Business and Finance

Backend / API Engineer, Connect at Mono

Mono helps businesses in Africa access financial accounts for financial data and payments. Businesses of all sizes in Africa use our platform to retrieve account details, transactions and move money, reliably and securely, including Carbon, Renmoney, Inflow Finance, Tangerine Insurance, and many others.

In almost a year, we’ve introduced a steady cadence of innovations, such as statement pages, a no-code tool to retrieve bank statements, and much more. We’ve connected to 10% of all active bank accounts in Nigeria, and our investors include YCombinator, Entree Capital, and others.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Backend / API Engineer, Connect

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full time


  • The Connect backend teams are responsible for building the APIs that expose end-users financial information through a set of public-facing, easy-to-use APIs.
  • We’re looking for people with a strong background or interest in solving real world problems and ability to translate complexity into simplicity.
  • You’re comfortable in dealing with lots of moving pieces, have exquisite attention to detail, and have curiosity in learning new technologies and systems.


  • Lead the architecture, design, and implementation of Backend services and APIs powering Mono infrastructure.
  • Coordinate technical execution with other team members. Envision solutions collaboratively and coordinate their execution as a team, addressing technical and coordination issues.
  • Be customer-focused, think as a user of our APIs. Proactively tackle potential improvements and customer pain points.
  • Carefully manage API retro compatibility, document API changes and implement deprecation plans
  • Implement automated quality assurance and monitoring modules
  • 3+ years of industry experience building high-quality code and infrastructure
  • Experience shipping high-quality products from start to finish
  • Thrives in a collaborative environment involving different functions, stakeholders, and subject matter experts
  • Experience shipping high-quality products from start to finish
  • A desire to work closely with developers who depend on your libraries to deliver customer value
  • Attention to detail, especially around performance, accessibility, reliability, and security
  • Enjoys being a generalist working on both the frontend, backend, and anything it takes to solve problems and delight users, including work that falls outside engineering.


  • Stock options
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote friendly
  • Access to mental health service
  • Health Insurance
  • Training Budget
  • Team building events
  • Bank holidays swap inside the same month
  • Fitness/ wellness stipends
  • Yearly offsite
  • Fresh fruit every week, all-you-can-drink tea and coffee
  • Free lunch
  • Friday happy hours

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Instructions – Read carefully!

  • Please make sure you proofread everything as we are a company that really cares about attention to detail!
  • Once you’re done applying, please complete this assessment test. Take your time to get ready; it takes 15 minutes to complete but it’s a little challenging and fast-paced.

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