Senior Backend Engineer

Job Description

LendTech provides (a division of DT one) B2B digital lending solutions for emerging markets in partnership with mobile and digital wallet operators and financial service providers. LendTech supports 24 operations in 23 countries, across Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Our headquarters are in Nairobi, but we have a global, diverse team in over 6 countries. Our flagship products are Advance Credit Service (ACS) and Nano: ACS is an airtime or data advance offered to prepaid mobile subscribers at the point of low credit. Nano is a micro cash advance offered to mobile wallet users on demand.

Your qualification

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field
  • Senior developer with at least 5 years of working experience handling multidisciplinary complex systems
  • Solid experience in Backend technologies such as Java, Clojure, Python, Javascript, or other scripting languages
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration technologies: Docker & Kubernetes is a plus
  • Solid understanding of CI/CD and code versioning tools
  • Solid experience and understanding in No/SQL databases
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

Nice to Have

  • Experience with Frontend technologies such as Angular, React, Vue, etc
  • Experience with creating aesthetic user experience and interfaces
  • Being familiar with the Linux environment as a user and developer (Debian is a plus)
  • Team management and mentorship skills are a plus
  • Show commitment to collaborative problem solving
  • Shows leadership and enthuses others to achieve their potential and create a positive atmosphere.

Work Details

  • Location: Onsite in Nairobi (no relocation package)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Medical & Pension, Group Life Cover
  • Start Time: ASAP
  • Full-time 40 hours a week
  • 27 days holiday
  • Flexible working environment
  • Language: English B1