Recruitment / Consulting

Recent Vacancies at OneFi Nigeria, 9th May, 2019

OneFi started in 2012 as a brick and mortar consumer lender focused on the Nigerian market. Having raised a Series A round in 2015, we pivoted in 2016 to become a digital lender via the Paylater App ( and we are focused on provided access to financial services to the “Next Billion’ starting in Africa.

Currently, we are the largest fully automated smartphone lender in West Africa with over 1,000,000 apps downloaded and disbursing just under 2,000 loans per day in Nigeria and Ghana. Our 2018 goal is to be a digital bank in 3 countries and have secured a banking license in Nigeria already.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Front-end Web Engineer

Location: Lagos


  • We are looking for a passionate, career driven Senior Frontend Developer to join our team. This is a great opportunity to gain significant and substantial experience.

The ideal candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • Must have been building robust, maintainable, scalable web-based applications for at least 5 years.
  • Must be able to work comfortably in a team.
  • Knowledge of JavaScript / HTML / CSS / PHP.
  • Good working knowledge of Relational Database Systems (MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Oracle) and/or NoSQL systems (MongoDB, Elastic, Cassandra).
  • Knowledge of PHP (laravel), Angular JS and vueJS
  • Knowledge of GIT
  • Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and/or other automated testing skills.
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or a related field.

The following are optional but will enhance your chances of being considered:

  • Understanding of basic financial and accounting concepts.
  • Experience with managing and deploying applications on AWS.
  • Site/Software Development: The Frontend Developer plays an active role in the Carbon’s key website development. He oversees front-end development for the websites by building prototypes and conducting the documentation that articulates the sites’ structures and organization. In this capacity, the Frontend Developer also implements any requested template, JavaScript, PHP and CSS changes to the already existent websites.
  • He develops code using JavaScript, HTML5, PHP and CSS on responsive sites across multiple browsers, tablets, and other internet accessing devices such as phones in order to ensure accessibility of the site from multiple devices. It is also his duty to build reusable code and libraries that may be used in future and reduce site building workload for the business.
  • Troubleshooting and Testing: The Frontend Developer is tasked with defining, designing, and executing testing of sites/software. He plays a leading role in troubleshooting and fixing any frontend issues and tests the site/software for multi-device and cross-browser capability.
  • The Frontend Developer is also responsible for evaluating site/software specs prior to their implementation in order to ensure the features complexity is properly understood.
  • Experience: The candidate must have at least 5 years of working experience gathering site/software development experience. In this time the candidate must have gained vast practical experience building and maintaining websites and becoming proficient in web development inclusive of HTML5, PHP and CSS. The candidate will also demonstrate a strong understanding of user interface scripting and JavaScript frameworks, inclusive of jQuery as well as a keen understanding of SEO principles.
  • He will further demonstrate a keen understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and mitigation measures for each of those issues. The candidate will also have an ability to utilize testing tools for the purpose of ensuring maximum consistency among a vast array of browsers and devices. He will also be highly experienced in user interface development and be highly experienced in the workings of AGILE/SCRUM, AngularJS, ASP.Net MVC, Grunt, SASS, or other frontend web technologies.
  • As a bonus, the candidate will also have some experience working on middle-tier and backend site/software development.

Method of Application 

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Data Scientist

Location: Lagos

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and implement methods for adaptive learning with associated controls of effectiveness, methods for explaining model decisions where necessary, model validation, as well as A/B testing of models.
  • Creating predictive customer behavioral models using a multitude of data sources
  • Experiment with in-house and external data sets to test feasibility on relevance and value of data to business problems
  • Work with business stakeholders to aid with data driven business decisions
  • Collaborate with engineering to implement predictive models in production environment
  • Pro-actively drive availability of relevant data, tools, and infrastructure


  • University Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Information Systems or related Engineering fields, with 3+ years experience in the relevant industry
  • Practical experience with statistical learning techniques such as logistic regression, Naïve Bayes, SVM, decision trees, or neural networks.
  • Financial services domain knowledge including expertise at the intersection of risk, finance and customer domains
  • Strong technical background in Programming, Database Technology, Data Visualization and Big Data

Skill Sets:

  • Strong analytical skills with previous experience working with large and complex data sets.
  • Result-oriented team player with exceptional motivation and interpersonal skills
  • Expert in performing statistical analysis, data manipulation and modeling in R and/or Python.
  • Proficient in reporting/visualization using any of the available tools in R, Python, Kibana, etc.
  • Excellent skills in Apache Hadoop and related toolset (MapR, HDFS, YARN, Spark and/or Mlib)


  • AWS Toolchain experience, S3, RedShift, RDS, EMR, Machine Learning.

Method of Application 

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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