Who we are

Our mission is to digitize financial services. We are building the tools and services that will enable developers to launch, optimize, & scale financial platforms and services. Our thesis is simply the fact that — financial innovation cannot exist without an Open Finance infrastructure. Essentially, the growth of the African Fintech industry is intrinsically tied to the success of an infrastructure like Okra.

Okra powers the tools that millions of people rely on to plan and manage their finances today. We are proudly working with hundreds of companies like Interswitch and D-local, and many of the largest financial institutions to make it easy for people to securely connect their accounts to the apps and services they choose. Okra’s network covers over 100 banks and financial institutions across Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, and Ghana.

We believe that by building Africa’s Open Finance infrastructure, we enable developers to create better, fairer financial services for everyone. We are dedicated to removing the complexity around accessing financial information and payment infrastructure for everyone.

The role

It’s an amazing time to join Okra. Our Engineering team is responsible for building tools and infrastructure to gather, analyze, and visualize financial data. We believe the way millions of people interact with their finances will change over time, and our Engineering team will be at the forefront of creating that experience. 

We are looking for ambitious engineers who are motivated by creating impact for our consumers and customers, growing together as a team, shipping the MVP, and leaving things better than they found them.

The successful candidate will: 

  • Work on Okra’s dashboard for both the Client, Admin and End-user.
  • Execute various tests on new software products to ensure that programs satisfy all specifications and requirements.
  • Support and maintain our product in testing environments.
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to find defects, report bugs and possible debugging during each sprint cycle to ensure that our products work correctly.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in a computer-related course is required.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, & Javascript.
  • Knowledge of API testing using Postman or related tools.
  • Knowledge of UI designing tools like Figma.
  • Good knowledge of test management tools like Qase.io and TestRail.
  • Ability to write and execute acceptance tests and test cases.
  • Good reporting skills as you would be documenting bugs found.
  • Be a fast learner with strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Diligent work ethic.

Who you are:

  • You are passionate about quality.
  • You pay close attention to detail.
  • You are able to work on a team and independently.
  • You have empathy for users.
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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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