Senior Backend Engineer
M-KOPA is hiring a Remote Senior Backend Engineer This is a senior engineering position on M-KOPA’s highly talented distributed backend engineering team. You will work with a team of engineers, product managers, and testers to deliver solidly architected + tested services, and to maintain those services in production.
Education: A degree in computer science or a related field, or equivalent experience / self-directed learning. (We care much more about your skills than about how you acquired them)
Experience: At least 5+ years of experience working as a professional software engineer/architect on medium/large scale distributed systems
Knowledge / Skills:
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# would be an asset but, for the right candidate, experience with any object-oriented language can easily substitute.
Experience building software for the financial services industry would be an asset.
Fluent in English
We offer a very supportive distributed and diverse team environment and are able to offer a contract of employment in the UK, Kenya, Uganda or Nigeria or a 3 year consultancy contract in countries which are within +/- 3 hours UTC time zone.
M-KOPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, M-KOPA does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment.See more jobs at M-KOPA