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Mobile Software Engineer

Lulalend

Lulalend

Software Engineering
Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 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.

OUR VALUES

Collaborative - we’re a clan and work together as a team, always towards a common goal

Committed - we’re accountable and follow through no matter the challenge

Curious - we look for better ways to do things and make a positive difference

Connected - we stay close to, learn from and look to understand each other and our customers

Compassionate - we go out of our way to care about our colleagues, our customers and our community

OVERALL PURPOSE

Our platform is the market leader in online business lending and the Lula business bank, is built on the Microsoft stack and is hosted in Azure.

We are looking for a motivated Mobile Software Engineer to join our Engineering team. The successful candidate will be required to contribute towards technical decision making, planning and development of features and. The mobile application enables our business banking product. The focus would be on implementations on the React Native mobile applications for iOS and Android, but also include working on and with the business banking backend as part of the cross functional squad.

In addition, the successful candidate will work in an agile team, contribute to the feature development and be an active member of code reviewing sessions. This role will expose you to several aspects of software development, API integrations, full stack technologies, DevOps practices and development with a product focus of quality and maturity.

Responsibilities will include but is not limited to:

  • Extend and maintain existing and new software systems on the Lula business banking application
  • Planning, estimating, and continuously improving code quality, system design and processes
  • Work with the business to understand and implement requirements and assist with estimation efforts
  • 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
  • Feature development with a focus on quality and automation

THE COMPETENCIES WE’RE AFTER

  • Full stack development exposure
  • Ability to mentor more junior team members
  • Efficiency and optimisation driven
  • Autonomous, but a team player
  • Analytical thinker
  • Problem solver
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • 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
  • 4+ years mobile development experience
  • Solid experience in test-driven development and
  • Exposure to front-end technologies (React Native exposure beneficial)
  • Exposure to cloud based environments (Azure exposure beneficial)
  • Exposure to database design and Agile development
  • Exposure to source control (e.g Git) and deployment automation
  • Good knowledge of RestFul APIs
  • Good understanding of secure coding practices, including OIDC implementations
  • Knowledge delivering applications to both Google Play or the AppStore

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