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Full Time Remote
3 months ago
Coindirect is an exciting global cryptocurrency platform, payment gateway, Cross border remittance and OTC brokerage. Coindirect’s mission is to move the world from fiat to digital currencies. We are growing our team and looking for an experienced head of backend engineering. The role requires a high level of initiative and expertise in technical infrastructure, software development, security and finance. Due to our expanding business, we are hiring senior backend engineers to oversee the execution of our technical roadmap. You will be leading the technical team in Cape Town working closely with the rest of the business to ensure requirements are met. Role and Responsibilities Familiarizing yourself with all products and services offered by our company. Liaise with all teams within the business to ensure technical needs are met and planned for. Architect and implement new features as required by internal and external API consumers. Maintain and improve performance of existing backend code bases. Maintain and improve policies relating to backend code quality and security. Manage and assist teams requiring devops support. Qualifications and Skills Infrastructure tools experience preferred Kubernetes, AWS EC2/VPC/ELB, General Networking Programming languages Java, Groovy, JavaScript Frameworks Spring, Spring Boot, Grails, JAX-RS / REST, OpenAPI Databases MySQL compatible, Athena A higher qualification or equivalent professional qualifications relating to computer science (preferred but not required) Minimum 5 years previous experience in a business environment Finance industry experience preferred Extremely detail oriented and organised Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task Strong analytical skills Excellent written and verbal communication