Senior Full Stack Engineer



Remote between UTC 0 and UTC +3


An exceptional challenge must be met by exceptional people. Every day, we are inspired by the opportunity to collaborate and learn from our talented colleagues. Smart, passionate and driven, we take pride in what we do together, as JUMOnauts.

About this job

Teamwork plays an integral role in the success of our tech strategy. In JUMO, our teams have exposure to a broad range of the best new technology, and are trusted with the autonomy and flexibility to explore, innovate and find creative solutions to interesting challenges.  With this, everyone has the opportunity to contribute to our mission of enabling equal access to finance opportunities.  We have chosen our tech stack carefully and believe in using the best tools out there.

Our software engineering team is responsible for building our market-leading banking as a service platform & products, enabling real-time access to funds at the lowest possible operating cost.  When integrated into JUMO’s platform, our partners are enabled to offer loans, savings and a wide range of financial choices to a new group of customers. 

As a Senior Full Stack Engineer you’ll be accountable for planning, designing, building and implementing the user interface systems of web and mobile applications. The role reports to a Tech Lead.

If you join us, you'll

  • Plan, build, design and maintain various React-based user interfaces for our customers and partners
  • Deliver high-quality code allowing smooth functionality, efficiency and speed for the user 
  • Ensure documentation or educational content are kept up to date, and drive best practices and engineering excellence
  • Serve as technical advisor and mentor to teams across the business 
  • Work in an agile, cross-functional team to deliver quality code that you can be proud of
  • Be a mentor, helping your junior colleagues grow as professionals
  • Work with a modern but pragmatic Tech Stack (i.e. TypeScript, React/Redux, React Native, PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, Redis, Terraform, Kubernetes, Datadog, AWS), building a highly scalable distributed system
  • Be lead and supported by experienced, hands-on Tech Leads
  • Receive regular, high-quality feedback, to help you continuously improve

You will need

  • Hands-on experience designing, developing and testing distributed, high-volume and highly reliable software with a great appreciation of form and functionality
  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure, ideally AWS
  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related field preferred
  • 8+ years of experience designing, developing and testing software, including android software development
  • Hands-on experience with the design and development of high volume, highly reliable services.
  • Business and operational awareness
  • Good communication skills & EQ – able to work in a diverse team

We ask a lot of each other at JUMO, but we give a lot too.

You will love

  • Work in an agile cross-functional team, delivering quality code you can be proud of
  • Work with a modern but pragmatic Tech Stack (i.e. Kotlin + Spring Boot for Backend, TypeScript + React for Web and Mobile, Docker, Terraform, Kubernetes, Kafka, Datadog, Jenkins + Spinnaker for CI/CD, AWS), building a highly scalable distributed system
  • Collaborating with smart, engaging people
  • Working for impact
  • Growing and learning continuously, with loads of encouragement and support
  • Boldly taking risks as we navigate new challenges
  • Flexible work practices enabling your best delivery
  • Being autonomous and empowered to lead

Remote First

Our environment is designed to foster innovation and enable collaboration. We operate a remote-first approach that enables us with the flexibility to work and live where we are most productive.

We work between the UTC and UTC+3 time zones and currently have team members from South Africa, Portugal and Kenya.

Diversity and Inclusion

At JUMO, we believe that diversity strengthens our teams and strives in our recruitment process to create an environment where people from every background can collaborate and prosper and be themselves.

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