Africa - Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda
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 3 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.
As a Senior Software Engineer on Marketplaces, you'd be responsible for scaling out the Airtime, Bills & Data services with an event driven core infrastructure to multiple countries globally.
What You Will Be Doing
Be An Owner: Own management of the Chipper Airtime, Bills & Data infrastructure
Coordinate with multiple partners, telcos and MNOs across the world to scale our airtime, bills and data services for all our customers
Work with stakeholders to define and set Airtime, Bills & Data roadmap for your team.
Build reliable, failsafe systems with automated monitoring and alerting
Expose APIs to internal systems that rely on Chipper's Airtime, Bills and Data systems
Think critically about how to best scale the infrastructure to serve the next 100m+ users on the platform
Proactively seek out, and find solutions for any potential security vulnerabilities within the application infrastructure
What You Should Have
Limitless curiosity, persistence and a desire to get things done
Ability to work autonomously, in ambiguity and collaboratively
Strong communication skills, both written and oral
Worked on systems where data consistency and availability is required
Demonstrated technical initiative on previous projects
Experience integrating and maintaining 3rd Party API integrations
Great to have
Managing Node.js backend services at scale
Payment / finance focused technology experience
Working with event driven microservices
About Our Tech Stack
Node.js + Typescript service-based architecture
React Native Android/iOS application
PostgreSQL application databases
RabbitMQ for inter-server communication
Server hosting on Heroku and Google Cloud Platform
Fully automated CI/CD using Semaphore, Heroku CI, and Github
Application monitoring with Datadog, Logz.io, and Amplitude
Snowflake for data warehousing and analysis
Python for in-depth data analysis, transformation, and reporting
If you feel you are a fit, please apply because we would love to hear from you. It means a lot to us that you have taken the time to read through our job description so thank you so much for your time. We wish you all the best in your job search.