Vacancies at ARCA Payments Limited

ARCA was founded in 2016, with a clear vision to become Africa’s premier payment services platform, fostering Financial inclusion and innovation & actively shaping the future of Financial Services, throughout the region.

We are currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Android Developer
Location: 
Lagos

Job Summary

  • Full stack developer handling both design (UI/UX) and code development for applications for devices powered by Android operating system.

Responsibilities

  • Design and build advanced applications for Android platform
  • Manage the full technical life-cycle of Android applications during each development phase.
  • Collaborate with team members to brainstorm about new products, provide each other with technical insight and review working drafts.
  • Document and maintain design specifications, source code, and archives for new applications and ideas.
  • Work with product managers, clients and sales teams to assess customer demand and usability of new applications.
  • Perform individual project components within the entire development lifecycle including implementation, testing, deployment and maintenance.
  • Work from UI/UX requirements, APIs, mockups to build functional, high-performance Android phone and tablet apps.
  • Diagnose performance issues, fix bugs to increase the functionality of new applications.
  • Understand the nuances of fragments and Android XML layouts, and how to create adaptive interfaces that work for multiple device form factors
  • Obtain buy-in from leadership to secure resources for app development.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer/System/ Electrical/ Electronic Engineering/ Applied physics/ Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • 4+ years of experience
  • 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 in Android Studio
  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON, third party libraries and APIs
  • Understand Android UI/UX design
  • Solid understanding of full mobile development life cycle with agile development framework
  • Excellent documentation skills and use of collaboration tools.
  • Understanding of Agile development methodology
  • Experience in the payment/ finance industry

Compensation
Compensation and benefits are highly attractive and competitive.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Java Software Developer
Location: Lagos

Summary

  • The Software Developer will manage Java/Java EE application development while providing expertise in the full software development lifecycle, from concept and design to testing
  • The role will also design, develop and deliver high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems.
  • The position will be charged but not limited with the following responsibilities:

Strategy & Planning:

  • Works with other software developers, the software architect and designers in conceptualising and developing new software programs and applications
  • Plans own work in phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC) for a variety of projects
  • Assists in the preparation and documentation of software requirements and specifications
  • Performs research on the requirements of software users and documents findings to serve
  • Works closely with the Team Leader, Business Analyst and Product Owner for understanding the functional and system requirement

Acquisition & Deployment:

  • Conducts research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts
  • Recommends, schedule, and performs software improvements and upgrades

Operational Management:

  • Consistently writes, translate, and code software programs and applications according to specifications and PCIDSS standards
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software application.
  • Write and execute unit tests for developed software applications.
  • Perform peer to peer code reviews.
  • Participate and contribute to software architectural design sessions.
  • Maintain and implement source control & version management.
  • Create technical documentation for all software applications.
  • Deploy all developed application to the development environment for QA and Testing.
  • Guide & follow through on developed software applications to ensure successful UAT and subsequent shipment.
  • Works closely with the QA team to ensure quality and timely software development within his/her responsibilities
  • Runs and monitors software performance tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging
  • Administers critical analysis of test results and delivers solutions to problem areas
  • Ensures robust and sustainable enterprise social collaboration architecture for software development by monitoring matrices of the SOA, and fixing complaints/bugs logged by customers
  • Installs software products for end users as required
  • Creates and manages Application Programming Interface (API)
  • Writes programming scripts to enhance functionality and/or appearance of company Web site and/or related Web applications as necessary
  • Removes code script from company Web site and/or related Web applications as necessary
  • Liaises with network administrators, systems analysts, and software engineers to assist in resolving problems with software products or company software systems

Requirements

  • A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience
  • Proven hands-on Software Development experience
  • Proven working experience in Java development
  • Experience in the financial/payments industry
  • Hands on experience in designing and developing applications using Java EE platforms
  • Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns.
  • Profound insight of Java and JEE internals (Classloading, Memory Management, Transaction management etc)
  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate)
  • Experience in the Spring Framework
  • Experience as a Sun Certified Java Developer
  • Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework (JSF, Wicket, GWT, Spring MVC)
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Understanding of Agile development methodology

Compensation

  • Compensation and benefits are highly attractive and competitive.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 30th September, 2018.