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  • Posted: Mar 22, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Cellulant is a digital payments business. We run an ecosystem of consumers, merchants and banks in which we facilitate payments and build value through the value-added services we layer on top. In building this ecosystem we serve different types of customers with different products, in a range that includes mobile banking products, mobile credit products, US...
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    Senior Software Engineer - Backend


    We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our product teams in scaling our payments products in Africa.  As a Senior Software Engineer, you work in a team that owns the design, development, and operations for mission-critical applications of the payments business. You are responsible for developing frontend applications using best practices.


    • Delivering complete features and maintaining existing ones.
    • Design and implement scalable distributed systems using Kubernetes, Docker, and other tools in the Cloud Native landscape.
    • Build configuration and deployment assets required to deploy and run the distributed applications.
    • Work with the frontend and API engineers to define RESTful API Specifications.
    • Creating self-contained, reusable, and testable microservices and components.
    • Participating in Sprint Planning and tracking work items
    • Work well with technical and non-technical people to deliver high-value results
    • Ensure that all written code and architecture is high quality, scalable, and performant
    • Take initiative in refactoring and keep things simple
    • Take full ownership of a feature set, from the first discussion to going live.
    • Using test-driven development to write well-tested code.
    • Fixing bugs fast and taking your time to solve hard problems well.
    • Prototyping new ideas to help with initial feature definition.
    • Participating in architecture and code reviews.


    Must have experience:

    • 5+ years of industry experience building and operating large-scale, highly available distributed systems.
    • 5y+ Experience with Java/C# on large-scale projects.
    • Strong knowledge of building cloud-native applications using Java, Spring, and Spring boot.
    • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals.
    • Confidence with the unit and automated functional testing in Spring boot.
    • Experience building multi-tenant distributed SAAS applications is a strong plus.
    • Experience with CI/CD.
    • Experience with performance analysis and optimization in Java is a strong plus
    • Proven software architecture experience.
    • Ability to understand and break down large features into complete solutions.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with all levels of engineers and other disciplines.

    Experience that will count in your favour: 

    • You’ve mentored teammates on new ways to deepen their technical craft


    • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field

    Personal attributes: 

    • Proficient, autonomous, and rigorous behavior.

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