About company :
Pezesha is a digital financial ecosystem & platform based in Kenya with a mission to connect SMEs with working capital and credit decisioning for lenders to de-risk their capital through our holistic approach that starts with financial education, credit scoring and ends with meaningful financial inclusion.
We are approved by the Capital Markets Authority in Kenya and now scaling to other markets like Nigeria and Ghana as we move closer towards our vision in tackling the $300+ billion financing gap for SMEs in Sub Saharan Africa through our scalable platform as an enabler.
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Pezesha has a team of 14 staff with HQ in Kenya and senior and board team members bring more than 20+ years of market, regulatory and strategy combined experiences with successful Fintech startup exits in the past.
The nature of this opportunity is full time but we are open to a consultancy arrangeement as well.
Primary job description
Transform technical designs and notes into code
Collaborate with our existing team in implementing and managing our end to end credit & data platforms
Be a second line of support for technical issues
Collaborate with data and operations teams in ensuring our customer needs are me
Required Skills and Experience
At least two year of multi-dimentional programming be it in PHP or Python using a Framework e.g. CodeIgniter or Laravel or Django
At least one year experience in frontend programming with Bootstrap 3+
At least two year experience in backend programming with Java (server side)
At least two years experience with SQL
At least one year experience in native apps programming i.e. Android, IOS
Experience with Git source control
Experience with developing RESTful APIs
Experience with third-party API integrations
Experience in troubleshooting and debugging tools
At least one year experience in Dev Operations
Added advantage : experience in data science
At least one year experience in leading internal tech teams
Leader - Take ownership and responsibility of tasks
Detailed - Think through the proposed design (solution) approach and documentation before coding
Disciplined - Estimate and communicate the duration of time to complete tasks
Agile - Move quickly and easily to resolve issues. Look at short-term approaches that satisfy immediate needs and plan for long term approaches that are more robust
Humble - Willing to listen and learn