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Senior Back End API Engineer

Dash

Dash

Software Engineering
Nairobi, Kenya
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2023

About Dash

Dash is on a mission to build the best-in-class unified alternative payment network for over 1 billion Africans. The financial services application allows its users to send seamlessly, and pay for goods regardless of currency and provider.

Dash is looking for a Senior Back End API Engineer to be based in our Kenya and Ghana offices:

What you’ll do

  • Develop high-quality software that is aligned with user needs and business goals.
  • Integrate the Dash application with all required systems and services and provide clean and easy-to-use APIs and data streams for the frontend part of the system
  • Build out backend functionality for existing and new product lines
  • Integrate with various third-party systems, including payment systems, identity providers, and messaging platforms.
  • Responsible for application build-up and functionality, performance and scalability
  • Scale our backend services and pipelines to ever-growing levels of traffic and complexity.
  • Help build flexible and easy-to-use tools used by our operations teams to handle customer inquiries and other business processes.
  • Adheres to development security standards and routinely inspect code for speed optimization.
  • Conceptualize and implement solutions for data storage

What you'll need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or related discipline
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience
  • Experience with Java 8, Python, C#, Dotnet and RX Java in a production application.
  • Experience developing apps that interact with web services (REST, JSON).
  • Strong in building backend software for web-based or mobile products.
  • Solid foundation in computer science fundamentals, distributed systems, data storage, and agile development methodologies.
  • Working experience with SQL.
  • Possess proficiency in Spring boot Java frameworks.

What you'll get

  • Competitive Pay
  • Comprehensive Medical Cover
  • Pension Benefit

We are an equal-opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds who desire to support our vision; now is a great time to join Dash!