Software Engineer at FairMoney

Title: Software Engineer | FairMoney | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Contract Type: Full-Time

FairMoney is building the leading mobile bank for emerging markets. They started with a digital microcredit application on Android, and currently roll out additional financial services (current account, savings, debit card) while expanding the product to Western Africa and South-East Asia.

So far they disbursed over 1,000,000 microloans and give more than 7000 loans daily. They are backed by top notch US/EU investors and have raised 15m EUR + Venture Capital supporting our stellar growth. They are a team of +70 between Paris and Lagos in Engineering (Android, Data, Backend), Product, Marketing, Customer Service and Operations and they won’t rest before the FairMoney app is in the hand of millions.

Description

  • You will be working as our Software Engineer in our Tech Division which is now composed of 11 people worldwide.
  • You will be based in Lagos and working with our engineering team based in Paris.
  • Your mission is to develop new features for our customers based in emerging countries in order to improve the services of our Android application.
  • Your goal is to build the new digital bank for emerging countries.

We are waiting for you to work on:

  • To develop new features (ex: wallet),
  • To decrease the time spent fixing and maintaining already shipped features,
  • To improve an infrastructure which can handle 2M clients.

Our Technical Stack:

  • Our customer product is an android application;
  • It communicates with a Ruby on Rails backend (sikekiq, rspec) – which we are open to teaching;
  • Our ML pipeline is an API-flask (Python);
  • We are hosted on AWS: we use Elastic Beanstalk, a RDS Aurora mysql database, S3, Kinesis (data-stream, firehose);
  • Prototype of a data warehouse on GCP (GCS, BigQuery, Cloud Composer);
  • We have automated tests that run on Travis.

Preferred Experience

  • You have 5 – 10 years of experience in backend,
  • You have an Engineering or University Diploma in computer science (we are also open to self-taught with 5 years experience in computer engineering),
  • You are able to code in a backend languague (Ruby on Rails or Python or node.js or Go or Php or Java…)
  • You have knowledge with AWS or GCP cloud providers,
  • You are able to go to the most efficient solution,
  • You know how to take initiatives.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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