Senior Software Engineer Job at ARCA PAYMENT COMPANY


Arca Payments Company Limited was founded in 2016, with a clear vision to become Africa's premier payment services platform, fostering Financial inclusion and innovation & actively shaping the future of Financial Services, throughout the region.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Senior Software Engineer

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • To develop high quality reusable software component, for business to business integration, using international best practices and new best-in-class technologies, concepts, and philosophy
  • To design, code, test, analyze and manage software programs and applications that drive the Arca’s strategy

Job Responsibilities
Strategy & Planning:

  • Works with other software developers, the software architect and designers in conceptualizing and developing new software programs and applications
  • Plans own work in phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC) for a variety of projects
  • Assists in the preparation and documentation of software requirements and specifications
  • Performs research on the requirements of software users and documents findings to serve
  • Works closely with the Team Lead, Business Analyst and Product Owner for understanding the functional and system requirements

Acquisition & Deployment:

  • Conducts research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts
  • Recommends, schedule, and performs software improvements and upgrades

Operational Management:

  • Consistently writes, translate, and code software programs and applications according to specifications and PCIDSS standards
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software application.
  • Write and execute unit tests for developed software applications.
  • Perform peer to peer code reviews.
  • Participate and contribute to software architectural design sessions.
  • Maintain and implement source control & version management.
  • Create technical documentation for all software applications.
  • Deploy all developed application to the development environment for QA and Testing.
  • Guide & follow through on developed software applications to ensure successful UAT and subsequent shipment.
  • Works closely with the QA team to ensure quality and timely software development within his/her responsibilities
  • Run and monitors software performance tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging
  • Administers critical analysis of test results and delivers solutions to problem areas
  • Generates statistics and prepare and write reports for management and/or team members on the status of the programming process
  • Monitor & manage project life-cycle on popular work management tool.
  • Updates tasks on work management tool.
  • Ensures robust and sustainable enterprise social collaboration architecture for software development by monitoring matrices of the SOA, and fixing complaints/bugs logged by customers
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of user manuals and guidelines for ease of use by the client / customers
  • Installs software products for end users as required
  • Creates and manages Application Programming Interface (API)
  • Writes programming scripts to enhance functionality and/or appearance of company Web site and / or related Web applications as necessary
  • Removes code script from company Web site and/or related Web applications as necessary
  • Liaises with network administrators, systems analysts, and software engineers to assist in resolving problems with software products or company software systems

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree / HND in Computer / System / Electrical / Electronic Engineering / Applied Physics / Computer Science or a related discipline

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience using Java and related technologies.
  • Candidate must have payment industry experience.

Performance Goals:

  • Expert level in Java Programming using Java 8 and above
  • Understand how to develop Enterprise Solutions
  • Understanding of Microservices Architecture
  • Hands on experience using Spring Boot Framework
  • Hands On experience using Ci / CD
  • Hands on experience with building cloud solutions
  • Experience using ISO 8583
  • Experience using ISO 20022
  • Experience in development of Payment Solutions
  • Understanding of Domain Driven Architecture
  • Should be able to guide and Mentor Junior Developers
  • Hands on experience with BDD Testing Framework
  • Hands on experience with Junit, Mockito, Hamcrest and AssertJ
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