Senior Backend Engineer (Crypto)

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1004733
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Senior Backend Engineer (Crypto)

Company: Tala

Location: Kenya


  • Design and implement features as defined in the Crypto Product roadmap.
  • Review design documents, perform code reviews, and provide insights on implementation choices from other technical teams.
  • Collaborate and support cross-functional teams (Product, Data, Credit, and Business Development) to deliver scalable software solutions.
  • Collaborate with external partners, such as the blockchain development team, to design integration and troubleshoot issues.
  • Continually improve the codebase with clean and efficient code and solve problems using appropriate technology.
  • Contribute to the testing infrastructure to increase code coverage for backend modules.
  • Advance monitoring and alerting capabilities of backend modules to proactively improve availability and response times.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentor a team of Backend Engineers to build/extend complex modules.


  • 5+ years of backend software engineering experience.
  • 5+ years coding in Java, Scala, or Kotlin.
  • Experience in developing and launching large-scale consumer applications with the backend on Cloud infrastructure (AWS, Google Cloud, or Azure) using microservices architecture.
  • Expert knowledge in REST API design and development for mobile/web use.
  • Expert knowledge in architecture and system design.
  • Expert proficiency in Agile development process.
  • Excellent ability to prioritize and communicate in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong relational database experience (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, or MS SQL).
  • Strong non-relational database experience (Cassandra, Redshift, DynamoDB, HDFS).
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related fields is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to interview candidates and evaluate technical skills.
  • Ability to provide technical leadership and mentorship.
  • Preferred experience in the crypto industry.

How to Apply: For more information and application details, interested candidates can visit the Tala Careers Page.

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