Senior Backend Engineer

Date Posted: Nov. 18, 2022, 5:32 a.m.

M-Kopa Solar

Job Description

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will

  • If you like to put your people and teammates first, you bring your most empathetic self to work
  • You like to take a product-focused approach to development and drive changes using data to guide your decisions
  • Be delivering high quality backend code into production on a regular basis and have a direct impact in our wider organisation.
  • You embrace DevOps mindset and understand its benefits it brings to the team
  • Working in a team makes you happy and you like collaborating with other teams to grow and improve the department and wider business
  • Your work will directly impact the experience of millions of people based in Africa
  • Demonstrating low ego and team spirit
  • Taking ownership of your work, partnering with cross functional peers to ensure projects are properly scoped and implemented
  • Advocating of CI / CD best practices and understand the importance of writing clean code
  • Be willing to explore and learn new technologies outside of your comfort zone

We’re excited about you because you have experience with

  • You have at least 3 years’ experience working as a professional software engineer/architect on medium/large scale distributed system
  • You have commercial experience with C#.NET and microservices, as well as shipping high-quality backend code into production
  • You have knowledge of Azure and AKS or other containerized application deployment tools
  • You 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
  • You have a collaborative spirit and a strong desire to learn from teammates, learning to work as part of a team that is greater than the sum of its parts
  • It will be highly beneficial if you have knowledge of the financial services industry and the African market
  • A degree in computer science or a related field will be beneficial, however, we care much more about your skills than about how you acquired them

Our stack

  • We primarily use .NET for our backend and Kotlin for our Android apps
  • Our teams use some flavour of Scrum where they keep track of their work in Azure DevOps, which we also use for our CI/CD
  • Our cloud provider is Azure, where our microservices are hosted in Azure Kubernetes Services
  • We are building a whole new set of microservices based on Event-Driven Architecture patterns
  • We are a team of passionate product-focused engineers committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel value

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to M-Kopa Solar via the link M-Kopa Solar jobs

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