We are a young and passionate team building the #1 tech platform in Africa dedicated to small and micro merchants. More than 1M merchants, in 15 countries, tested our flagship products (Konnash App and Invyad POS) to manage and grow their business.
We operate in small, autonomous, agile and independent teams. We encourage ownership, innovation and creativity in a supportive environment where sharing best practices is key.
We are looking for passionate and creative profiles who combine data and emerging technologies to break new ground in the mobile market. Driven by a culture of testing and learning, we welcome amazing talent to take on and manage unique, ambitious and challenging projects. Our goal is to strive for excellence, both individually and collectively, which means for us solving problems by breaking the rules, learning quickly and independently, and delivering the best performance possible.
What we are looking for:
We are looking for a great team player and fast learner that is willing to:
- Develop and modify user-facing and backend features for web and mobile applications
- Support ongoing development for existing projects/applications
- Build reusable code and libraries for future use
- Optimise application for maximum speed and scalability
- Work closely with UX and design team to ensure the technical feasibility of designs while maintaining user-centric focus
- Work within a product team to prioritise and implement new application features, while simultaneously maintaining the quality of existing features and functionality
- Assist the product manager in managing the product backlog, assigning points to backlog items to accurately establish velocity, and establishing sprint goals
- 1 to 3 years of industry experience in engineering
- Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
- Proficiency using Java
- Previous exposure to architectural patterns of web applications (e.g., well-designed
- APIs, micro services, high volume data pipelines, efficient algorithms)
- Expertise in relational databases and schema design
- Disciplined approach to writing tests and quality assurance
- Cool, easy-going, genuinely willing to learn and create value