Backend Engineer

We are looking for a Backend Engineer to join Halan team. Our mission is to build the next-gen payments and financial services platform, completely reimagining how we think of payments for today’s digital age. We have grown rapidly since inception in 2018 to become Africa’s fastest-growing startup and launched new verticals in digital payments and access to finance.

What you'll do!

  • Be a key player in building a strong team with high-quality output and create a culture of innovation
  • Drive designs of major software components, systems, and features in your team and also cross teams
  • Design, develop and deploy backend services with a focus on high availability, low latency, and scalability
  • Work in an environment that supports your individual growth
  • Contribute to defining the best practices, including code reviews and unit testing
  • Provide constructive, actionable feedback when reviewing code and design

Who you are!!

  • Strong knowledge in writing Go; aslo, knowledge in Scala, Java or any statically-typed programming language is a plus
  • Eagerness to learn multiple programming languages and skills
  • Good OOP & Design patterns foundations
  • Have a track record of building solutions based on microservice architecture as well as big data processing
  • Have a good understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms and understand how to apply them to design pragmatic solutions
  • Capable of seeing the big picture while considering the tiniest of details