Electrum is an exciting B2B tech company working with some of South Africa’s biggest household names. We love that the projects we work on touch the lives of millions of South Africans every day, making a real difference whether that’s giving an aspiring businesswoman access to banking for the first time, or distributing government financial aid to thousands of students.
We hire the best of the best and we offer great opportunities for both personal growth and career progression. Best believe that in this role you will be joining a dynamic, highly skilled, results driven and delivery-focused team of developers.
Life at Electrum
A good work-life balance is very important at Electrum. You know when your brain has switched off for the day and you need to go for a surf, but you also know when the code you have written is sloppy. At Electrum you will be expected to know when you deserve a surf and when you need to knuckle down and get the work done. For the more knuckle down days we make it worth your while with benefits such as:
We have created a safe, transparent environment where:
Anyone can write code. However it takes a bit of experience to write code that balances elegance, maintainability, efficiency and quality.
We know, it’s a pretty niche industry but it’s a difficult to design robust payments systems unless you’ve had some experience using them. Also, it’s hard to mentor junior team members when they have more payments experience than you.
Our backend systems are built on this. They are high performance systems that really require you to know what you’re doing in Java.
Any degree really. We need your proven analytical skillz here with the ability to work in high stakes (we’re working with other people’s money here!) and highly complex environments. The stuff we do has a material impact on the world and also therefore is high reward, but that also means it comes with high risk. You can’t always just learn it on the job. We need to know that you know what you’re doing.Increase your odds
We’ll be growing you into someone that has the following skills which is why it’s beneficial to already have them: