Junior Software Engineer

Posted on September 10th, 2021 | 80 days left to apply | 41 views

As Junior Software Engineer you will be accountable for solving complex technical problems with solutions that are scalable, testable, maintainable, and efficient. You will report to the Tech Lead.

You will

  • Work in an agile cross-functional team, delivering quality code you can be proud of
  • In collaboration with team members, successfully plan and deliver technologies that improve a major portion of a system/service design, product, application or process
  • Work with a modern but pragmatic Tech Stack (i.e. Kotlin, Spring Boot, Docker, Terraform, Kubernetes, Datadog, Jenkins + Spinnaker for CI/CD, AWS), building a highly scalable distributed system
  • Led and supported by an experienced, hands-on Tech Lead

You will need

  • Experience designing, developing and testing software
  • Hands-on experience with the design and development of high-volume/low-latency services
  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure, ideally AWS

We ask a lot of each other at JUMO, but we give a lot too. 

You will love

  • Collaborating with smart, engaging people in an inspiring work environment
  • Working for impact
  • Growing and learning continuously, with loads of encouragement and support
  • Boldly taking risks as we navigate new challenges
  • Flexible work practices enabling your best delivery
  • Being autonomous and empowered to lead
  • A stack of leading-edge technologies

Remote First

Our environment is designed to foster innovation and enable collaboration, working from one of our Tech Hubs in South Africa, Kenya or Portugal. We operate a remote first working approach where working remotely is our default way of working. We have co-working spaces available in Cape Town and Nairobi for collaboration and connection and for the use of those who value and want to work out of an office. We provide access to co-working spaces on a needs basis for collaboration and connection for all our engineers and employees working from our Porto hub.

Diversity and Inclusion

At JUMO, we believe that diversity strengthens our teams and strive in our recruitment process to create an environment where people from every background can collaborate and prosper and be themselves.

JUMO is a full technology platform, developed for building and running financial services. JUMO partners with forward thinking banks and mobile network operators to connect consumers and small businesses with financial opportunity. JUMO combines data and technology to deliver products designed to reach and fit the 80% of the world’s population that are un(der)served by traditional financial services. JUMO’s extensive network of partners includes financial services providers such as the Barclays Africa Group, Letshego Bank, and Telenor Microfinance Bank, as well as mobile network operators such as MTN, Airtel, Telenor, and Tigo. In 2018, JUMO also partnered with Uber to create JUMO Drive, a digital vehicle asset financing product for Uber driver-partners. Currently, JUMO employs over 350 people in 10 countries across Africa and Asia, with hubs in Singapore, London, and Palo Alto. Approximately two-thirds of JUMO’s employees are specialists in the areas of software engineering, data science, analytics, and finance. Since JUMO was founded in 2014, the company doubled its staff complement each year for two consecutive years, and it was recently recognized by the London Stock Exchange Group as one of the Companies to Inspire Africa in 2019.
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