Senior Software Engineer Technical Lead

Job Description

We're a diverse and zealous team, committed to constructing some of the world's leading finance technology products, while providing an unparalleled experience to our customers. If you're passionate about adding new value to a robust team and diverse group of customers, have a love for all things tech and wanting to learn and be challenged, we are the company to join. ROLE | WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING? Your key responsibilities will be to:Being a highly technical, hands-on and effective manager for a team of 5 - 7 engineers.Writing code for our mobile and web applications using React, NodeJS, React Native and Redux (with some gentle sprinkles of Objective C and Java as required).Building APIs and services on our back-end using Scala and PostgreSQL.Developing and managing a team of talented Engineers, including task planning and code reviews.Supporting and leading others who are doing the same.Working with our Product Management(s) as well as our design and UX minds to ensure that we deliver continuous value to our growing base of customers.Doing the hard and complicated to make it easier and simple.

Responsibilities + Skills

ou feel empowered by learning new things and using modern technology.You are excellent at solving complicated problems, understanding real-world issues and delivering high-performance software.You can deliver stable yet flexible software that allows us to iterate quickly in order to deliver features.You build re-usable solutions that others can use to avoid re-inventing the wheel every time.Bonus points:


A clear, real passion for software engineering.Strong ability to work independently while still being collaborative and inclusive.Feeling a sense of excitement when offering input and contributing to the broader product discussion.Proven ability in taking a feature or product all the way from conception to completion and release.Nature, mould and lead junior developers.


5+ years as a professional Software Engineer.BSc Computer Science or equivalent is highly encouraged.Experience with both back-end and front-end development.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Friday, 17th January 2020
  • Designation: Senior Software Engineer Technical Lead
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: cape town
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Friday, 17th January 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: Yoco.
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  • Company Profile:
  • Yoco was founded by 4 friends who shared a passion for smart technology and a desire to help small business.Yoco is an African technology company that builds tools and services to help small businesses get paid, run their business better, and grow. We believe that by opening up more possibilities for entrepreneurs to be successful, we can help create more jobs, enable people to thrive and help to drive our economy forward.Mission: At Yoco, we build products and services that help entrepreneurs start, run and grow their businesses. Our vision is to make the world a better place through Open Commerce - so we make it easy for business owners to accept card payments and sell their products or services, anywhere.

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