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  • Posted: Aug 13, 2020
    Deadline: Sep 30, 2020
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    ARCA was founded in 2016, with a clear vision to become Africa's premier payment services platform, fostering Financial inclusion and innovation & actively shaping the future of Financial Services, throughout the region. At ARCA, we recognize that technologies used by banks and market infrastructures, are changing. However, a more fundamental shift is...
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    Senior Software Engineer

    Job Description

    • To develop high quality reusable software component, for business to business integration, using international best practices and new best-in-class technologies, concepts, and philosophy
    • To design, code, test, analyze and manage software programs and applications that drive the Arca’s strategy

    Job Responsibilities
    Strategy & Planning:

    • Works with other software developers, the software architect and designers in conceptualizing and developing new software programs and applications
    • Plans own work in phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC) for a variety of projects
    • Assists in the preparation and documentation of software requirements and specifications
    • Performs research on the requirements of software users and documents findings to serve
    • Works closely with the Team Lead, Business Analyst and Product Owner for understanding the functional and system requirements

    Acquisition & Deployment:

    • Conducts research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts
    • Recommends, schedule, and performs software improvements and upgrades

    Operational Management:

    • Consistently writes, translate, and code software programs and applications according to specifications and PCIDSS standards
    • Integrate software components into a fully functional software application.
    • Write and execute unit tests for developed software applications.
    • Perform peer to peer code reviews.
    • Participate and contribute to software architectural design sessions.
    • Maintain and implement source control & version management.
    • Create technical documentation for all software applications.
    • Deploy all developed application to the development environment for QA and Testing.
    • Guide & follow through on developed software applications to ensure successful UAT and subsequent shipment.
    • Works closely with the QA team to ensure quality and timely software development within his/her responsibilities
    • Run and monitors software performance tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging
    • Administers critical analysis of test results and delivers solutions to problem areas
    • Generates statistics and prepare and write reports for management and/or team members on the status of the programming process
    • Monitor & manage project life-cycle on popular work management tool.
    • Updates tasks on work management tool.
    • Ensures robust and sustainable enterprise social collaboration architecture for software development by monitoring matrices of the SOA, and fixing complaints/bugs logged by customers
    • Assists in the development and maintenance of user manuals and guidelines for ease of use by the client / customers
    • Installs software products for end users as required
    • Creates and manages Application Programming Interface (API)
    • Writes programming scripts to enhance functionality and/or appearance of company Web site and / or related Web applications as necessary
    • Removes code script from company Web site and/or related Web applications as necessary
    • Liaises with network administrators, systems analysts, and software engineers to assist in resolving problems with software products or company software systems

    Educational Qualification

    • Minimum of bachelor’s degree / HND in Computer / System / Electrical / Electronic Engineering / Applied Physics / Computer Science or a related discipline


    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience using Java and related technologies.
    • Candidate must have payment industry experience.

    Performance Goals:

    • Expert level in Java Programming using Java 8 and above
    • Understand how to develop Enterprise Solutions
    • Understanding of Microservices Architecture
    • Hands on experience using Spring Boot Framework
    • Hands On experience using Ci / CD
    • Hands on experience with building cloud solutions
    • Experience using ISO 8583
    • Experience using ISO 20022
    • Experience in development of Payment Solutions
    • Understanding of Domain Driven Architecture
    • Should be able to guide and Mentor Junior Developers
    • Hands on experience with BDD Testing Framework
    • Hands on experience with Junit, Mockito, Hamcrest and AssertJ

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Arca Payments Limited on to apply
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