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  • Posted: Oct 27, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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    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 Software Engineer - Crypto Backend

    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

    The Team

    • The Crypto team at Chipper is currently a small, close-knit team that is expanding rapidly as we seek to add new features and integrate with more providers. 
    • As a product focused team, we always seek to include stakeholders from design, product, and engineering in the decisions we make so that we provide the best user experience. 
    • We are adventuring and bold and look to be pioneers for crypto in Africa. We have a lot of hobbies outside of work and are passionate about things that interest us. 
    • Much of the team has a genuine interest in blockchain technology and the latest technical advancements in engineering.

    What You Will Be Doing

    • Integrating with several APIs
    • Working with the Product, Design, and Engineering teams regularly
    • Building engineering code solutions that scale reliably
    • Collaborating with other engineers from other teams
    • Reviewing code submitted by other engineers
    • Supporting investigations for any incidents or bugs that arise
    • Scoping new features and writing technical specifications
    • Mentoring junior and mid level engineers
    • Participating in planning meetings and architectural discussions

    What You Should Have

    • 8+ years of professional software development experience
    • 5+ years of experience working in either Crypto or Fintech
    • 5+ years of experience working with API Integrations
    • Can bring new technologies and patterns to the wider engineering team
    • Experience working across multiple teams, leading multiple initiatives and being a technical force multiplier for teams
    • Experience architecting systems and then implementing them
    • Experience mentoring junior developers
    • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Explaining complex technical concepts to designers, support, and other engineers is no problem for you.
    • You have completed a degree in Computer Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience.


    • You have the ability to program or understand smart contracts and Decentralized Finance (DeFi).

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Chipper Cash on to apply

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