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Kuda is a full service, app-based digital bank. Our mission is to be the go-to bank not just for those living on the African continent, but also for the African diaspora wherever they might live, anywhere in the world. Kuda is free of ridiculous banking charges and great at helping customers budget, spend smartly and save more. We raised the largest seed round ever seen in Africa, and completed a Series A funding round in February 2021, led by some of the world’s smartest venture capital investors.

With offices in London (our HQ), Lagos and Cape Town, and further offices opening across Africa during 2021, Kuda is fast becoming recognised as the leading ‘Neobank’ for Africans.

To help us grow into the company that can bring meaningful change to the way people across Africa get access to great financial products and services in order to take control of their personal finances, we are actively looking for bright, talented, driven people who are excited by our mission. If this sounds like a great way to spend your valuable time, then please get in touch with us.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full time

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Monitor debugging process results
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Test current products and identify deficiencies
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Develop and monitor performance metrics for all stages of the production process
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements and ensure consistent project execution
  • Plan, create and manage the overall quality planning strategy
  • Identify quality assurance process bottlenecks and suggest actions for improvement
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Requirements
You’ll be considered for this role if you:

  • Are familiar with native android and ios development frameworks
  • Have strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Have experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Have hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Have hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Have solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Have experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Have experience with performance and/or security testing
  • Have a sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Are a team player
  • Have good time-management skills
  • Have great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have good problem-solving skills
  • Can take the initiative and adapt to a fast-paced work environment

 

 

Job Title: iOS Engineer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full time

Role Overview

  • We are looking for a result-driven and analytical software engineer to work on our native iOS mobile application.
  • S/he will use his or her understanding of programming tools and languages to analyze current codes, formulate more efficient processes, solve problems and create a fantastic experience for users.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design and build applications for the iOS platform
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

Requirements

  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • Bachelor’s or Higher Degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience

Experience:

  • Are proficient with Swift and Cocoa Touch
  • Have experience with iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, etc.
  • Have experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
  • Have familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect iOS applications to back-end services
  • Have knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards
  • Have an understanding of Apple’s design principles and interface guidelines
  • Have experience with performance and memory tuning with tools such as Instruments, Shark, etc
  • Have familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • Have a knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Are proficient understanding of code versioning tools
  • Are familiar with continuous integration

Personal Attributes:

  • Willing to embrace and enrich Kuda culture of empathy, teamwork and passion
  • Have a strong desire for learning and growth.

 

 

 

Job Title: Android Developer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full time

Role Overview

  • We are looking for a result-driven and analytical software engineer to work on our Android mobile application.
  • S/he will use his or her understanding of programming tools and languages to analyze current codes, formulate more efficient processes, solve problems and create a fantastic experience for users.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design and build advanced applications for the Android platform
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
  • Work with outside data sources and APIs
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency

Requirements

  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Proven software development experience and Android skills development
  • Proven working experience in Android app development and
  • Have published at least one original Android app
  • Experience with Android SDK
  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.

 

 

 

Job Title: Backend Engineer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full time

Role Overview

  • We are looking for a result-driven and analytical software engineer (backend) who will troubleshoot and improve existing backend applications and processes.
  • S/he will use his or her understanding of programming tools and languages to analyze current codes, formulate more efficient processes, solve problems and create a more seamless experience for users.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Main focus on coding and debugging
  • Build high-quality reusable code that can be used in the future
  • Develop functional and sustainable web applications with clean codes
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Conduct tests and optimise performance
  • Work together with engineers building client-facing applications to integrate UI elements with server-side logic
  • Implement modern technologies to improve legacy applications
  • Collect, analyse and address technical and design requirements
  • Help to create reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Train and support internal teams
  • Interact with developers, designers and system administrators to identify new features
  • Stay informed about emerging technologies

Requirements

  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • Bachelor’s or Higher Degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience

Skills & Experience:

  • Strong computer science fundamentals, algorithms, and data structures background
  • Model of software engineering best practices, including agile development, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, debugging, and troubleshooting.
  • Solid experience with C#, .Net, .Net Core
  • Strong computer science fundamentals, algorithms, and data structures background
  • Have a deep understanding of Source Code Management
  • Have in-depth understanding of Cloud Technologies (Azure, AWS)
  • Have a great understanding of databases and SQL
  • Have in-depth understanding of REST APIs, SOAP & RPC
  • Have in-depth understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Are able to do technical writing and API documentation
  • Are familiar with project management tools (e.g Trello, Jira, etc)
  • Have good problem-solving skills
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills

Personal Attributes:

  • Willing to embrace and enrich Kuda culture of empathy, teamwork and passion
  • Have a strong desire for learning and growth.
  • Passionate about improving developer productivity
  • Strive for speed and quality
  • Desire to automate

 

 

 

Job Title: DevOps Engineer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full time

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Implement various testing and automation tools, and commission IT infrastructure
  • Provision, Configure, & De-Provision Environments via Automation
  • Define and set development, test, release, update, and support processes for DevOps operation
  • Apply troubleshooting techniques and advise on fixing code bugs
  • Ensure developers adheres to defined DevOps processes and update or create new processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Develop appropriate metrics to demonstrate system performance and agility using appropriate monitoring tools to improve operational efficiency.
  • Identify and deploy cybersecurity measures by continuously performing vulnerability assessment and risk management
  • Recognize and adopt best practices in documentation, testing, security, operations and support at scale and efficient use of resources.
  • Perform incidence management and root cause analysis
  • Select and deploy appropriate CI/CD tools
  • Strive for continuous improvement and build continuous integration, continuous development, and constant deployment pipeline (CI/CD Pipeline)
  • Understand teams’ requirements and project KPIs

Requirements

  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • Bachelor’s or Higher Degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience

Experience:

  • Have experience with CI/CD Platforms (Azure DevOps is a Plus)
  • Have experience with at least one of GCP, AWS & Microsoft Azure (preferably Azure & AWS)
  • Have experience with ElasticSearch, Datadog, Sentry
  • Have experience with Technologies like Ansible, Terraform, etc
  • Have experience with Kubernetes orchestration and management
  • Have experience maintaining and support monitoring and alerting systems
  • Have experience supporting and troubleshooting relational databases and distributed platform
  • Have working knowledge of monitoring and event management tool Implementations
  • Have basic system administration and Linux skills

Personal Attributes:

  • Willing to embrace and enrich Kuda culture of empathy, teamwork and passion
  • Have a strong desire for learning and growth.
  • Have a sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success
  • Are a critical thinker and possess problem-solving skills
  • Are a team player
  • Have good time-management skills
  • Have great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Can take the initiative and adapt to a fast-paced work environment

 

 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Benefits
At Kuda, our people are the heart of our business, so we prioritize their welfare. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits in areas including but not limited to:

  • A great and upbeat work environment populated by a multinational team.
  • Career Development & Growth.
  • We are advocates of work life balance and offer a remote working option for certain roles.

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