IT and Telecoms

Software Engineer in a Global Fintech Company

Gumi & Company – Our client, a global fintech company whose offerings include the provision of payment and trading solutions to clients, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Software Engineer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Contract Full time, permanent
Reporting to Lead Engineer

Role Overview

  • We are looking for a skilled and resourceful Software Engineering professional based in any of the locations above to join our rapidly growing team.

Main Responsibilities / Deliverables

  • Innovating, developing, maintaining, and contributing to the company’s existing codebase and associated applications
  • Synergizing with engineering leads to assist with architecture decisions for application and supporting infrastructure
  • Improving the overall system development process and delivery capacity of the team
  • Optimizing application performance and test coverage preparing presentations demonstrating application feature delivery Working with the product team to refine product requirements including providing feasibility and effort estimations
  • Providing support to our customers; triaging any issues Mentoring, training and supporting other engineers to help develop in-house skills.

The Person

  • Experience Significant experience in a similar role
  • Good knowledge of working with Ruby and Ruby on Rails
  • Good knowledge of using automated testing frameworks such as RSpec
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript
  • Good knowledge of source control using Git
  • Familiarity with the agile development methodology specifically Scrum
  • Familiarity with deploying and managing applications on the cloud
  • Good knowledge of software deployment tooling and orchestration
  • Good knowledge of databases systems, especially PostgreSQL
  • Confidence in refactoring and working with both new and existing codebases
  • Other skills and traits A strong and flexible work ethic
  • Good knowledge of cloud providers, especially AWS
  • Preference to participate in pair-programming and using GitHub pull requests to review the code of others.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV / Work Portfolio to: using the job title as the subject of the mail

Note: We are an equal opportunities employer and commitment to this process will be expected.

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