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  • Posted: Nov 20, 2020
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    Mama Money is an innovative, rapidly growing tech company and the worlds first Social Business Money Transfer Operator. An ethical fintech organisation, with a focus on financial inclusion, we are specifically focused on those who are often excluded and unable to take part in the financial landscape. While Mama Money has all the bells and whistles of a fi...
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    Intermediate Java Developer


    From a technical perspective, our back-end system deploys a service-oriented architecture, with services (some micro, some not so micro) interoperating through RESTful APIs and message queues, utilizing a technology stack of Java, Spring, Spring Boot and MariaDB (RDS), making use of a range of Amazon Web Services technologies.

    You will be expected to collaborate with multiple development teams, front-end as well as back-end, and DevOps in the development, deployment, testing and maintenance of our systems.

    From a process perspective, Mama Money has been growing rapidly, which means that a big challenge for us is scaling our development platforms and practices to support concurrent development of features with multiple teams collaborating. To this end, we are adopting Agile principles using the Scrum framework. We'll require you to have a strong working understanding of the mechanics of Agile and Scrum, as well as what they are meant to achieve. You'll be participating in all facets of the process, including requirements analysis, creation of stories (we use Jira as our tool of choice), task breakdown and story point estimates.


    • Help us investigate and implement new processes, tools and technologies to help us grow
    • Be involved in the full SDLC of new features
    • Take responsibility for test automation (unit and integration) of new code
    • Help identify and address technical debt in existing codebases
    • Assist with deployment, QA and support
    • Ensure code quality through peer reviews, documentation and knowledge sharing


    • Languages: Java
    • UI: Angular, JavaScript, Ionic, Firebase
    • Database: MariaDB
    • AWS Services: EC2, S3, API Gateway, Cognito, ECS
    • Automation: Java with REST Assured, Appium
    • Tools: Jira, Confluence, Postman, Dbeaver, GIT


    • At least 5 years’ experience programming in Java within a financial services environment
    • The ability to work collaboratively in an ever-changing environment


    • BSc Computer Science, technical tertiary qualification or significant work experience
    • Experience working with microservice architecture
    • A basic understanding of Docker / Kubernetes
    • Experience developing for the cloud

    We are fortunate to receive a high volume of applications for our open roles. If you are awaiting feedback and have not received an update after two weeks, please feel free to request feedback.

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