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  • Posted: May 23, 2022
    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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    Senior Security Engineer


    • 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.

    Your Mission

    • 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

    • Fullstack Typescript
    • 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 &
    • Snowflake for data warehousing and analysis
    • Python for in-depth data analysis, transformation, and reporting

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    Financial Crime Analyst

    The Team

    • The Financial Crimes Investigation Unit is part of the Legal, Risk, and Compliance Department in Chipper Cash.
    • The team is focused on in-depth financial crimes investigations in order to make sure Chipper Cash is in compliance with the rules and regulations in all jurisdictions.

    What You Will Be Doing

    • Reviewing and authorizing investigations conducted by the First Line of Defense analysts, ensuring all standards set by internal procedures are met and in line with internal risk appetite
    • Conducting in-depth sanction, PEP, and financial crime investigations of existing users to ensure any and all relevant risks to Chipper Cash are properly identified and mitigated.
    • Performing Payment Screening alert review with subsequent discounting or escalation of any potential suspicious activity to the Global MLRO.
    • Performing Transaction Monitoring case reviews with subsequent discounting or escalation any potential suspicious activity to the Global MLRO

    What You Should Have

    • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in conducting Financial Crime Investigations, sanction/PEP reviews, and overall risk assessments.
    • Vast knowledge of AML regulations and regulatory bodies.
    • Superb analytical skills with an eye for details.
    • Ability to multitask and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced and evolving company.
    • A strong team player who is able to work effectively both in a team environment and on their own independently.
    • Self-motivation and the ability to take the initiative and adapt to constant changes

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