Senior Software Engineer at QuickCheck
About Seedstars Group
Seedstars is a global investment holding with headquarters in Switzerland, 15 offices and a presence in 80+ emerging markets.We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. The group is organized around two key activities: 1) creating jobs and fueling economic growth by partnering with local entities; 2) investing in high growth technology companies in impactful sectors.
QuickCheck is a Seedstars portfolio company, a fast-growing Fintech building the top credit-led neobank of Nigeria. 60 Million Nigerian adults are excluded from banking services, 100 Million do not have access to credit. QuickCheck leverages artificial intelligence to build an app-based product that has been downloaded by 2 Million people. It has processed over 4.5 Million micro-credit applications. A Dream Team of 100+ people hustles everyday between Nigeria and Portugal to make our crazy vision a reality - and won’t rest until our app is in the hands of millions!
About the job
QuickCheck is seeking to hire a 'hands-on' Senior Software Engineer to join our team in Porto. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, multi-tasker, and demonstrated team-player. You will be a lead developer responsible for the development of new software products which will change the way people perceive and use technology while enhancing existing products. You should excel in working with large-scale framework, applications using the most recent methodologies and technologies: React, React Native, Python, Django, and have outstanding communication and leadership skills.
Responsibilities for this role include
- Writing clean, high-quality, high-performance, maintainable code
- Develop and support software including applications, database integration, interfaces, and new functionality enhancements
- Coordinate cross-functionally to ensure project meets business objectives and compliance standards
- Support test and deployment of new products and features
- Participate in code reviews
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or related field)
- 5+ years of relevant work experience
- Expertise in Object Oriented Design, Database Design, and XML Schema
- Experience with Python, Django, and web development
- Comfortable with SQL databases, Git and Linux is a plus
- Knowledgeable about HTML/CSS/AJAX/etc. – Backend
- Ability to multi-task, organize, and prioritize work
Benefits and perks
- Be part of an international team
- High degree of autonomy, flat hierarchy, open communication and get shit done attitude
- Private health insurance schemes
- Flexible working hours
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.