Senior Software Engineer (Relocate to Cape Town/Scala/FinTech/Credit Services)
Black Pen Recruitment
Johannesburg, GT, za
1d ago

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer (Relocate to Cape Town / Scala / FinTech / Credit Services)

Our Client is a UK based financial technology company that provides credit scoring services and a marketplace where there is efficient and easy access to financial data, including credit reports and scores, and open banking data.

The companys business is dedicated to helping its users improve their financial well-being. Their products are created through cutting-edge tech, insightful analytics and beautiful design.

Job Type : Hybrid Cape Town Full-time

Requirements

2-4 years of experience as Scala Backend Developer

Experience in using a functional stack and libs such as Akka, Cats, Monix, fs2

Experience working with AWS, Kubernetes and Spinnaker to release your code to production

Experience in implementing a Quality Assistance program,

Ability to work alongside QA teams to build, test, release and monitor your work

Our delivery teams are cross-functional and you will be collaborating closely with other developers, QA, data analysts and product managers

Experience in TDD and detailed peer-reviewing

Responsibilities :

Working with the International team to optimise the products for the South African and Australian markets

Deploying your code to production, affecting millions of users globally, within your first couple of days of joining

Using your experience with Scala to write new features to attract new users and improving our client’s current features to engage existing users better

Integrating with new partners so that we can tackle underserved markets and offer their customers better deals

Influencing the direction of critical company services and building the tools that allow them to scale rapidly

Owning the backend technical function for the International company

Mentoring and developing Junior team members

Design and develop a custom application / framework to control the core platform, including the selection of the right technologies, to manage all of the Scala jobs and projects.

Collaborate with all Core Platform team members to configure jobs in the applications.

Identify areas for improvements in performance and efficiency based on metrics of the outputs.

Help to identify areas of the platform that are lacking in test coverage automatically via build tooling and lead in the development to rectify those shortcomings.

Benefits

Holidays 20 paid holidays and a duvet day on your birthday

Pension

Flexible work hours and the ability to work from home

Flexible, generous and personalised maternity and paternity plans

Monthly team events and office days out that we get to choose, and company events at the end of each race and retro

If this sounds like the perfect job opportunity then apply today!

Blackpen Recruitment is a global recruitment agency that targets European, African and American Markets with headquarters based in Malta and Cape Town .

Blackpen specialises in FinTech, Cryptocurrency, Startup and iGaming Recruitment.

Requirements

2-4 years of experience as Scala Backend Developer Experience in using a functional stack and libs such as Akka, Cats, Monix, fs2 Experience working with AWS, Kubernetes and Spinnaker to release your code to production Experience in implementing a Quality Assistance program, Ability to work alongside QA teams to build, test, release and monitor your work Our delivery teams are cross-functional and you will be collaborating closely with other developers, QA, data analysts and product managers Experience in TDD and detailed peer-reviewing Responsibilities : Working with the International team to optimise the products for the South African and Australian markets Deploying your code to production, affecting millions of users globally, within your first couple of days of joining Using your experience with Scala to write new features to attract new users and improving our client’s current features to engage existing users better Integrating with new partners so that we can tackle underserved markets and offer their customers better deals Influencing the direction of critical company services and building the tools that allow them to scale rapidly Owning the backend technical function for the International company Mentoring and developing Junior team members Design and develop a custom application / framework to control the core platform, including the selection of the right technologies, to manage all of the Scala jobs and projects.

Collaborate with all Core Platform team members to configure jobs in the applications. Identify areas for improvements in performance and efficiency based on metrics of the outputs.

Help to identify areas of the platform that are lacking in test coverage automatically via build tooling and lead in the development to rectify those shortcomings.

Benefits Holidays 20 paid holidays and a duvet day on your birthday Medical Aid Pension Flexible work hours and the ability to work from home Flexible, generous and personalised maternity and paternity plans Monthly team events and office days out that we get to choose, and company events at the end of each race and retro If this sounds like the perfect job opportunity then apply today! Blackpen Recruitment is a global recruitment agency that targets European, African and American Markets with headquarters based in Malta and Cape Town.

Blackpen specialises in FinTech, Cryptocurrency, Startup and iGaming Recruitment.

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