Full Stack Engineer at ImaliPay

Posted on Mon 16th Jan 2023 - Dailysynch

ImaliPay is building the financial services infrastructure (BaaS) for Africa’s gig economy platforms and marketplaces. We are passionate about building solutions and tools (API led)  for the economies that make Africa tick.  We are a mission-driven team with teammates from a diverse set of backgrounds and countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Full Stack Engineer

Location: Lagos

About the Role

  • At Imalipay, we rely on our dynamic team of engineers to solve the many challenges and puzzles that come with our rapidly evolving technical stack.
  • We’re seeking a Full Stack Engineer who is ready to work with new technologies and architectures in a forward-thinking organization that’s always pushing boundaries.
  • Here, you will take complete, end-to-end ownership of projects across the entire stack to be based in our offices in Kenya or Nigeria.
  • Our ideal candidate has experience building products across the stack and a firm understanding of web frameworks, APIs, databases, and multiple back end languages.
  • You’ll be joining a team working at the forefront of new technology, solving the challenges that impact both the front end and back end architecture, and ultimately, delivering amazing global user experiences.

Objectives of this Role

  • Work across the full stack, building highly scalable distributed solutions that enable positive user experiences and measurable business growth
  • Develop new features and infrastructure development in support of rapidly emerging business and project requirements
  • Assume leadership of new projects from conceptualization to deployment
  • Ensure application performance, uptime, and scale, maintaining high standards of code quality and thoughtful application design
  • Work with agile development methodologies, adhering to best practices and pursuing continued learning opportunities


  • Participate in all aspects of agile software development including design, implementation, and deployment
  • Architect and building end-to-end systems optimized for speed and scale
  • Work primarily in Java, React, and JavaScript
  • Engage with inspiring designers and front end engineers, and collaborate with leading back end engineers as we create reliable APIs
  • Collaborate across time zones via Slack, GitHub comments, documents, and frequent video conferences

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience building large-scale software applications
  • Experience building web applications
  • Experience designing and integrating RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of Java, React, Javascript, PostgreSQL and ActiveMQ/RabbitMQ
  • Excellent debugging and optimization skills
  • Unit/integration testing experience
  • Interest in in learning new tools, languages, workflows, and philosophies to grow
  • Professional certifications
  • Experience working in a financial services company will be an added advantage.

Key Competencies:
Matches  ImaliStar profile:

  • Young , vibrant mature
  • Possibility mentality
  • Humble and open minded
  • Curious and inquisitive
  • Accountable and open to learn
  • Big on problem solving
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Positive and optimistic attitude
  • Goal oriented and motivated by KPIs

Application Closing Date
20th January, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the Position as the subject of the email.

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