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, Benin, and Burkina Faso too!
We use the most up-to-date technologies, and we are looking for software developers to help us develop our trading platform and extend our micro services architecture.
Please note as we are still a small company we are looking for people to join us on our journey in the office in Malaga, Spain. We believe building a great company culture starts working together!
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.
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!
Here is a story from one of our existing team members, that should give you a bit more of an idea about his experience joining us in Spain from Canada:
You will be part of a cross functional agile team helping to build a strong and scalable products. The team will plan, design and build innovative solutions to unlock international trading in Africa. backed by a deep understanding of software engineering and best practices, your duties will include build, monitor and maintain scalable applications.
We are looking for full stack software engineers with:
Exceptional ability to work anywhere in the technical stack, delivering quality code both on the frontend and backend.
Fluency in any backend server language, and expertise in relational databases and schema design.
Strong motivation to drive impact by making product improvements.
An ability to share knowledge, and evangelize best practices.
You should be proactive, with strong good communication skills and an ability to learn fast.
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 in frontend technologies (PWA, ReactJS/angular/VueJs)
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 Malaga, 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
Support for relocation and visa sponsorship (if needed)
Company provided laptop and screens (you choose your set up!)