Chipper is the largest mobile cross-border money transfer platform in Africa. We are a small passionate team, dedicated to expanding financial inclusion in some of the global regions most in need of accessible, interoperable, easy-to-use, and affordable financial services.
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Chipper Cash is looking for a Senior Security Engineer to join us as we continue our amazing growth trajectory.
Chipper is more than just a mobile wallet, it’s how people send money home to their grandparents for medicine, how parents send money to their children for school books, it’s how the African continent gets connected to the economy worldwide.
products and business are growing rapidly and we need innovative thinkers and gritty explorers to help us pave the way in exciting areas like cryptocurrency, cross-border transactions, and expanding opportunities for generational wealth through access to the stock market.
Work closely with development teams, product managers (PM), and operations teams to ensure the security of our product.
What You'll Be Doing
Participate in and support application security reviews and threat modeling
Own and perform application security vulnerability management
Build and evolve the bug bounty program
Facilitate and support the preparation of security releases
Support and consult with product and development teams in the area of application security
Assist in creation of security training
Assist in development of automated security testing to validate that secure coding best practices are being used
What You Should Have
Experience in developing, debugging and maintaining code in object oriented languages and database querying languages
Experience with cloud infrastructure (ie., AWS, GCP, etc.)
Familiarity with common security libraries, security controls, and common security flaws
Experience guiding and advising product development teams as SMEs in the area of application security
Experience running and working on services at scale
About Our Tech Stack
Fully automated CI/CD using Semaphore and Github Unit testing with Jest/Mocha.
React Native - Android / iOS application
Monitoring with BugSnag & Amplitude
Global state management with Redux
Chipper UI design system powered by: Styled Components & StoryBook
Node.js - service-based architecture
PostgreSQL application databases
RabbitMQ for inter-server communication
Server hosting on Heroku and Google Cloud Platform Monitoring with Datadog & Logz.io
Snowflake for data warehousing and analysis
Python for in-depth data analysis, transformation, and reporting