Senior Backend Engineer at M-KOPA Nigeria

M-KOPA is a fast-growing FinTech company offering millions of underbanked customers across Africa access to life-enhancing products and services. From our roots as the pioneer in pay-as-you-go “PayGo’” solar energy for off grid homes, we have grown into one of the most advanced connected asset financing platforms in the world, empowering a broad range of customers to achieve progress in their lives.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Backend Engineer

Location: Lagos (Remote)
Type: Full time
Department: Technology Software Engineering

The Role

  • We are looking for very Senior Backend Engineers as we continue to expand our Acquisition Sales Product Group.
  • Working on applications related to our Sales and onboarding, this is where we build our Know-your-customer (KYC) checks, and manage our 10’000 plus Sales Agents that use our internal CRMs.
  • Wider teams include, Repayment for they are responsible for providing our customers the best possible experience of the financial services we offer.
  • Retention, who look after our repeat business and Portfolio management that looks at the tools and software we use to measure our business.


  • As an engineer in the group you will work as a collaborator, more senior members will coach and contribute placing an emphasis on high quality output observability and monitoring as well as automated testing in all environments, including production.
  • Our teams use infrastructure as code demonstrating the unique nature of some of our work.
  • Our Engineers are empowered to choose how to implement software (within high-level architectural constraints) to meet the needs of our customers.
  • We have a data-driven approach to the incremental improvements of our products and a focus towards excellence
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  • We are looking for strong experience with C#.NET, Event Driven Systems, microservices, testing and Deployment.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: M-KOPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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