Software Engineering Manager

Employer
AZA
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Jul 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

Job Summary

We are passionate technologists who believe in making a difference to the lives of those living in emerging markets. We aim to change the landscape of finance and remittance.

Our development team is a group of skilled self-reliant engineers that have the ability to work together to solve complex problems and provide simple solutions for our customers. We are looking for a Senior Engineer to join our rapidly growing team in one of our offices.

This role is open to candidates in London, Lagos and Nairobi and the post holder will report directly to the Chief Technical Officer.

Responsibilities
  • Innovate, develop, maintain and contribute to the existing AZA codebase and its associated applications
  • Work closely with the engineering leads to aid with architecture decisions for the application and supporting infrastructure
  • Mentor, train and support other engineers in order to develop our in-house development skills
  • Improve our overall system development process via process improvements
  • Improve the delivery capacity of the team
  • Optimise application performance and test coverage
  • Deliver presentations demonstrating application feature delivery
  • Work with our product team to refine product requirements including providing feasibility and effort estimations
  • Provide support to our customers including triaging any issues


Requirements
  • 8 to 10 years' experience in a similar role
  • Good knowledge of working with Ruby and Ruby on Rails
  • Good knowledge of using automated testing frameworks such as RSpec
  • Working knowledge of Javascript
  • Good knowledge of source control using Git
  • Familiarity with the agile development methodology specifically Scrum
  • Familiarity with deploying and managing applications on the cloud
  • Good knowledge of software deployment tooling and orchestration
  • Good knowledge of databases systems, especially PostgreSQL
  • Confidence in refactoring and working with both new and existing codebases
  • A strong and flexible work ethic
  • Excellent communication skills


Desired
  • Good knowledge of software deployment tooling and orchestration.
  • Good knowledge of cloud providers, especially AWS.
  • Familiarity with the agile development methodology specifically Scrum
  • Preference to participate in pair-programming and using GitHub pull requests to review code of others
  • Confidence in refactoring and working with both new and existing codebases
  • Familiarity with container frameworks, especially Docker and Kubernetes


Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Casual work environment
  • Great work-life balance
  • We value autonomy
  • Opportunity for growth for all our employees
  • ...and more!

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