Senior Frontend Software Engineer

Cape Town, Amsterdam, EMEA (Remote)

Your home team at Yoco

 

Yoco's engineering team is scaling rapidly to support the ambitions of the company.

You will be a part of a close-knit, exceptionally talented team of engineers. Our engineers work in cross-functional teams gathered around missions, with a strong focus on aligning the right skills with the right problems and the right leaders to support them.

Through close collaboration and experimentation, you will have the opportunity to develop innovative solutions, and work on a wide variety of projects and technologies. Our tech stack includes Scala, Python, JavaScript, React, React Native, Kotlin, Swift, and a few more.

Yoco favours strongly autonomous thinkers, and encourages and supports skill development.

 

What we're looking for:

 

  • Strong experience in one of the following: Android (Kotlin or Java), Swift or React (JS / Native)
  • A passion about building tools for developers, businesses
  • A passion about delivering high quality and beautiful products that are amazing for users.
  • Desire to learn or expand to other platforms (we usually ask our mobile engineers to code in all languages, knowing you are probably stronger in one)
  • 7+ years of professional experience as a software developer
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • A proven passion for all things software (and some hardware)
  • Strong ability to work independently while still being collaborative and inclusive
  • Proven ability in taking a feature, task or product all the way from conception to completion and release
  • Ability to build re-usable solutions that others can use to avoid re-inventing the wheel every time.
  • BSc Computer Science or equivalent is encouraged (strong work experience can fill this gap)
Nice, but not necessary:
  • Experience managing and/or leading teams technically (Tech Lead)
  • Experience guiding junior developers to help you deliver solutions or help them grow and deliver solutions.
  • Experience with SDK development and distribution
  • Knowledge of multiple programming languages
  • Experience designing and architecting products
 
What makes working at Yoco great:
 
 
Yoco is a business built on an agile foundation, and an evolving base of core lessons and principles. We like to refer to these as the Yoco Formula.
The Yoco Formula - how we create value.
 
The Yoco formula is a validated approach to work, and a set of behaviours that create maximum value for our customers and help us grow.
Core Values - Our way of working to create value & grow.
  • Stay Connected
  • Make Space to Explore
  • Keep it Simple
  • Master your Craft
Leadership Principles - How we show up, engage & treat each other
  • Get to know each other personally
  • Say what you think and challenge me directly
  • Be courageous and focus forward
  • Don’t let ego get in the way
To support this, we have built a role-based organisation where every individual is given the space to focus and develop their innate strengths. Everyone at Yoco has the opportunity to lead a project and become a specialist, enabling flexibility, collaboration and accountability at all levels. You will be working with a diverse, motivated and skilled team that will continuously stretch you as an individual. To learn more about our culture, go to our #YocoLife page or subscribe to our Exposure Gallery.
 
Join us on a meaningful journey at Yoco, and help enable our merchants to thrive through Open Commerce!
 
Yoco Card Machines and Online Payments

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