Senior Back End API Engineer
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!