Head of Engineering at FairMoney Nigeria


About " FairMoney Nigeria "

FairMoney is building the leading mobile bank for emerging markets. We started with a digital microcredit application on Android, and currently roll out additional financial services (current account, savings, debit card) while expanding the product to Western Africa and South-East Asia.

We are recruiting suitable canddiates to fill the position below:

Job Title:

Head of Engineering

Job Location:


Job Type:

Full time Jobs

Job Description

  • You will be working as a Software Engineer in our Technology Division, which is now composed of 75+ people in Lagos, Bangalore, Paris, Türkiye, and remotely across the globe.
  • We are building Engineering centers of excellence across multiple regions and are looking for smart, talented, driven engineers. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the core engineering team of a fast-growing fintech poised for more rapid growth in the coming years.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Developing high-quality features by working with our Product team to better serve customers.
  • Building a platform on which each market can plug its specific features while maintaining a solid common core product.
  • Tackling complex financial processes with the right patterns and appropriate solutions.
  • Helping drive the architecture and technology choices that enable a world-class experience for our customers.
  • Being responsible for designing, developing, and deploying medium to large-sized projects.
  • Helping define engineering best practices and providing technical mentorship to other members of the engineering team.
  • Contributing to continuous improvements to an infrastructure that can handle millions of clients.
  • Analyzing and improving efficiency, scalability, and stability of monitoring, continuous integration, and platform integration.
  • Our technical stack
  • Our customer-facing product is an Android and IOS application.
  • It communicates with a .Net Core (C#) backend.
  • We are hosted on Azure cloud: we use Azure SQL, Azure DevOps, Azure app service, and some other great services that Azure cloud offers.

Job Requirement

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Computer Science, Maths, or related technical domain.
  • You have 7+ years of experience in backend software development.
  • You have 4+ years of experience working in Fintech.
  • Understanding the overall architecture and function of how multiple technology teams work togethers to build systems.
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You have excellent problem-solving skills and object-oriented design skills.
  • Understanding the overall architecture and function of how multiple technology teams work togethers to build systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience being a part of building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers;
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations;
  • Experience with cloud providers, preferably Azure, alternatively AWS/Azure;
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, create technical designs and specifications.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Recruitment Process

  • Screening call with a member of the recruitment team for 30 minutes.
  • Technical with backend focus + culture fit interview
  • Leadership interview.


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