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Luno

Luno

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Software Engineering
Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

About us:

Luno is the crypto investment app you can rely on, enabling you to buy, store and explore crypto securely. We’re committed to putting the power of cryptocurrency in everyone's hands sensibly and responsibly.

Since 2013, we’ve helped millions of people around the world invest safely in crypto. We do this by cutting through the hype and supporting customers at every step of the way. All products and cryptocurrencies on our platform must first meet stringent legal, risk and technical security standards. We don’t do memecoins.

Transparency is key for us. Luno stores all crypto on a 1:1 basis and we have rigorous processes in place so you can be confident your investment is secure. We’re available in more than 40 countries around the world and we work closely with respective regulators in all of these markets to be fully compliant, as we believe this is the best way to help everyone, everywhere, invest safely

The role in a nutshell:

You’ll be joining a group of highly motivated software engineers who you’ll work collaboratively with to help Luno succeed with our mission. You will set standards, recommend continual improvement and mentoring fellow engineers to do the right thing.

You will become the domain expert, trusted by your fellow engineers and product team to design and deliver secure, customer focused solutions.

Your mission will be:

  • Building on distributed microservices that are accessed by over 10 million customers from nearly 50 countries.
  • Be a thought leader, propose continual improvement to the way we work, how we write code, how we automate manual work, continually shift quality feedback left.
  • Influence our technology strategy and roadmap, share your knowledge and research.
  • Designing, building and maintaining advanced applications services.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Writing testable, maintainable code for robustness and reliability.
  • Build attractive, easy to use mobile solutions.
  • Help us select and interview Lunaut engineers of the future.
  • Shape your role to showcase the best you have to offer, get involved in all hands, technical meeting of minds and presenting to the wider community.

A little about you:

  • A background in computer science in areas such as algorithms, data structures, and software design
  • Extensive experience in Kotlin, Material Design, performance of mobile applications
  • Passionate about user experience of mobile applications
  • You understand the benefit of behavioral driven development and how it supports delivering a great usability experience
  • Reduces complexity, refactors and simplifies code and systems
  • Introduces processes to improve quality and efficiency
  • Secure system, application, API and coding standards including OWASP
  • A continuous improvement mindset
  • A BSc/MSc/PhD in computer science or other technical discipline, or equivalent working experience
  • A passion for cryptocurrency, innovation and research

Don’t be put off if you don’t tick all of the boxes – they’re a guide based on what we’d love to see

What stack we work on:

  • Kotlin, Swift & Angular
  • Go(lang), gRPC
  • Kubernetes (EKS), Docker
  • CloudFlare, CloudFront, nginx
  • MySQL (RDS), Redis (ElastiCache), etc
  • Prometheus, Grafana, CloudWatch, Jenkins

Life at Luno:

  • Forward-thinking and ambitious team that values diversity, hard work, and the continuous quest for excellence.
  • Remote but reachable work policy gives you the freedom to choose between working from home or the office.
  • Improve body and mind, with excellent private medical insurance.
  • Access to Learnably and our additional learning platforms for your personal and professional development.
  • Generous maternity / paternity and even paw-ternity for your furry friend.
  • Annual Inspiration Day in addition to your annual leave which increases based on your length of service! Plus the option to buy and sell leave.
  • A collaborative, friendly work community, with regular social events and virtual cooking, dancing, drawing and house planting classes hosted by our Lunauts.
  • Free lunch and snacks.
  • 0 fees with Luno from the day you start.*

*Offer only available on Luno Instant Buy, not Luno Exchange

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not negatively discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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