Summit Africa RecruitmentSummit Africa Recruitment
Job title: Senior Software Engineer
Employment type:Full Time
Experience:5 to 10 years
Job published:09 April 2021
Job reference no:3294622103

Job Description

An innovative digital financial service provider who specializes in fast, flexible loans and funeral cover policies.

Our aim is to become a favourite financial service provider for our customers by offering products that are affordable, transparent, and easy to access. The ideal candidate for this role will be responsible for working within the Engineering development team to deliver enhancements, new initiatives and resolve live issues with a full understanding of the standard system development life cycle (define, build, test) and track record of delivering changes, enhancements, and new functionality.

Here is what you can expect to be doing in the role

  • Deliver solutions according to the agreed project timelines
  • Adhere to coding standards defined by the technical management team
  • Ensure accurate scoping and allocation of time for development required
  • Support and maintain production system(s)
  • Ensure that all support queries are logged and attend to system queries according to agreed timelines 
  • Continuously identify and solve technical problems 
  • Assist and mentor junior members within the team


  • National Diploma or Bachelor’s degree with Information Technology or Computer Science
  • 3+ years in financial services, fintech experience is advantageous
  • Proven track record in working with agile teams and successfully delivering agile based software projects
  • Minimum of 5 years' working experience as a C# .net developer (.Net Framework) with the following technologies: MVC, .Net Core, WebAPI’s, jQuery/ JavaScript/ JSON, HTML/ CSS, Git/Gitlab, Visual Studio, SQL Server
  • Working with any of the following technologies will be advantageous; Message Queuing (RabbitMQ or other), Amazon native cloud services (e.g., EKS), Unit Testing, Code Coverage, Code Metric, Containers, AWS CI/CD
  • Understanding of Continuous Integration, DevOps, and SOA
  • Nice to have: Experience with tools including ELK Stack and New Relic
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and enjoys problem solving
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Available to work flexible shifts; including weekends and statutory holidays on a rotational basis if required

Benefits of Joining the Team

  • Provident Fund (included in your CTC)
  • We offer a flexible working arrangement
  • Café and lounge area
  • Staff restaurant with a variety of healthy meal options