Software Engineer

Fin Kenya

Fin (formerly Finclusion Group) is Simply Smarter Finance for everybody.

Position Overview:

We are looking for a Software Engineer to help us build functional products and applications. You will be responsible for designing and developing robust, scalable, and secure server-side applications that power our web and mobile applications. Our engineering team supports development at the Group level, building solutions across all our markets. This is a hands-on software development role. It will encompass all aspects of the software development life cycle working with an engineering team and demands a high understanding of application design and architecture.

Key Responsibilities

The Software Developer role has the following responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and maintain software applications
  • Implementing new features in cooperation with our product development team
  • Drive best practice, quality and consistency within the design and development phases
  • Identify opportunities to fine-tune and optimize applications
  • Provide technical support and consultation for application and infrastructure
  • Establish, refine and integrate development and test environment tools and software as needed
  • Develop, test, implement and maintain application software working with established processes
  • Recommend changes to improve established software development processes
  • Develop and execute unit test plans
  • Support formal testing and resolve test defects

Qualifications:

The Software Developer role has the following requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years hands-on experience in Java Backend Development
  • Experience with Java frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate, or Quarkus
  • Hands-on experience with SQL databases such as MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Experience with REST API development, principles and implementation
  • Familiarity with Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Fineract is highly desirable
  • In-depth understanding of software development lifecycle methodologies
  • Proficiency in AWS (Amazon Web Services) technologies

Benefits of joining us:

  • Impact: Join us in making a real difference in the lives of millions of people across Africa. Your work here will have a lasting and meaningful impact on communities and individuals
  • Innovation: Be part of a forward-thinking team that embraces innovation and is constantly exploring new ways to drive financial inclusion
  • Growth: We are growing rapidly with plenty of opportunities for career development and advancement within our organization
  • Diversity: We celebrate diversity and foster an inclusive work environment where every voice is valued
  • Commitment: We are committed to your success and well-being, offering competitive compensation, benefits, and a supportive work culture

Fin Overview:

At Fin, we are committed to driving financial inclusion and empowering individuals across the continent. We believe that everyone deserves access to affordable financial services, and our mission is to make this a reality.

We are a passionate and diverse team of professionals dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of people throughout Africa. Our core values of integrity, innovation, people, and teamwork drive everything we do. We value collaboration, creativity, and a customer-centric approach in our pursuit of meaningful change.

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