Backend Developer at MKOBO Microfinance Bank

MKOBO Microfinance Bank Limited is a fully licensed MFB by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). MKOBO was conceived to help solve consumers’ need for access to short-term emergency credit. Our goal is to provide access to short term unsecured loans, which is easily accessible. We cater to the demography currently underserved by the Commercial banks in our aim to help increase financial inclusion of the Nigerian population.

At MKOBO we have always worked a little differently to other short-term loan providers. we do not require any collateral or guarantor in most cases and we will always offer support when our customers tell us they need a helping hand.Job Description

As a Backend Engineer you will be working alongside the product teams to build scalable APIs.
It is the perfect opportunity for someone who is experienced and passionate about scalable systems, clean code and is looking for a great fulltime role. While we currently build our systems in Ruby on Rails, it is not a core requirement.
We believe the language is merely a tool in solving the problem, and we’re open to Engineers with experience of other stacks like Laravel, Django, Express, with the flexibility to learn any language to solve any problem.


Design, build, and maintain scalable Backend systems.
DevOps: improve automation of the software development process.
Identify performance issues and bugs, and provide solutions to these problems.


Work with other team members to ensure we are building the right product
Participate in code reviews
Pair-program with other developers or discuss possible technical architectures
Contribute to creating a culture of writing excellent software

What We Are Looking For

Advanced experience with backend frameworks such as Ruby on Rails [preferably] or similar like Django, Laravel, Express etc
Mid to senior level backend engineering experience
At least 2 yeas commercial experience
Excellent knowledge of Scalable architectures.
Excellent knowledge of SQL (MySQL/PostgreSQL)
Experience with NoSQL (MongoDB/CouchDB/ElasticSearch)
Understanding of Code versioning tools like Git
Understanding of Unit and Integration testing.
Understanding of DevOps processes like CI/CD
Superb organisational skills and attention to detail
Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision
University degree in Informational Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related subject

What We Offer

A friendly, open-minded and collaborative team working closely with the CTO
Autonomy, we don't micromanage our teams
Challenging environment – you will be working on complex projects

250,000 Gross monthly.

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