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  • Posted: Oct 7, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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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    Staff Engineer, Anti Financial Crimes (AFC)

    The Team

    • Our Compliance Systems are at the heart of what we do at Chipper. Fighting financial crime - Keeping the bad guys out and good guys safe is incredibly important as we scale Chipper to 100m+ users across the Continent.
    • As a Lead Software Engineer, Compliance, you'll work across various core areas of financial crime compliance such as Know Your Customer/Business (KYC/KYB), Watchlist Screening, Anti-Fraud prevention and detection, Transaction Monitoring, and Regulatory Reporting.

    What You Will Be Doing

    • Be An Owner: Own technical management of the Chipper Compliance Infrastructure
    • Automate lots of manual checks and processes for maximum team efficiency
    • Leverage AI/ML capabilities alongside the Intelligence Team to enhance and automate controls
    • Digitize user interactions, controls and processes
    • Build reliable, failsafe systems with automated monitoring and alerting
    • Ensure data quality and completeness of user records
    • Think critically about how to best scale the infrastructure to serve the next 100m+ users on the platform

    About Our Tech Stack:

    • Node.js + Typescript service-based architecture
    • React Native Android/iOS application
    • PostgreSQL application databases
    • RabbitMQ for inter-server communication
    • Server hosting on Heroku and Google Cloud Platform
    • Fully automated CI/CD using Heroku CI and Github
    • Application monitoring with Datadog,, and Amplitude
    • Snowflake for data warehousing and analysis
    • Python for in-depth data analysis, transformation, and reporting

    What You Should Have

    • Limitless curiosity, persistence and a desire to get things done
    • Ability to work autonomously, in ambiguity and collaboratively
    • Strong communication skills
    • Experience working on on systems where data consistency and availability is required
    • Demonstrated technical initiative on previous projects
    • Experience managing Node.js backend services at scale
    • Experience with payment and/or finance-focused technology
    • Working with event driven microservices, ideally

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Chipper Cash on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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