Backend Engineer (Developer / Fintech / Architecture) – Cape Town, South Africa

Backend Engineer (Developer / Fintech / Architecture) – Cape Town, South Africa

Job title: Backend Engineer (Developer / Fintech / Architecture) – Cape Town, South Africa

Company: CA Global

Job description: Our client, a very fast expanding and exciting Fintech company, is looking for a result-driven and analytical software engineer (backend) who will troubleshoot and improve existing backend applications and processes. The individual will use their understanding of programming tools and languages to analyze current codes, formulate more efficient processes, solve problems, and create a more seamless experience for users.


  • Focus on coding and debugging.
  • Build high-quality reusable code that can be used in the future.
  • Develop functional and sustainable web applications with clean codes.
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications.
  • Conduct tests and optimize performance.
  • Work together with engineers building client-facing applications to integrate UI elements with server-side logic.
  • Implement modern technologies to improve legacy applications.
  • Collect, analyze, and address technical and design requirements.
  • Help to create reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Train and support internal teams.
  • Interact with developers, designers, and system administrators to identify new features.
  • Stay informed about emerging technologies.


  • Bachelors or higher in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of industry experience.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals, algorithms, and data structures background.
  • Willing to embrace and enrich the organization’s culture of empathy, teamwork, and passion.
  • Have a strong desire for learning and growth.
  • Passionate about improving developer productivity.
  • Strive for speed and quality.
  • Desire to automate.
  • Model of software engineering best practices, including agile development, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, debugging, and troubleshooting.
  • Solid experience with C#, .Net, .Net Core.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals, algorithms, and data structures background.
  • Have a deep understanding of Source Code Management.
  • Have in-depth understanding of Cloud Technologies (Azure, AWS).
  • Have a great understanding of databases and SQL.
  • Have in-depth understanding of REST APIs, SOAP & RPC.
  • Have in-depth understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Can do technical writing and API documentation.
  • Familiar with project management tools (e.g., Trello, Jira, etc.).
  • Have good problem-solving skills.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong microservices architecture experience.

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Scott Fraser at

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Scott Fraser

Recruitment Consultant

CA Finance

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

Expected salary:

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

Job date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 07:06:18 GMT

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