[Full time] Lead Software Engineer | firstname.lastname@example.org
PaySika is a fintech company developing a set of banking solutions for French-speakingAfrican countries, where more than 80% of the population has no access to bankingservices, but use mobile money services.
Thanks to a very friendly and multicultural team (six nationalities), we share the commonaim of becoming the 1st neobank in French-speaking Africa.
With a very friendly environment, our specificity is our ability to innovate very quickly andto make ergonomic tools designed to meet the needs of our customers in order to scalefast.
Customer satisfaction is our priority. Therefore, every element, no matter how small, thatcan harm a user, must imperatively be solved as quickly as possible.
Through our disruptive innovation, we are totally transforming the French Africa financialsector. Such a challenge requires a high level of efficiency in various areas: legal,technical, commercial, ... That is why speed, creativity and execution are our values.
We move very fast and are not afraid to make mistakes and challenge the unknown.
We are backed by the best angels investors in the World(from Paris, London, Nigeria, …) To help us achieve this challenging goal, we are looking for a Lead software engineer roleto join our technical team.
Key ResponsibilitiesIn close collaboration with the CTO, your main tasks will be: ● Build technical Roadmap, ● Setting team standards, ● Coordinate development lifecycle, products integrations, ● Supervise projects developments: Define scope, monitor the progress of thedevelopments, ensure the project is on track to meet deadlines, ● Understand business vision, ● Mentor your team of developers in producing clean, well-organised code, ● Cultivate culture of learning within the team to improve delivery proficiency, ● Identify your team pain points and find improvements ● Put in place good practice and ensure they are used across the organization, ● Code specific parts of the projects, ● Implement tests and ensure good quality code, ● Ensure speed of features delivery to users with good planning, ● Code review of developers code on GitHub, ● Apply best practices to optimize server costs, ● Communicate excellently on progress, ● Improve development frameworks by sharing/implementing best practices, newtools, ● Guarantee the high quality of the global code (test chain, comments,documentation) ● Carry out unit tests, ● Implementing CI/CD
What are we looking for ? You must have: ● Strong experience of 4+ years as software engineer ● Strong knowledge and experience with our technical stacks: Kubernetes, Docker,AWS, python, Restful API, Django, Fast API, Postgres, ● Strong Knowledge of devOps, ● Good communication skills, ● You want to manage a team of developers, ● You like coding and building at scale high quality code, ● Knowledge of front-end web languages (Angular, React) is a plus, ● Fluency in English, ● Excellent communication skills, ● Ability to work in a team(Team Spirit), ● Then we would be very happy to talk to you, ● Leadership skills: showing your easiness to manage your team without creating frictions.
Benefits Rapid career growth, Possibility to get equity in the company,Work in an ultra-diverse team with people from different nationalities Possibility to work fully remote.
PaySika is committed to offering fair judgements to all applicants, regardless of gender,colour, origin, handicap, etc
We nurture diverse and inclusive teams. We care about people, what they are going through and how to support them to find themselves, gain the confidence to be themselves, grow successfully and have and raise their voice.