Software Engineer Job at StraitPay

StraitPay - Spending and Investing in Africa should not require endless paperwork & brain numbing bureaucracy. We created straitPay to invite financial prosperity in all areas of Africa's economic growth.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Software Engineer

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We believe that there is a lot of potential on the African continent, which is why at straitPay - We believe in Africa. We are a Fin-tech company incorporated in the UK, on a mission to make spending & investment in Africa a lot easier and more convenient for anyone living outside of Africa.
  • straitPay was created to invite financial prosperity and drive in all areas of Africa’s economic growth. At the core of our business is easy money transfer from the comfort of our customer's location in the diaspora to pay bills, buy airtime, invest, and interact with Africa in their preferred local currency.
  • You can be a part of this exciting journey with us.

The Role

  • Are you a full-stack developer with experience in building scalable software solutions, and proficient in front and back-end programming? If yes, you are just what we are looking for.
  • The team at Straitpay is looking for a software developer to join the team and participate in the software development lifecycle from conception to deployment.
  • You should also be a team player with a flare for visual design and utility, and improving user experience.

What You'll Do

  • Design client-side and server-side architecture.
  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications.
  • Maintain and upgrade the software following deployment.
  • Modify and test changes to previously developed programs, steps taken to resolve them, and the specific dates/individuals involved.
  • Oversee the automated testing and provide feedback to management during the development process.
  • Write effective APIs.
  • Work alongside graphic designers for web design features.
  • Troubleshoot, debug, and upgrade software.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • A Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or a relevant field is a plus!
  • 3 years of proven experience in developing software applications.
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery).
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB) and UI/UX design.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Knowledge of GraphQL is a plus.
  • Knowledge of numerous back-end languages (e.g. C#, Java, Python, NodeJS) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Node.js).
  • An analytical mind.

Why you should join us:

  • Salary is between N‎3,000,000 - N‎3,600,000 / Annum (Based on Experience).
  • Flexible work environment.
  • Health Insurance.
  • A chance to do impactful work and make a difference on the continent.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the Job Position as the subject of email.