Engineering Managers, Senior Backend Engineers


Date listed

9 months ago





Total Funding

$11.7 million

Glassdoor Rating

5/5 (5 reviews)

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Paystack helps businesses in Africa get paid by anyone, anywhere in the world. We raised a Series A from Stripe and Visa and are a growing team of 102 friends (30 engineers) with a mission to accelerate digital commerce in one of the fastest-growing economies in the world.
We're expanding across Africa with HQ in Nigeria - where we have our fun offsite gatherings ( - and have remote people from as far as France, Greece, and Turkey.
We enjoy a close relationship with some of the most interesting technology companies in the world. GitHub CEO Nat Friedman recently swung by our Lagos office ( and we also hosted teams from Stripe (
We have autonomous product teams with dedicated engineers. We deploy JavaScript/TypeScript on AWS, data on MySQL, maintain some legacy PHP alongside small Java services.
We're making great efforts to modularize and improve the quality of our codebases on a quest to embrace distributed event-driven microservices on cloud-agnostic infrastructure.
We're very proud of our product, and we made a promise to ourselves to make our codebase a thing of envy.
So here's what we need; people better than us in every way.
We're a tight bunch of curious people hungry for experienced colleagues to take us to the next level. We crave highly skilled, kind teammates who hold themselves to high standards, and care as fiercely as we do about pursuing collective growth and learning.
A challenge to build a payments growth engine for an entire continent does not come often. It's an especially interesting time to join Paystack.
Our hiring is not very conventional and we try to personalize it. We mainly rely on collaborating on a small project. We'll recognize experience, insatiable curiosity, and an immense passion for sharing.
My name is Serkan. I myself have joined Paystack a little over a year ago when we were less than 35 people and have been leading engineering for the past 8 months. Now it is your turn to become a part of this leadership.