Oasis Africa Consulting Limited – Our client is a payments solution provider with global representation focused on African market. Dedicated to solving the inefficient payment systems and Foreign Exchange supply in emerging markets.

Job Position: Senior Software Engineer

Job Location: Remote

Job Description

  1. The successful candidate will be rresponsible for designing, developing, and maintaining financial applications and crypto-based platforms that empower Client customers to handle their global payments needs.
  2. You will play a key role in driving innovation, ensuring the quality and security of Client systems, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to deliver impactful solutions.
  3. At this role, your expertise in software engineering, combined with your understanding of the financial industry, will enable you to create innovative solutions that address the unique challenges faced by Client customers. With a strong focus on collaboration, you will also mentor junior engineers and contribute to improving Client engineering processes.

Job Responsibilities
Desired Abilities- Ability to:

  1. Design, develop, and maintain high-quality, scalable, and secure software solutions using Node.js, TypeScript, and AWS technologies.
  2. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product management, UX/UI design, and QA, to gather requirements, define specifications, and ensure the successful delivery of projects.
  3. Architect and implement efficient, maintainable, and modular code in javascript and Typescript, adhering to best practices, coding standards, and established guidelines.
  4. Optimise application performance by identifying bottlenecks, implementing solutions, and conducting regular code reviews.
  5. Leverage AWS services and tools to design and implement cloud-native applications, ensuring optimal performance, security, and cost-effectiveness.
  6. Participate in the entire software development lifecycle, from planning and design to deployment and maintenance, ensuring smooth project execution.
  7. Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in software engineering, particularly within the Node.js, TypeScript, and AWS ecosystems.
  8. Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve software issues, providing timely and practical solutions to ensure minimal user disruption.
  9. Collaborate with the other engineering team members to ensure smooth CI/CD pipelines, infrastructure management, and monitoring and alerting systems

Other Responsibilities:

  1. A typical day for the senior engineer at Client Company involves a dynamic mix of technical tasks, collaborative discussions, and mentorship opportunities.
  2. This individual actively engages in coding, conducts code reviews, and troubleshoots software issues.
  3. Collaborating with cross-functional teams ensures project alignment, while mentoring junior engineers supports their professional development.
  4. Beyond software development, responsibilities encompass architectural design, documentation, and staying abreast of industry trends.
  5. This multifaceted role plays a pivotal part in advancing Client Company’s mission of revolutionizing B2B payments in emerging markets.
  6. The Senior Software Engineer role at Client Company promises a fast-paced and diverse day. Flexibility and adaptability are crucial, as priorities may shift and unexpected opportunities or challenges may arise

Job Requirements

  • An Engineering Degree is not a prerequisite; instead, we highly value relevant experience in software development and a demonstrable portfolio of projects that highlight your skills.

You could be an ideal match if you possess:

  • 4+ years of professional experience in software development, focusing on web applications and backend services using JavaScript, TypeScript, and Node.js.
  • You will need to have strong proficiency in JavaScript, TypeScript, and Node.js with a deep understanding of core concepts, asynchronous programming, and performance optimisation techniques.
  • 2+ years of experience working with front-end frameworks, preferably Vue.js – and a solid understanding of HTML5, CSS3, and related web technologies – in building user-friendly and responsive web applications.
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies, such as Scrum or Kanban, and experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Some experience with NestJS, a progressive Node.js framework, and familiarity with its underlying principles, such as dependency injection and modularity, is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Domain-Driven Design (DDD) concepts and experience implementing DDD principles in software projects is valuable.
  • Familiarity with AWS services such as EC2, S3, Lambda, API Gateway, RDS, and Load balancers, and experience building scalable and secure cloud-based applications.
  • Knowledge of RESTful API design principles.
  • Experience with version control systems, preferably Git, and understanding of best code management and collaboration practices.
  • Proficiency in writing and maintaining unit, integration, and end-to-end tests using testing frameworks such as Jest, Mocha, or Jasmine.
  • Good knowledge of software development best practices, including design patterns, code modularity, and maintainability.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyse complex issues, develop practical solutions, and adapt to changing requirements.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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