A bit about us:

Hi! We're WaystoCap a Y Combinator startup backed by a top tier VC: Battery Ventures; and we are building the future trading platform of B2B in Africa. We are on a mission to unlock trade in Africa, by creating transparency and trust in international trade.

Our headquarters are in: Morocco and Spain; with offices in the UK and Benin too!

We use the most up-to-date technologies, and we are looking for backend software developers to help us develop our trading platform and extend our micro services architecture.

A little more about what we do:

Our mission is to help businesses in Africa work with trusted partners globally and grow their company. We are building a trust platform, as its the missing component in any trade! We do more than just a listing or marketplace site, and help our buyers and sellers go through the entire trade process more easily, efficiently, and improved with technology.

Here is a short video about us: The African Opportunity

We want every African business to be able to trade internationally, just like any company and take advantage of cutting edge tech to solve payments, logistics, and most importantly trust issues. In our first year of full operations (2017) we already grew 300%, and the sky is the limit!

Your challenge as a backend developer:

You will be part of a cross functional agile team to help build a strong and scalable products. The team will plan, design and build innovative solutions to unlock the trading internationally and in Africa. backed by a deep understanding of microservice architecture and high availability, you will build highly scalable platform.

We are looking for Backend developer able to:

  • Build and maintain scalable services
  • Design flexible API (REST, GraphQL)
  • Deliver modern reliable and resilient services
  • Share knowledge, evangelize best practices.
  • Fluency in any backend server language, and expertise in relational databases and schema design.


Requirements:

  • More than 4 years professional experience
  • Experience in programming with one of the following language: Golang, Node, Java, Scala
  • Experience in software design and testing
  • Experience in database and storage technologies (RDBMS, NoSQL,...)
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience working on an agile team

What we offer:

  • Product ownership and decision making in the entire development process
  • Work with a talented team and learn from international advisors and investors
  • Work in sunny Marbella, with a great lifestyle and excellent quality of living
  • Be involved in a fundamental company supporting development in Africa
  • Very competitive salary and stock options in a Silicon Valley startup
  • Regular afterwork drinks, company team buildings, celebrations
  • Generous PTO
  • Support for relocation (if needed)
  • Company provided laptop and screens (you choose your set up!)
  • Have a voice in what tools you want us to use