Software Engineer (Backend)

Posted on June 26th, 2021 | 4 days left to apply | 173 views

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our Web Team. If you’re a creative problem solver who is hungry for a new adventure and ready to disrupt the fintech and consumer finance market then our team is waiting for you in the heart of Cairo!

About Shahry

Shahry is an AI powered mobile credit card. Launched in 2019, we have grown exponentially accelerating access to credit for unbanked Egyptians. Positioned as a buy-now-pay-later app for goods, Shahry offers Egypt’s only fully digital lending solution where applying for credit happens without a `wet signature`.

We source products exclusively from reputable merchants and allow monthly repayment of purchases through digital payments, credit cards, or Egypt’s vast network of over 200k PoS.

Shahry is also Egypt’s only startup funded and partnered with a regulated bank, allowing us unlimited access to financing and industry expertise to build a radical and innovative fintech platform.

This is an example of the stuff that allows us to geek out: automating credit scorecards, digitizing behavioral footprints, (automating) user profiling, and rocking the boat in general.

Responsibilities

  • Designing and developing production grade backend APIs using Django (python)
  • Conduct rigorous software testing, debugging and code reviews
  • Meeting both technical and consumer needs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BSc in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a similar technical discipline
  • Experience in algorithm design and implementation 
  • Experience in database design and SQL 
  • Experience in working with source code control systems (Git) 
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Django framework and python as a programming language
  • Experience in using Postgresql
  • Experience with writing modular and reusable code
  • Experience with Vue js and JavaScript testing is a plus
  • Good knowledge of Linux/Unix 
  • Experience in Linux Shell scripting 
  • Experience in Elasticsearch and/or Solr
  • Experience in web crawling, text mining, or search engine development 
  • Experience in CI/CD tools such as Jenkins 
  • Knowledge in OS virtualization and container engines such as Docker
With our app, you can buy all what you need on installments without down payment. Shahry is an AI powered mobile credit card. Launched in 2019, we have grown exponentially accelerating access to credit for unbanked Egyptians. Positioned as a buy-now-pay-later app for goods, Shahry offers Egypt’s only fully digital lending solution where applying for credit happens without a `wet signature`.
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