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  • Posted: Jan 28, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Branch is a for-profit socially conscious company based in San Francisco and Nairobi. We use technology to dramatically reduce the cost of delivering financial services in emerging markets. Our first product is credit. Branch is like a bank in your pocket, there for you at all times.
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    Android Software Engineer, Nigeria - Remote

    We are looking for individuals who thrive in a fast-moving, innovative, and customer-focused setting.

    Here are some things you'll do

    • Contributing to the design and development of our Android app (written in a mix of Java and Kotlin).
    • Scoping new projects and features with our product team, and implementing them (including contributing to some parts of our backend systems when needed).
    • Managing multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Contributing to the overall engineering roadmap, including building out new products for the Nigerian market and beyond.
    • Mentoring and teaching other team members.

    Minimum Requirements

    • You are highly entrepreneurial and thrive in taking ownership of your own impact. You take the initiative to solve problems before they arise.
    • You are a passionate coder. You start and/or contribute to projects you’re excited about. 
    • You are an excellent collaborator & communicator. You listen to others and seek to understand, but aren’t afraid to speak your mind and debate in a respectful manner when you disagree.
    • You are excited by the prospect of working in a distributed team and company, working with teammates from all over the world.

    Preferred Requirements

    • You have experience architecting high-quality Android apps that interact with RESTful APIs and enjoy keeping up with the latest frameworks and development practices. It’s an added bonus if you have a working knowledge of languages such as Kotlin, Ruby, and/or Python.
    • You understand the value of writing thorough tests, and you are passionate about code quality and bug fixing.
    • You are curious about new technologies and are eager to learn about and contribute to all parts of our technology stack.

    Benefits of Joining

    • Work in a mission-driven, global, fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment
    • Competitive salary and equity package
    • A collaborative and flat company culture
    • Remote first, with the option to work in-person occasionally
    • Fully paid life and health insurance benefit with Axa Mansard (Platinum plan)
    • Work-life balance is not a myth, we offer a generous paid leave policy comprising; 28 days annual leave, 30 days sick leave, bereavement leave 
    • Fully paid parental leave - 6 months maternity and 3 months paternity leave
    • Pension Benefit 
    • Monthly WFH stipend alongside a one time home office set-up budget
    • We believe learning should never stop and so we provide a $500 stipend annually towards learning and development irrespective of role, title or tenure
    • Discretionary trips to our offices across the globe, with global travel medical insurance 
    • Team meals and social events (Hybrid for now)
    • Flexible working hours
    • Opportunity to work and interact with a global team

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