Seerbit is a fast growing Financial Technology company that seeks to bridge the gaps identified in Africa’s payment ecosystem, with presence in over 10 African countries and aggressively expanding our footprint in Africa. We are on a mission to shape the future of commerce not just in Africa but across the globe. Our results driven environment enables us to build better products, grow faster and empower everyone on our team to impact our business and our mission to close the payment gaps in Africa.

Job Position: Senior Software Engineer (Core Backend Java EE / Spring)

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are sourcing for a mid senior engineer with specialty in core Java or/and Spring booth to work with our backend engineering team to complement the technical skills needed to serve as a key contributor in building and maintaining our core infrastructure and products development launch and scale.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Take ownership of technical solutions from coding, release, to production.
  2. Write clean and scalable codes to develop functional applications.
  3. Design and improve the maintainability of the code base through innovative design.
  4. Use  technical skills to build amazingly exciting worldclass products
  5. Constantly communicate with diverse internal and external stakeholders in embracing agile practices
  6. Seek to understand how the business work to identify risks (in code, features, and design)
  7. Diagnose complex issues across various levels of the stack.
  8. Understand the business context deeply and leverage engineering knowledge to propose creative solutions to problems.
  9. Work collaboratively to complete projects, showcase progress, and address problems.
  10. Mentor and coach junior and intermediate engineers within the Engineering team
  11. Constantly improve to keep pace with new innovations and technologies.
  12. Balance deep work with crossteam collaboration.
  13. Work alongside frontend developers to produce efficient and user friendly systems
  14. Work on other tasks as assigned by the Engineering Leadership.

Job Requirements

  • First Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or any related field
  • 5+ years of cognate experience working with Java EE/Spring, Node JS and Python.
  • Knowledge of Objectoriented Programming concepts.
  • Good understanding of relational databases, and agile methodologies
  • Working knowledge of core data structures
  • Testdriven development (TDD) experience
  • Familiarity with containerization (i.e. Docker), and knowledge of at least one CI/CD tool
  • Experience working with AWS, architecture, and design principles
  • Strong team leader and player, with the ability to improve knowledge and skills
  • Good Interpersonal, stakeholder management, and communication skills
  • Strong passion for Software Development.


  • Compensation: Highly Competitive

Our Benefits:

  1. Family medical cover
  2. Flexible work schedule
  3. Profit share
  4. Stock option
  5. Learning & development opportunity.

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

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