Aza Finance (Formerly Known as Bipesa) is an established provider of currency trading solutions that accelerate global access to frontier markets through an innovative infrastructure.

  • Job Position: Senior Frontend Engineer
  • Job Locations: Lagos, London, Dakar, and Nairobi

Job Summary

  • We are looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer who can help our ever-growing team in moving us to the latest generation of frontend application development whilst also making sure our direct to customer products remain performant and available to our customers.
  • This role is open to candidates in either London, Dakar, Lagos, and Nairobi and the post holder will report to the Software Engineering Manager.

Job Responsibilities

  • Innovate, Develop, Maintain and Contribute to the existing AZA’s codebase and it’s associated applications.
  • Work closely with the engineering leads to aid with architecture decisions for the application and supporting infrastructure.
  • Mentor, train and support other engineers in order to develop our in house frontend development skills.

Job Requirements

  • Preferably someone who has worked as a Senior Frontend Engineer for a minimum of 5 years.
  • Proven proficiency Javascript, Typescript specifically React.
  • Good knowledge of working with APIs and specifically using them as data sources for frontend applications.
  • Familiarity with deploying and managing frontend applications on the cloud in an automated way.
  • Good knowledge of current Javascript standards (ES6+).
  • Proven proficiency using automated Javascript testing frameworks.
  • Proficient with CSS3 and related tools/methodologies such as Less and/or Sass, CSS modules, CSS-in-JS etc.
  • A strong and flexible work ethic.
  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Good knowledge of software deployment tooling and orchestration.
  • Good knowledge of software deployment tooling and orchestration.
  • Good knowledge of cloud providers, especially AWS.
  • Good knowledge of source control using Git.
  • Familiarity with logging, monitoring and alerting tools.
  • Familiarity with the agile development methodology specifically Scrum.
  • Familiarity with DevOps principles, especially the 12 Factor App and Infrastructure as Code.
  • Familiarity with container architecture, especially Docker.
  • Preference to participate in pair-programming and using GitHub pull requests to review code of others.
  • Confidence in refactoring and working with both new and existing codebases.


  • A competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Casual work environment.
  • Great work -life balance.
  • We value autonomy.
  • Opportunity for growth for all employees.
  • Opportunity to work hard and play hard.
  • …… and more!!

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: AZA is an equal opportunity employer and will consider every qualified applicant for employment. AZA does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

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