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Careers at Slide

Slide Financial is an fast paced and exciting Cape Town based FinTech startup.  At Slide we are passionate about building great tech. We are a small focused team, that moves quickly and efficiently. We are looking for someone enthusiastic and  energetic who is ready to work hard and help us scale-up fast.

Slide’s vision is that online payments should be, fast, easy, flexible and secure. To achieve this, Slide builds seamless, developer-focused payment solutions to help companies create online marketplaces, vouchers programs, and sharing economy apps.  

We believe that the sharing economy has the potential to create many new jobs in Africa. By building the underlying payments infrastructure, Slide helps companies to innovate quickly and build new and interesting apps to boost the sharing economy.

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Roles Available

Backend Engineer

Job description:

We are searching for a knowledgeable Backend Engineer who is proficient in Python. You will develop smooth running and innovative web applications and software products. In more detail, your responsibilities will involve:

  • Developing server-side logic to integrate user-facing elements.

  • Develop software related to financial technology.

  • Write and implement software solutions that integrate different systems.

  • Build API endpoints to interact with mobile and web apps.

  • Identify and suggest various opportunities to improve efficiency and functionality.

  • Write reusable and testable code.

  • Integrate data storage solutions.

  • Implement data security and protection.

Job benefits:

  • Competitive salary + equity

  • 15 vacation days annually

  • Sick, personal, and parental leave

  • Professional development

Job requirements:

  • Familiarity with Python.

  • In-depth knowledge of different frameworks (e.g. Django, Flask).

  • Excellent time management and multitasking skills.

  • Understanding of different types of Object Relational Mappers.

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Python Development.

  • BSc degree in Computer Science or related fields.

Click on "Apply Now" to submit your application and cover letter or email it to careers@getslideapp.com.


Frontend Engineer

Job description:

We are looking for an AngularJS / Reactive Native Frontend Developer. Your primary focus will be to build a user interface in the form of a mobile and web apps. Your main duties will include creating modules and components and coupling them together into a functional app. You will need to work with CSS, and final HTML output. You will work in a team with the back-end developer. A thorough understanding of all of the components of our platform and infrastructure is required.

Particular duties include:

  • Delivering a complete front end application

  • Ensuring high performance on mobile and desktop

  • Writing tested, idiomatic, and documented JavaScript, HTML and CSS

  • Developing apps for iOS, Android and web.

Job benefits:

  • Competitive salary + equity

  • 15 vacation days

  • Sick, personal, and parental leave

  • Professional development

Job requirements:

  • Familiarity with Angular JS and/or React Native.

  • Excellent time management and multitasking skills.

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Angular / React Native Development.

  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant fields.

Click on "Apply Now" to submit your application and cover letter or email it to careers@getslideapp.com.