Intermediate Backend Engineer (FinTech) at an American Based Remote Company - Black Pen Recruitment-jobsfornaija

Intermediate Backend Engineer (FinTech) at an American Based Remote Company – Black Pen Recruitment

Black Pen Recruitment – Our client is an American based remote company. They are one of the first movers in bringing Cryptocurrency to the masses in Africa and the Middle East.

Intermediate Backend Engineer (FinTech) at an American Based Remote Company - Black Pen Recruitment-jobsfornaija

They are recruiting candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Intermediate Backend Engineer (FinTech)

Location: Nigeria
Job type: Full time (Remote)

Job Description

  • Do you have 3-5 years’ backend software development experience? Are you looking for a remote job? Then we have the opportunity for you!
  • We are looking to hire an Intermediate Backend Engineer (FinTech) to join our exciting remote team.
  • As an Intermediate Backend Engineer (FinTech) you will make an extremely high impact on a small, fast scaling team.
  • You’ll have the ability to help build a product used by thousands of people with taking full ownership of the product.
  • They are looking for someone who has experience not only with their tech stack in a successful SaaS company, but also with agile methodologies and web development.
  • The idea candidates are ones that have previously worked within a FinTech/ Crypto company and who are clear communicators who are highly self-motivated; eager to collaborate, exchange knowledge, apply new skills and pitch in for whatever the team needs to ship new code.
  • Required Technologies the ideal candidate must be highly skilled in: NodeJS, VueJS, Serverless Framework, AWS (Lambda, DynamoDB, SNS, SQS, Cloudwatch and IAM) and unit testing (Jest & Mocha).


  • Set technical direction and own the architecture and implementation of features
  • Provide guidance and assist in helping knock down walls and clear path towards work completion
  • Lead a group of engineers and cross-functional team members in the implementation of new and existing features
  • Provide clear and concise communication regarding feature development statuses to the team and stakeholders
  • Plan, supervise and manage releases for the work the squad is performing
  • Empower team members – including other developers as well as Technical Support and QA – through technical mentoring, contributions to the team’s documentation, libraries, and providing automation for manual tasks where appropriate
  • Define and adhere to internal coding standards, development processes, and design best practices
  • Ensure quality by performing thorough testing and leveraging peer reviews for your work and the work of cross-functional teams
  • Help scope, estimate, and prioritize work
  • Embrace and demonstrate our values: humility, creativity, and independence
  • Write and maintain clean, maintainable, and well-tested code for the future (and present) of the company’s platform
  • Participate in mandatory weekly calls


  • 3-5 years’ work experience as a Backend Engineer / Developer
  • Experience in a software development environment, with capability in back-end development
  • Strong experience working in AWS (Lambda, DynamoDB, SNS, SQS, Cloudwatch and IAM) with a strong desire to further one’s skills
  • In-depth experience with Node.js, possessing broad knowledge of JavaScript in general and Node.js internals
  • Serverless Framework experience
  • Unit Testing (jest and or mocha) experience
  • Experience in Golang, Typescript, Kubernetes, Elastick Stack and or Streams (Kafka, Kinesis) highly advantageous
  • State Machine and Step Function experience advantageous
  • You have experience driving technical projects, prioritizing work, identifying
  • dependencies, facilitating technical decisions and cross-functional team discussions.
  • You’re experienced in designing and implementing application architectures and code that are highly scalable, available, maintainable, and performant.
  • You can work independently while also putting an emphasis on mentorship of those around you.
  • You’re comfortable collaborating closely with product managers, product owners, and stakeholders, providing estimates or product ideas that will influence your team’s roadmap.
  • You’re a thoughtful communicator – some teams are partially or fully distributed so effective written communication is key.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online