Recruitment for Senior Software Engineer, Commerce Services (Remote) at Chipper Cash

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Chipper Cash is Africa’s modern mobile payments platform. We’re helping friends, families and loved ones stay connected and securely send money across Africa with incredible ease and peace of mind. Our cross-border payments infrastructure also helps merchants and businesses in Africa accept payments on the internet with no friction. Over 4 million users have joined so far and we’re growing very fast. We have raised a total of $152.2M from Jeff Bezos, Joe Montana and some of the most reputable fintech Venture Capital firms in the world to accelerate the growth of financial services within Africa.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior Software Engineer, Commerce Services
Location: Nigeria (Remote)
Job Description

  • We’re looking for a Software Engineer to join the Commerce Services team and help continue our amazing growth trajectory.
  • Chipper is more than just a mobile wallet, it’s how people send money home to their grandparents for medicine, how parents send money to their children for school books, it’s how the African continent gets connected to the economy worldwide.
  • Our products and business are growing rapidly and we need innovative thinkers and gritty explorers to help us pave the way in exciting areas like cryptocurrency, cross-border transactions, and expanding opportunities for generational wealth through access to the stock market.

Your Mission:

  • You’ll be responsible for developing and maturing Chipper’s Cards products and services.
  • We launched Virtual Debit Cards in Nigeria in 2021 and are now looking to launch in more countries as well as expand our offerings. New country launches, rewards programs, and physical cards are all potential areas you may impact and work on.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Design, develop, and maintain Chipper’s card systems, integrations, and infrastructure
  • Build out new features and products to help grow and scale Cards worldwide
  • Communicate and work directly with the technology partners Chipper uses for card issuance, transaction processing, and other card services
  • Analyze technical problems, design and document solutions, and champion their adoption
  • Review technical specifications and code from other engineers, proactively providing guidance and suggestions to improve individuals and systems
  • Improve, promote and maintain our coding and quality standards and continue to raise the bar on our engineering practices
  • Pair, mentor, and learn with and from other engineers on the team and wider engineering organization
  • Collaborate and work with a distributed, diverse, and talented group of people across engineering, product, design, operations, growth, and more
  • Foster a welcoming and inclusive environment that empowers people to grow and succeed
  • Help out in other areas as needed, such as with issue resolution, incidents and investigations, engineering wide initiatives, and other high impact work
  • Have the opportunity to work cross-functionally and in multiple domains such as airtime, bill payments, money movement, mobile applications, cloud infrastructure, and more.

What You Should Have:

  • Multiple years of experience designing and developing backend engineering systems
  • Experience working with API integrations to third-party technology partners
  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal, to collaborate with other engineers and product managers
  • Ability to think and reason about technical systems and problems, and come up with solutions that are simple yet performant and mature
  • A high degree of collaboration, autonomy, responsibility, and initiative.
  • You will be part of a team environment that rewards and expects supportive autonomy, where you are supported and given trust and the ability to operate independently without micromanagement
  • A kind, compassionate, empathetic, and inclusive mindset
  • We look for well-rounded software engineers of all backgrounds.
  • Exceptional candidates may have experience working in card services, financial technology, leading complex projects with multiple engineers, and working in a modern JavaScript engineering environment.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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