Triggerise is hiring a
You’ve gained experience in the software development space, love working with functional programming languages, and want to make an impact with your tech skills & knowledge. Read on to find out more about our Scala Backend Engineer position!
Triggerise believes in a world where all youth have the power to choose where, when, and how they meet their sexual reproductive health needs. Our digital platform delivers scalable and verifiable sexual reproductive health services for young people in 5 main markets in Sub Saharan Africa - Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Africa and Burkina Faso. We work together with local communities and use nudges like reminders, discounts, and reward points to encourage our users to access and use sexual and reproductive health services. We also support our users in becoming micro-entrepreneurs and adding value to their economies.
Triggerise has offices in South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, the Netherlands and Portugal. Globally, our team consists of 160 enthusiastic, international colleagues. Whether you are working from our biggest office in Nairobi, the fast-growing office in South Africa, or from home, our people are young and our culture is global and dynamic. Our work environment is fast-paced, informal, and friendly. You can learn more about what being part of Triggerise is like here.
We are open to remote work for this position and will happily accept applicants from South Africa and Kenya.
Our Backend Engineer is responsible for creating and maintains the software, to allow our platform to function.
You have great, in-depth development experience using Scala and building software from the ground up.
You have +2y of experience working with Scala backend tools and frameworks.
Experience in a microservices architecture is a plus.
You have experience in functional programming.
You don’t want to just write code, you want to make it with quality and scalable.
You are willing to learn. We use Cats, FS2, ScalaTest, Testcontainers, and Flyway, among others (you don't need to have experience with the tools we are currently using, we can help you).
Introductory call with recruiter | First Interview with Tech Team | Technical Challenge | Final interview with the Tech Team
At Triggerise we believe in being open, also when it comes to salaries. The monthly salary bracket for this position is R56,385 -R77,529 gross in South Africa, and Ksh269,378 - Ksh404,067 gross in Kenya, plus benefits. We will offer you a salary in this bracket depending on your level of experience and how it relates to your future colleagues. If you would like to know more about the salaries in our other locations, please contact us.
In addition to your monthly salary, we offer you:
Interested? Click apply now below! Want more information? Check out our website or contact our Global Recruiter. We only accept applications through the apply links, not by email.