Job Opportunities at Cowrywise


Cowrywise is a digital wealth management platform democratizing access to savings and investment products for the underserved but growing Millenials in Africa. Joining us would mean being part of an interdisciplinary team dedicated to a lofty vision of building the next-generation wealth management platform for Africans.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Software Engineer (IOS)

Job Location: Lagos, NG
Job Type: Full-Time

About the Position

  • We are looking for a skilled Software Engineer(iOS) who will join our team of talented engineers to design and help us to build the next generation of our mobile applications.
  • You should be able to write clean code while maintaining Apple development standards
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Your role will involve:

  • Creating and maintaining advanced applications for the iOS platform.
  • Working together with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Covering your code with unit tests to ensure robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.
  • Troubleshooting issues and bugs and improve application performance.
  • Exploring, evaluating, and implementing new technologies to maximize development efficiency.

Requirements
What we look for:

  • 2+ years' experience of working in an iOS Developer position with a good understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.
  • At least one original iOS application is published in the app store.
  • Significant experience in software development, including work with third-party libraries and APIs.
  • Excellent knowledge of Swift, SwiftUI, Objective-C, and Cocoa Touch. You must be familiar with tools like Realm Swift, Alamofire/Promise Kit, SwiftyJSON.
  • Good experience with iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, Core Graphics, and Core Text.
  • Good knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals, algorithms, and data structures background
  • Close familiarity with software engineering tools, software development methodology, TDD, and release processes is a big advantage.

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

Application Instructions:

  • Complete this test iOS Developer Test and submit in the application form with your entry's repo

Job Position: Product Designer

Job Location: Lagos, NG
Job Type: Full-Time

About this Position

  • We are looking for a top-notch Product Designer to help us create exhilarating design experiences for our users. Your work will cut across our mobile apps, internal tools, and dashboards.
  • You should be able to translate user requirements into beautiful experiences, have attention to detail in creating interfaces, and adept at understanding how design impacts growth.

Responsibilities

  • Work together with product management and engineering teams to translate requirements into beautiful, usable, and realistic interfaces.
  • Participate in all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering.
  • Develop original ideas that bring simplicity and user-friendliness to complex design roadblocks.
  • Prepare wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
  • Discuss designs and key milestone deliverables with peers and executive-level stakeholders.
  • Perform user research and evaluate user feedback.
  • Set design guidelines, best practices, and standards.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies.

Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience working in a product-driven company preferably fintech.
  • Strong visual design skills with a good understanding of user-system interaction.
  • Significant experience with Sketch, Figma, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, or other visual design and wire-framing tools.
  • Profound UI design skills with a solid portfolio of design projects.
  • Significant experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps

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


Job Position: Finance Manager

Job Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-Time
Department: Finance

About this Role

  • We are looking for a Finance Manager to strengthen our team as we march to our next growth phase. You will be responsible for analysing everyday financial activities and keep a tab on the financial health of Cowrywise.
  • You will lead the development of financial reports, budget and strategies to guide executives in making sound business decisions in the short and long term.
  • This role requires an experienced finance professional who is able to combine strategy with execution flawlessly.

Responsibilities
As a crucial member of the finance team, you will be responsible for:

  • Collecting, interpreting and reviewing financial information
  • Developing trends and projections for the firm’s finances.
  • Reporting to management and stakeholders, and providing advice on how the company and future business decisions might be impacted
  • Developing financial reports and interpreting financial information to management and stakeholders while recommending further courses of action.
  • Developing long-term business plans based on these reports
  • Reviewing, monitoring and managing budgets
  • Developing strategies that work to minimise financial risk
  • Oversee operations of the finance team, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met.
  • Maintain the financial health of the organization.

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
  • BSc and or MSc degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics from reputable institutions.
  • Professional qualifications such as CFA, ACCA or similar will be strongly considered.

Desired Skillsets:

  • A keen analytical eye, and extensive experience building integrated financial models from scratch (in Excel or other planning applications).
  • Experience in the financial sector with previous possible roles such as financial analyst
  • Extensive understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and a willingness to proactively work with functions across the company.
  • Able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used
  • A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles
  • Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
  • Highly comfortable with a fast-paced and growing work environment.
  • Interest in fintech and hungry to learn

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

Note: We do not expect that all applicants would have all the desired skillsets. You will be given strong consideration if you are particularly exceptional in few and have some interest and capabilities in others.


Job Position: Software Engineer (Frontend)

Job Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time

About this position

  • We are looking for a top-notch Software Engineer (Frontend) to help us bring exhilarating engineering experiences to our users across the web. Your work will cut across our internal tools and dashboards; to tools used by our customers. You will work with our designers to bring their designs to life.

Responsibilities

  • Implementing pixel-perfect design prototypes for our website, internal and user-facing dashboards
  • Regularly optimizing the frontend code for faster loading, better usability, conversion optimizations.
  • Connecting frontend components to the backend using Restful API's.
  • Assisting the Growth team in coding various web collaterals, and optimizing user journeys on the website.
  • Work directly with the UX design team to continuously improve our customers (both internal and external) experience

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in web development
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML SCSS and SVG Animations
  • Highly proficient with the JavaScript language and its modern ES6+ syntax and features
  • Familiarity with the Vue.js ecosystem, including Vue CLI, Vuex, Vue Router, and Nuxt.js
  • Proficiency with modern development tools, like Gulp, Npm, Webpack, and Git
  • Experience with both consuming and designing RESTful APIs

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

Application Procedure
Take this test (Frontend Engineer Test) and submit in the application form with your entry's repo and a public demo url

Click here to Apply