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Golang Backend Engineer - BFREE Africa HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-05-28 10:30   ICT   Lagos   19 views
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As the Backend Engineer at BFREE, you will be a crucial part of our technology team, responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the backend systems that power our revolutionary financial platform. Reporting directly to the CTO, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless integration of technology with finance. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in backend development, excellent problem-solving skills, and a passion for driving technological innovation.


Design, develop, and maintain scalable and efficient backend systems to support BFREE's financial operations across multiple countries and markets.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translate them into technical solutions.
Implement and optimize APIs, databases, and other backend components to enhance system performance.
Work closely with the technology leadership team to align technology initiatives with the company's overall goals and objectives.
Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in backend development.
Should possess the ability to identify the most efficient solution and demonstrate proactive initiative.
Must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with other members of the development team


Proven experience in a backend engineering role, preferably in the fintech or banking sector.
At least 3 years of experience as a software engineer
Strong backend experience in developing APIs that can efficiently handle large amounts of requests and data using Golang
Must have written GO in production for at least 1-2 years
Experience working with Docker, AWS, and cloud native technologies
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Experience with database design and optimization, and microservices architecture.
Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic environment.
Proficient understanding of security best practices in backend development.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Company Description
At BFREE, we focus on improving consumers' financial health through our tech-enabled ethical credit management system that makes collection processes in Nigeria and Kenya more scalable, efficient, and user-friendly. Our approach uses a combination of a self-servicing portal, automation s... read moreupported by human operations, and machine learning algorithms, to cluster and predict customer behavior. This results in higher recovery rates for lenders and a better experience for borrowers.