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Job Openings at Cowrywise Limited

Cowrywise is a digital wealth management platform democratizing access to savings and investment products for the underserved and growing millennials in Africa. Joining us means you are part of an interdisciplinary team with a lofty vision of building the next-generation wealth management platform for Africans.

We’re designing tools and infrastructure to help our current 250k users access, start and build savings and investment culture across different asset classes. We envision growing our user base to 10million by 2025. We are also committed to driving financial education and spreading the right finance knowledge to diverse strata of the society; formal, semi-formal and informal. This is why we need you.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Motion Designer / Videographer

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Job Type: Full-Time

Can you help us achieve this?

  • Our Growth and Marketing team consists of Content and Product Marketers who tell and source exciting stories that inform, educate and nudge people towards financial freedom.
  • To expand our visual content, we are looking for a Creative Designer with a comprehension of end to end video production and shooting.

You would fit in if:

  • You command the mastery of the camera, how the setup works, as well as the basics of videography and photography
  • Have a full understanding of video editing and production, and how this contributes to the growth of our user base.
  • Comfortable with the use of Adobe suite (most especially After Effects, Premiere Pro, Illustrator and Photoshop)
  • Translate written ideas to exciting visual contents that can drive the right engagement for Cowrywise.
  • Be willing to learn and take up additional responsibilities occasionally beyond your core functions.

This role requires you to:

  • Drive, expand, and maintain the Cowrywise marketing presence in collaboration with leadership, engineering, product design and other teams.
  • Contribute to design direction on all of the Cowrywise marketing campaigns both organic and paid channels.
  • Be part of break-through brand expressions, campaign systems, and industry-leading design
  • Collaborate with external teams in creating strategy, execution and production of visual content.
  • Constantly analyse the impact of creative design efforts in meeting the Cowrywise vision.

If selected, you would have access to:

  • Earn in the top 10% of the industry benchmark.
  • Work with some of the smartest engineering talents and compassionate people building the next-generation personal wealth management tools.
  • 21 days paid leave and 13th-month salary
  • Fully-funded all-round health insurance
  • 10% employer’s pension contribution
  • An exciting opportunity to network vertically and horizontally with different businesses across the diverse sectors we interact with
  • Free lunch, data allowance, and other benefits.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Software Engineer (Backend)

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Job Type: Full-Time

About this position

  • We are looking for a Software Engineer (Backend) to help us as we scale out our engineering infrastructure, software, and services. Talk to us if you are interested in a fast-paced environment and if you are passionate about using technology to solve exciting problems.

Your role will involve:

  • Working within the engineering team to build new product features and enhancements, while solving some of the most interesting problems in financial analysis, machine learning, payments systems, and infrastructure scaling.
  • Building internal and external interfaces (API) for a diverse set of touchpoints, while also consuming other 3rd party interfaces.
  • Collaborating with product designers, product managers, and the rest of the team to bring to life new experiences for our customers.
  • Working on scaling our backend infrastructure on AWS, including writing automation scripts and technical documentation.
  • Contribute to raising our engineering standards, tooling, and processes

You would be a perfect fit if you have:

  • 3+ years of experience developing backend software applications, web or mobile applications, and public-facing APIs.
  • Solid knowledge of writing software in Python. Good knowledge of Django and other Python frameworks will be an added advantage, including experience with caching, queuing, and asynchronous tasks and frameworks.
  • A good experience working with production apps on Linux environments and you’re not afraid of being dropped in front of a shell prompt.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals, algorithms, and data structures background.
  • Experience with containers, and container orchestration using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Close familiarity with software engineering tools, software development methodology, TDD, and release processes is a big advantage.

TLDR Requirements

  • Sound Knowledge of Python web frameworks (Django, Flask, Falcon)
  • Working knowledge of Database Systems (Mysql, Postgres)
  • Familiarity with using Linux commands (centos or ubuntu)
  • Familiarity with uwsgi, gunicorn, nginx and apache
  • Ability to use git
  • Good understanding of REST principles and a fair understanding of building RESTful APIs with Django rest framework
  • Familiarity with Oauth2 and JWT Authentication
  • Bonus points for Celery, Redis, Memcache, Docker, RabbitMQ

If selected, you would have access to:

  • Earn in the top 10% of the industry benchmark.
  • Work with some of the smartest engineering talents and compassionate people building the next-generation personal wealth management tools.
  • 21 days paid leave and 13th-month salary
  • Fully-funded all-round health insurance
  • 10% employer’s pension contribution
  • An exciting opportunity to network vertically and horizontally with different businesses across the diverse sectors we interact with
  • Free lunch, data allowance, and other benefits.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Product Specialist

 

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Details

  • Product Specialists are part of the customer experience team and are committed to understanding the product(s), connecting with our customers and ensuring our customers are satisfied each time. We are presently seeking passionate people who understand the importance of customer experience and are committed to creating such for our customers. Creating an awesome customer experience is an important element driving the actualisation of our growth ambition.

You would fit in if you:

  • Are keenly interested in fin-tech and wealth management
  • Are genuinely passionate about customer service
  • Have captivating communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Possess patience to listen, resilience to manage push backs and empathy to connect with customers’ needs
  • Possess excellent teamwork and collaboration skills

This role requires you to:

  • Understand our product(s), third party stakeholders and explain basic financial processes in layman terms
  • Create satisfactory experiences for our customers every day
  • Study exciting trends/data about customer behaviours and garner insights that could improve our processes and products

It would be an added advantage if you:

  • Are passionate about people, data and products
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced challenging environment.

Benefits

  • Working with the most compassionate people helping Nigerians have access to next-generation wealth management tools.
  • 21 days paid leave and 13th-month salary
  • Fully-funded all-round health insurance
  • 10% employer’s pension contribution
  • An exciting opportunity to network vertically and horizontally with different businesses across the diverse sectors we interact with
  • Free lunch, data allowance, and other benefits

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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