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Senior Backend Engineer (Remote, Anywhere)

Closing: May 30, 2022

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Published: Mar 9, 2022 (3 months ago)

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We’re looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our Software Engineering Department. Software Engineering at M-KOPA works within small team of engineers, product managers, and testers to deliver solidly architected + tested services, and to maintain those services in production.


Responsibilities
We’re looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our Software Engineering Department. Software Engineering at M-KOPA works within small team of engineers, product managers, and testers to deliver solidly architected + tested services, and to maintain those services in production.


In this role you will be expected to:

    • Deliver high quality backend code into production on a regular basis
    • Build and maintain delivery pipelines and alerting to support a devops culture
    • Work collaboratively with other developers in multiple time zones
    • Have commercial experience with with C#.
    • Ideally have knowledge of azure and AKS or other containerized application deployment tools.
    • Ideally have knowledge of the financial services industry.

You Might Be A Good Fit If You…

    • Have a degree in computer science or a related field, or equivalent experience/self-directed learning - We care much more about your skills than about how you acquired them!
    • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a professional software engineer/architect on medium/large scale distributed systems.
    • Have commercial experience with C#.
    • Have experience shipping high-quality backend code into production.
    • Have experience orchestrating and managing cloud infrastructure (preferably in the infrastructure-as-code paradigm, or a willingness to learn).
    • Are comfortable with the devops culture, and with the idea of being involved with the management of the systems that you build through their entire lifecycle.
    • Have a collaborative spirit and a strong desire to learn from teammates and to work as part of a team that is greater than the sum of its parts.
    • Have experience building software for the financial services industry, although this is not essential.
This position will report to a Principal Engineer and can be based anywhere where possible to work within a time zone -1/+3 hours UTC. We can offer a full-time permanent contract of employment to candidates’ resident in the UK, Kenya, Uganda or Nigeria, where our offices are based, together with a competitive salary (dependent on skills and experience), company bonus (dependent on company performance and OKRs), and a range of company benefits. For applicants who are resident in countries outside of where our offices are based, we can offer a 3 year consultancy contract, together with a freelance daily rate and an annual bonus incentive. You will also need to travel as needed to Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, and/or Ghana to engage with our customers and in-country teams.
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M-KOPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


M-KOPA does not collect/charge any money as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement. This means that we never ask for ‘recruitment fees’, ‘processing fees’, ‘interview fees’ or any other kind of money in exchange for offer letters or interviews at any time during the hiring process.


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