Who we are

Moniepoint is an all-in-one financial services platform for emerging markets and the second-fastest growing company in Africa.
Since 2019, Moniepoint’s technology has powered over 3 million people, offering personal and business banking, payment, credit and business management tools to help them succeed. Moniepoint processed $182 billion in 2023, and currently processes the majority of the POS transactions in Nigeria.

What we do

Engineering at Moniepoint is an inspired, customer-focused community, dedicated to crafting solutions that redefine our industry. Our infrastructure runs on some of the cool tools that excite infrastructure engineers - kubernetes, docker etc. 

We also make business decisions based on the large stream of data we receive daily, so we work daily with big data, perform data analytics and build models to make sense of the noise and give our customers the best experience. 

If this excites you, it excites us too and we would love to have you.

About the role

Location: Remote (Full time)

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research and development activities to explore new technologies and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Design, prototype, and develop innovative solutions to enhance existing products or processes, ensuring they meet performance and quality standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineers, and designers, to develop and implement new technologies or techniques.
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements and trends in the field through continuous learning and attending conferences or workshops.
  • Analyze data and conduct experiments to validate hypotheses, troubleshoot issues, and optimize performance.
  • Create and maintain accurate documentation of research findings, experimental procedures, and design specifications.
  • Collaborate with external partners, such as universities or research institutions, to leverage their expertise and resources for research projects.
  • Assist in the development and execution of intellectual property strategies, including patent applications and technology licensing.
  • Participate in project planning and contribute to the development of research goals and objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant safety guidelines and regulations during the research and development process.

Skills / Competence Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field. A master's degree or Ph.D. in a relevant discipline is preferred.
  • Proven experience in a research and development role, preferably in the technology industry or academic setting.
  • Proficiency in relevant programming languages and software tools related to software engineering and delivery.
  • Strong knowledge of safety protocols and procedures in a research and development environment.
  • Knowledge of Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Knowledge of Operating System, Distributed system, Computer Architecture, Computer Networking and Database internals
  • Knowledge of Java, Golang, Rust and Python

Generic Skills

  • Knowledge of project management principles and the ability to effectively manage timelines and deliverables.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with a focus on attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and external partners.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and drive research forward

Supervisory skills

  • Mentor and coach younger members of the team
  • Organize and supervise breakdown of team activities and deliverables 
  • Coordinate other administrative activities in the team

What we can offer you

  • Culture - We put our people first and prioritize the well-being of every team member. We’ve built a company where all opinions carry weight and where all voices are heard. We value and respect each other and always look out for one another. Above all, we are human.
  • Learning - We have a learning and development-focused environment with an emphasis on knowledge sharing, training, and regular internal technical talks.
  • Compensation - You’ll receive an attractive salary, pension, health insurance, plus other benefits.

What to expect in the hiring process

  • A live take-home coding exercise 
  • A technical interview with a Lead in our Engineering Team
  • A behavioural and technical interview with a member of the Executive team.

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