Helping businesses make and accept payments from anywhere in Africa.

Core Engineer at Flutterwave

Lagos, Nigeria / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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About the role

Flutterwave was founded on the principle that every African must be able to participate and thrive in the global economy. To achieve this objective, we have built a trusted payment infrastructure that allows consumers and businesses (African and International) to make and receive payments in a convenient borderless manner.

Flutterwave’s Vision

To make it easier for Africans to build global businesses that can make and accept any payment, anywhere from across Africa and around the world.

Flutterwave’s Mission

Simplifying payments for endless possibilities.

About the Core Engineer Role

We are looking for a driven, passionate, and committed individual to join the team as we grow and expand across Africa and beyond. As a Core Engineer, you manage and seamlessly blend front-end and back-end web development. Additionally, you build new, improve and manage existing integrations and applications with external partners.

What Your Day to Day Activities Will Be

Produce application architecture design translated from high-level product/user requirements Design, develop and deliver code that can support new product feature/enhancements in an agile environment Develop customer-facing applications using RESTful APIs Create database schemas that represent and support new products/ enhancements Maintain quality and ensure optimum performance of developed applications Collaborate in design and development with the rest of the team Maintain code integrity, organization, versioning, and apply object oriented design principles Carry out unit tests of developed applications as well as setup automated testing of applications to ensure correctness, robustness, and scalability Work with frontend designers and converting designs to visual elements Maintain code and application security at all times. Ensure data protection Develop applications in back-end programming languages like Java, .NET, PHP as well as web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Jquery Guide and mentor new engineers and interns Perform other duties assigned by team lead or engineering manager

Required competency and skillset to be a Waver

In-depth knowledge and understanding of the organisation’s strategy, product and service offerings In-depth understanding of both front-end and back-end languages, and SEO standards Excellent Data structures and algorithms as well as creative skills to apply them in solving problems Excellent knowledge of database and ORM technologies Ability and interest to quickly learn new languages and technologies Excellent organisational and people management skills Excellent problem-solving, troubleshooting and quality assurance skills Excellent time management and analytical skills Excellent agile delivery knowledge including branching, testing and continuous development. Collaborate with other engineers to deliver sprint goals Excellent Devops knowledge including Source Control, Continuous Integration, Configuration Management, Deployment Automation, Containers, Orchestration and Cloud Platforms like AWS, Azure and GCP

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Why you should join Flutterwave

Flutterwave is a global payments technology company that helps businesses to make and accept payments from anywhere in Africa, on a single platform. Our technology is a one stop shop for companies looking to go global and scale with ease when it comes to payments.

Since launching in 2016, Flutterwave has processed over $3.6B across 84M transactions for clients such as Uber, Booking.com, Flywire, Transferwise among others.