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Software Engineer (Backend) at Cowrywise

Cowrywise
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Software Engineer (Backend) at Cowrywise, Interested and qualified candidates should see the job detail and apply.

Cowrywise

Cowrywise is a digital wealth management platform democratising access to savings and investment products for the underserved but growing millennials in Africa. Joining us would mean being part of an interdisciplinary team with a lofty vision of building the next-generation wealth management platform for Africans.

We are recruiting to fill the position below

Job Title: Software Engineer (Backend)

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

About this Position

  • We are looking for a Software Engineer (Backend) to help us as we scale out our engineering infrastructure, software, and services
  • Talk to us if you are interested in a fast-paced environment and if you are passionate about using technology to solve exciting problems.

Your Role Will Involve

  • Working within the engineering team to build new product features and enhancements, while solving some of the most interesting problems in financial analysis, machine learning, payments systems, and infrastructure scaling.
  • Building internal and external interfaces (API) for a diverse set of touchpoints, while also consuming other 3rd party interfaces.
  • Collaborating with product designers, product managers, and the rest of the team to bring to life new experiences for our customers.
  • Working on scaling our backend infrastructure on AWS, including writing automation scripts and technical documentation.
  • Contribute to raising our engineering standards, tooling, and processes

What We Look For

  • 3+ years of experience developing backend software applications, web or mobile applications, and public-facing APIs.
  • Solid knowledge of writing software in Python. Good knowledge of Django and other Python frameworks will be an added advantage, including experience with caching, queuing, and asynchronous tasks and frameworks.
  • Our infrastructure is purely nix-based, so we’d love to see you have a good experience working with production apps on Linux environments and you’re not afraid of being dropped in front of a shell prompt.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals, algorithms, and data structures background.
  • Experience with containers, and container orchestration using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Close familiarity with software engineering tools, software development methodology, TDD, and release processes is a big advantage.

TLDR Requirements

  • Sound Knowledge of Python web frameworks (Django, Flask, Falcon)
  • Working knowledge of Database Systems (Mysql, Postgres)
  • Familiarity with using Linux commands (centos or ubuntu)
  • Familiarity with uwsgi, gunicorn, nginx and apache
  • Ability to use git
  • Good understanding of REST principles and a fair understanding of building RESTful APIs with Django rest framework
  • Familiarity with Oauth2 and JWT Authentication
  • Bonus points for Celery, Redis, Memcache, Docker, RabbitMQ.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

To apply for this job please visit cowrywise.breezy.hr.

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