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Backend Engineer (India)

Flutterwave

Flutterwave

Software Engineering
India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Flutterwave was founded on the principle that every African must be able to participate and thrive in the global economy. To achieve this objective, we have built a trusted payment infrastructure that allows consumers and businesses (African and International) to make and receive payments in a convenient borderless manner.

Flutterwave’s Vision

To make it easier for Africans to build global businesses that can make and accept any payment, anywhere from across Africa and around the world.

Flutterwave’s Mission

Simplifying payments for endless possibilities.

About the Backend Engineer - Acquiring Processing Role

Flutterwave is looking for a Backend Engineer - Acquiring Processing who will manage the building of cutting-edge Payment Solutions for our customers by combining global payment processing, fraud management, payment security and reporting systems. Architecting and building a global, state of the art, massive scale, real-time payment processing platform. Build new, improve and manage existing integrations and applications with external partners.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be:

  • Research and implement best practices technology frameworks/capability models that will control costs, provide higher quality, and/or increase reliability
  • Research and stay abreast of the latest technology infrastructure and processes in the payment industry
  • Design, develop and deliver code that can support new product features/enhancements in an agile environment
  • Develop customer-facing applications using RESTful APIs
  • Create database schemas that represent and support new products/ enhancements
  • Maintain quality and ensure optimum performance of developed applications.
  • Collaborate in design and development with the rest of the team.
  • Maintain code integrity, organization, versioning, and apply object-oriented design principles
  • Carry out unit tests of developed applications as well as set up automated testing of applications to ensure correctness, robustness, and scalability
  • Work with frontend designers and convert designs to visual elements.
  • Maintain code and application security at all times. Ensure data protection.
  • Develop applications in back-end programming languages like Java, C#, PHP as well as web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Jquery

Required competency and skillset to be a Waver:

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the organization's strategy, product, and service offerings
  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in a related academic field.
  • 3-8 years of experience as a Backend Engineer.
  • In-depth understanding of both front-end & back-end languages and SEO standards
  • Excellent Data structures and algorithms as well as creative skills to apply them in solving problems
  • Excellent knowledge of database and ORM technologies
  • Ability and interest to quickly learn new languages and technologies
  • Excellent organizational and people management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving, troubleshooting and quality assurance skills
  • Excellent time management and analytical skills
  • Excellent agile delivery knowledge including branching, testing and continuous development. Collaborate with other engineers to deliver sprint goals
  • Excellent DevOps knowledge including Source Control, Continuous Integration, Configuration Management, Deployment Automation, Containers, Orchestration and Cloud Platforms like AWS, Azure and GCP