Senior Engineer, Cards (Remote) at Chipper Cash


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.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Senior Engineer, Cards

Location: Remote

Job Description

  • As a Senior Software Engineer on the Cards Team, you’d be responsible for building out Chipper’s core infrastructure for issuing virtual and physical cards to our growing global customer base.
  • Many people living in Africa have been traditionally excluded from the modern economic world due to lack of a robust internet enabled cards – As a cards engineer, you get to work on changing that.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Be An Owner: Own management of the Chipper Cards Infrastructure
  • Coordinate with various partners, processors, banks, compliance and security services to build and scale a secure card issuing infrastructure
  • Build reliable, failsafe systems with automated monitoring and alerting
  • Think critically about how to best scale the infrastructure to serve the next 100m+ users on the platform
  • Proactively seek out, and find solutions for any potential security vulnerabilities within the application infrastructure.

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
  • Worked on systems where data consistency and availability is required
  • Demonstrated technical initiative on previous projects.

Great to Have:

  • Managing Node.js backend services at scale
  • Payment / finance focused technology
  • Working with event driven microservices.

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.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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