JOB TITLE: SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

COMPANY: Agent Banking Company of Uganda Limited (ABC)

REPORTING TO: Head of Information Technology (HOIT)

LOCATION: Kampala

ABOUT US:

Agent Banking Company is a pioneering Fin-tech firm licensed by the Bank of Uganda as a Payment System Operator. We provide shared and interoperable platforms and infrastructure to financial services providers in Uganda, enabling them to serve customers at scale securely and affordably. Our mission is to revolutionize financial services delivery in Uganda through innovative technology solutions.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

We are seeking a talented and motivated Senior Software Developer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about developing cutting-edge software solutions that drive financial inclusion and revolutionize the way banking services are delivered in Uganda.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a Senior Software Developer at ABC, you will be responsible for various critical tasks related to software development, integration, and system scalability. Your primary duties include:

  1. Develop, Deploy, and Maintain ABC’s Developer Portal:
  • Create and deploy ABC’s developer web portal to facilitate partner self-on boarding.
  • Ensure a user-friendly interface and comprehensive documentation to enhance the on-boarding
  1. API Adaptation and Publication:
  • Adapt and convert ABC’s existing services APIs to Open APIs.
  • Publish APIs on the developer portal for partner integration.
  1. Scaling Services:
  • Enable rapid integration with new partners to scale ABC’s existing services efficiently.
  1. CI/CD Pipeline Streamlining:
  • Streamline ABC’s Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipeline to enhance development and deployment processes.
  1. Software Glitch Resolution:
  • Investigate and resolve complex software glitches to maintain the stability and reliability of ABC’s services.
  1. Security Management:
  • Address advanced security concerns and implement advanced security protocols.
  • Mitigate cyber threats and ensure the highest level of API security and data protection practices.
  1. Payment Processing and Integration:
  • Troubleshoot transaction/ payment processing errors and resolve issues related to third-party integrations.
  1. System Failures:
  • Investigate and resolve critical system failures promptly to minimize downtime.
  1. Collaboration and Bug Resolution:
  • Collaborate with product development teams on intricate software bugs and contribute to their resolution.
  1. Regulatory Compliance:
  • Offer expertise in regulatory compliance and policy interpretation to ensure ABC’s solutions adhere to industry standards.
  1. Feature Development:
  • Participate in all phases of the software development life-cycle, from planning and design to implementation and maintenance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Software Developer, preferably in the fintech or banking industry

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Proven experience as a Senior Software Developer, with a focus on API development and integration.
  • Strong knowledge of Open APIs, CI/CD pipelines, and scalable system architecture.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, or similar.
  • Experience with web development frameworks such as Spring Boot, Django, or Node.js.
  • Experience in addressing complex software glitches, payment processing, and third-party integrations.
  • In-depth understanding of security protocols, cyber threats, and regulatory policy and compliance.
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.

BENEFITS:

  1. Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  2. Opportunities for career growth and advancement.
  3. Flexible working hours and a supportive work environment.
  4. Health insurance and other benefits package.
  5. Chance to make a meaningful impact on financial inclusion in Uganda.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter outlining their qualifications and why they are passionate about joining our team. Please send your application to applications@agentbanking.co.ug. Please include “Senior Software Developer Application” in the email subject line. The application deadline is 12th March 2024.

Join us in revolutionizing financial services in Uganda and making a positive impact on people’s lives.

Note: This job description is not exhaustive, and additional tasks may be assigned based on the company’s evolving needs.