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Senior Backend Engineer

Senior Backend Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • Remote

Leader in off-grid solar energy and inclusive finance. 

You will be joining a full distributed team, building back end services to power the world’s leading off-grid home solar energy system and cutting-edge payments/credit platform. 

With over 1 million clients across Sub-Saharan Africa and growing, as a senior backend engineer you will be ensuring scalability and reliability across a high-volume customer facing platform. You will work with a small cross functional team to deliver solidly architected + tested services, and to maintain those services in production. 

As well as competitive salary and bonus you will receive a generous training budget as well as extra leave for courses and technology meet-ups. 

About you

  • Experience shipping high-quality backend code into production.
  • Experience orchestrating and managing cloud infrastructure (preferably in the infrastructure-as-code paradigm, or a willingness to learn) 
  • Comfort with the devops culture, and with the idea of being involved with the management of the systems that you build through their entire lifecycle.
  • Collaborative spirit and a strong desire to learn from teammates and to work as part of a team that is greater than the sum of its parts.
  • Experience with C#, Azure Kubernetes Services would be advantageous but not for the right candidate not a prerequisite. 
  • Experience building software for the financial services industry would be an asset.


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