ABOUT LULALEND

Lulalend is a FinTech company with a belief in the power of small business. We work hard to empower businesses across South Africa with the funds they need to grow. Small business owners are the foundation for growth in our economy, and they deserve an easy and inspiring lending process.

Lulalend was founded because there is an underserved market for access to funding that the banks and other lenders overlook. We innovate in order to significantly reduce this credit gap - directly assisting our economy and job creation on a grand scale. So, by joining our team you’re helping businesses stay open, grow and offer more job opportunities. Yay you!

Lulalend is a one of a kind business – literally. There is no-one in South Africa doing what we’re doing yet, because we’re awesome!

OUR VALUES

At Lulalend we:

  • Are passionate about helping SMEs succeed
  • Believe in responsible lending
  • Strive to offer an unbeatable customer experience
  • Value humility and teachability
  • Embrace technology
  • Communicate openly
  • Work hard and play hard

OVERALL PURPOSE

We’re a startup company in the FinTech space which is empowering businesses across South Africa with the funds they need to grow. Our platform is the market leader in online business lending, is based on the Microsoft stack and is hosted in the cloud.

We are looking for an ambitious and industrious intermediate Developer to join our energetic Engineering team who will be reporting to the Head of Engineering. This role will give you an opportunity to work within an experienced team, on an exciting technology stack both developing and maintaining our outline platform features as we look to advance the platform to the next phase of operation and functionality.

The application is the market leading small business fully digital lending platform which incorporates all aspects from multiple API integrations with other fintech platforms to advanced business logic around risking, pricing and machine learning prediction of funding offers.

This role offers a range of experience gained, both in technology as well as finance. This market leading application platform has major functionality that needs to be delivered in an efficient and high quality manner, in a great agile environment. Customer interaction is also a key focus as there is a lot of interaction with the business teams.

THE COMPETENCIES WE’RE AFTER

  • Full stack development exposure
  • Efficiency and optimisation drive
  • Analytical thinker
  • Problem solver
  • Attention to detail
  • Innovative
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Team player
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Interest and passion for technology

THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • A relevant tertiary level qualification (BSc in Computer Science, BTech, BEng), or equivalent
  • 4-5 years experience in object oriented development (Preferably .Net Core, ASP.Net Core or C# MVC)
  • Exposure to test-driven development
  • Exposure to micro-services and/or service oriented architecture
  • Exposure to cloud based environments (Preferably Azure)
  • Exposure to front-end scripting technologies (Javascript, Jquery, React)
  • Exposure to Blazor is advantageous
  • Exposure to source control (e.g Git)
  • Exposure to data and databases
  • Honours and/or Master’s degree an added advantage