Backend Software Developers Finserve Africa At Equity Bank Kenya


Backend Software Developers Finserve Africa At Equity Bank Kenya 1 Position
Equity Bank

Nairobi, Kenya

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IT & Telecoms
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Equity Bank Limited (The “Bank”) is incorporated, registered under the Kenyan Companies Act Cap 486 and domiciled in Kenya. The address of the Bank’s registered office is 9th Floor, Equity Centre, P.O. Box 75104 – 00200 Nairobi. The Bank is licensed under the Kenya Banking Act (Chapter 488), and continues to offer retail banking, microfinance and related services. The Bank has subsidiaries in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda and Tanzania. Its shares are listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange.

Back end developer will be responsible for creating and maintaining Finserve technology at the back end of a website (the server, database and application). Will work closely with the designers and front end developers to ensure that all products are as per the business expectation and requirement.



  • Relevant qualification
  • Proven experience integrating with banks, payment platforms, telcos, and payment gateways.
  • Excellent Java programming skills and a solid understanding of the underlying core concepts
  • Proficiency in developing Java-based applications in Spring Boot.
  • Proficiency in developing rest and Soap APIs and understanding of best development practices.
  • Experience working with any DevOps tools such as Jenkins, Travis CI, Azure DevOps, or Amazon.
  • Experience in working with cloud technologies such as Azure or Amazon is an added advantage
  • Experience in working with Apigee API gateway or Azure API gateway is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in working with Git version control system
  • At least 2+  years of work experience in a similar role
  • Experience integrating with multiple systems across multiple countries is an added advantage
  • Excellent team player, independent thinker, self-driven, and passionate.
  • Ability to work well under pressure in an environment with strict timeliness for delivery of projects.
  • Experience in working with SQL databases such as Microsoft SQL Server and No SQL server such as MongoDB is an added advantage.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the backend lead on the daily task progress.
  • Writing efficient code based on the set standards and expectations
  • Collaborating with the other team members in development of various features and modules in the project.
  • Attending daily stand up calls and other technical meetings and updating on the task progress.
  • Maintaining and upgrading existing application systems.
  • Identifying areas for modification in existing applications and subsequently developing these modifications.
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Equity Bank
Equity Bank

Nairobi, Kenya

300 - 10000 people

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