Junior Software Engineer

  • Ozow is looking for a Junior Software Engineer, to collaborate with other developers in writing well-designed, testable code.
  • You will be working with a team of passionate technology professionals, developing with modern technologies, and solving tough problems.

More About Ozow.

Ozow is the future of payment — a world-class easy, automated, and ultra-secure EFT solution that helps customers pay in just a few seconds and merchants can initiate  Ozow payments through a variety of payment platforms, such as SMS, eCommerce, eBilling, QR Code and instore Point-of-Sale (POS).

We’re looking for candidates who can inspire us and be inspired by us. Join us on our journey as we become the industry leader that provides the simplest and easiest way to pay.

And while we’re on our way to building an inclusive payments market, we’re building an equally inclusive workforce.

Your Skills And Experience

  • At least 2+ years of work-related experience as a Software Engineer or Software Developer
  • Must have an IT Diploma or Degree
  • Ability to develop software in C#, Java and other programming languages (polyglots preferred)
  • Knowledge of relational databases, SQL and ORM technologies (EF, NHibernate) beneficial
  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases such as Redis, Riak, MongoDB, and others beneficial
  • Experience developing web applications, with a good understanding of how the web works
  • Experience with unit testing beneficial
  • Understanding DevOps principals beneficial
  • Experience in AWS and/or Azure beneficial
  • Experience with containerisation (Docker/Kubernetes) beneficial
  • Experience working with agile methodologies – a true believer
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Health and safety first

  • These are unprecedented times and because our people couldn’t be more important to us, health and safety couldn’t be more important to us.
  • We’ve made sure that our office is a safe place to work and we’ll continue to do so, to ensure that we combat the spread of COVID-19.

Our benefits

  • At Ozow, first and foremost, you’ll get to do meaningful work and grow your career. But we’re also not your average 9-5 company.
  • We work together and play together and because we really care, we offer plenty of perks too.

Some of the things to look forward to

  • Fitness challenges and healthy eating. Medical and Life insurance plans.
  • Be the hero or toast the hero of the month at first-Friday drinks.
  • Take half a day off from work on your birthday and let us celebrate this special day with you by giving you a little spoil.
  • Your family is our family, they too get spoils and get to join us on special events.
  • Our holistic wellness program will give you access to a toll-free confidential telephonic counseling line which is available in all 11 languages, 365 days a year.
  • We thrive on seeing our team members grow by creating a learning culture and deliberate training programmes.
  • There is so much more where this came from, but enough to get you excited.

Interview process

  • Our Talent Team will carefully review your application in line with the job description.
  • If there is a match we will send an online assessment for you to showcase your skills.
  • After your impressive test submission, we will set up time with you to meet some of the members of our Tech team.
  • Finally, our CEO/COO and Chief People Officer look forward to meeting you!
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If we seem like the kind of forward-thinking, progress-making, energetic company you’ve been waiting for, give us a shout. We’d love to hear from you.

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