Software Engineer (Backend) at CowryWise

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Job Title: Software Engineer (Backend)

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Job Type: Full-Time

About this position

  • We are looking for a Software Engineer (Backend) to help us as we scale out our engineering infrastructure, software, and services. Talk to us if you are interested in a fast-paced environment and if you are passionate about using technology to solve exciting problems.

Your role will involve:

  • Working within the engineering team to build new product features and enhancements, while solving some of the most interesting problems in financial analysis, machine learning, payments systems, and infrastructure scaling.
  • Building internal and external interfaces (API) for a diverse set of touchpoints, while also consuming other 3rd party interfaces.
  • Collaborating with product designers, product managers, and the rest of the team to bring to life new experiences for our customers.
  • Working on scaling our backend infrastructure on AWS, including writing automation scripts and technical documentation.
  • Contribute to raising our engineering standards, tooling, and processes

You would be a perfect fit if you have:

  • 3+ years of experience developing backend software applications, web or mobile applications, and public-facing APIs.
  • Solid knowledge of writing software in Python. Good knowledge of Django and other Python frameworks will be an added advantage, including experience with caching, queuing, and asynchronous tasks and frameworks.
  • A good experience working with production apps on Linux environments and you’re not afraid of being dropped in front of a shell prompt.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals, algorithms, and data structures background.
  • Experience with containers, and container orchestration using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Close familiarity with software engineering tools, software development methodology, TDD, and release processes is a big advantage.

TLDR Requirements

  • Sound Knowledge of Python web frameworks (Django, Flask, Falcon)
  • Working knowledge of Database Systems (Mysql, Postgres)
  • Familiarity with using Linux commands (centos or ubuntu)
  • Familiarity with uwsgi, gunicorn, nginx and apache
  • Ability to use git
  • Good understanding of REST principles and a fair understanding of building RESTful APIs with Django rest framework
  • Familiarity with Oauth2 and JWT Authentication
  • Bonus points for Celery, Redis, Memcache, Docker, RabbitMQ

If selected, you would have access to:

  • Earn in the top 10% of the industry benchmark.
  • Work with some of the smartest engineering talents and compassionate people building the next-generation personal wealth management tools.
  • 21 days paid leave and 13th-month salary
  • Fully-funded all-round health insurance
  • 10% employer’s pension contribution
  • An exciting opportunity to network vertically and horizontally with different businesses across the diverse sectors we interact with
  • Free lunch, data allowance, and other benefits.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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