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Senior Software Engineer

Lulalend

Lulalend

Software Engineering
Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

WHAT WE DO

We're Lula. We build innovative fintech products to help SMEs make cash flow. From instant access to funding to all-in-one business banking accounts and cutting-edge financial analysis tools, we're on it!

Our purpose is to help SMEs manage their business better, faster, simpler, Lula, so they can spend more time doing what they love.

Speaking of love, we’re looking for Lulas who love to make a difference to join our team and change the game.

OVERALL PURPOSE

Our platform is the market leader in online business lending, is based on the Microsoft stack and is hosted in the cloud.

We are looking for a motivated Senior Software Engineer to join our dynamic, vibrant and energetic Engineering team. The successful candidate will be required to contribute towards system architecture, technical decision making, planning and development of platform features and advance our platform to the next phase of operation and functionality. The application is the market leading online small business lending platform which incorporates all aspects from multiple API integrations with other fintech platforms to advanced business logic around risking, pricing and machine learning prediction for quick turnaround funding offers.

In addition, the successful candidate will be required to mentor junior Developers and be an active member of code reviewing sessions. Furthermore, taking responsibility for project delivery and system maintenance.

This role will expose you to several aspects of software development, service provider integrations, full stack technologies, project responsibility and team mentorship.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Extend and maintain existing and new software systems on the Lula platform (and/or Lula white labeled/partner platforms)
  • Project scheduling, planning reporting and analysis tasks
  • Planning, estimating, and continuously improving code quality, system design and processes
  • Work with the business to understand and implement complex requirements
  • Technical advice and system architecture
  • Driving Engineering Excellence within Lula
  • Collaboration between product delivery teams
  • Mentorship of more junior team members
  • Technology research and keeping a constant eye on changing industry ideas and practices, and monitoring emerging technologies
  • Participation in technical architecture/problem resolution sessions
  • Work in an agile environment, assisting in the move towards Continuous Deployment

THE COMPETENCIES WE’RE AFTER

  • Full stack development exposure
  • Ability to mentor more junior team members
  • Efficiency and optimisation driven
  • Analytical thinker
  • Problem solver
  • Attention to detail
  • Innovative
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Team player
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Interest and passion for technology

THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • A relevant tertiary level qualification (BSc in Computer Science, BTech, BEng), or equivalent
  • Honours and/or Master’s degree an added advantage
  • 6+ years experience in object oriented development (Preferably C# or Java)
  • Solid experience in test-driven development
  • Exposure to any of the following:
    • architectural design principles
    • secure coding practices
    • front-end scripting technologies (Javascript, Jquery, React)
    • Mobile development utilising React-Native
    • API design, with a openAPI preference
    • micro-services and/or service oriented architecture
    • cloud based environments (Preferably Azure)
    • database design
    • Agile development
    • source control (e.g Git)

ALL STAFF APPOINTMENTS WILL BE MADE WITH DUE CONSIDERATION OF THE COMPANY’S EE TARGETS

Please note that all appointments are subject to our background checking process, which may include Credit, Criminal and any other job inherent checks