Senior Business Software Developer/Engineer (PHP)

Senior Business Software Developer/Engineer (PHP)
Maviance , Cameroon

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 21, 2021
Last Date
Jul 21, 2021

Job Description

Maviance PLC is a fast-growing digital financial service provider and technology consulting company. Maviance PLC is part of the Maviance Group which consists of daughter companies in Germany, France and the UK. Maviance Group is specialized in delivering customized solutions and value-added services as well as industry specific web and mobile solutions for telecom, utilities and financial institutions, businesses and governments, with a key focus in emerging economies

Maviance PLC is a digital financial services provider that develops, operates and grows a technological platform that focuses on increasing and facilitating access to digital financial services (including bill amp; payment aggregation, retail payments, agent banking, corporate amp; bulk payments) to people, companies and government entities of all income level across Cameroon.

Maviance PLC is engaging in its expansion phase in Cameroon and within the CEMAC (Central African) region with the goal of establishing the company as the #1 leading player in the Fintech and Digital Financial space.

We are looking for a Senior PHP Software Developer, who will be an integral part of the international technology and development team with the responsibility of collaborating with software developers, business analysts, quality engineers, software architects and scrum masters to plan, design, develop, test and maintain maviance PLC development projects, as per Agile process.

You will develop well designed and tested code to solve various business problems for our line of business applications in the payment and fintech sector, while upholding our high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits.

You shall participate in code and peer-reviews of solution designs and related code as well as in the package and support deployment of releases to pre-production and test environments

We’re looking for someone who is energetic and creative; who is persistent and resilient; who likes tackling problems and has a passion for shaping the future and positioning our brand as a thought leader in the B2B space.

We are NOT looking for a website, CMS or Wordpress developer!

Your main duties and responsibilities for this role include:

  • Building reusable microservices, components and libraries for future use
  • Translating architectures and designs into high quality code
  • Ensuring quality by implementing automated quality assurances measures
  • Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks
  • Leverage and build APIs for multi service integrations
  • Reach out to the open source community to encourage and help implement mission-critical software fixes
  • Maintain code and write automated tests to ensure the product is of the highest quality.
  • Be involved in the entire life cycle of various projects including requirements gathering, architecture, design amp; coding, testing support, infrastructure estimation amp; deployment.
  • Use agile methodologies to plan and track work.
  • Implement automated code-based quality assurances in our projects to support our Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment pipeline


Qualifications and Experience

MUST: Excellent command of English amp; French Language: Reading, Writing, Speaking

You have at least 5+ years of experience in a comparable role in a fast-growing/scale-up environment where you have worked on a variety of projects. Ideally in a role within our industry

Proven track record of successfully developing and maintaining line of business applications (LOB) using the PHP programming language

You have fundamental understanding of the differences of building a website and business application

A documented track record for building REST APIs

Strong Object Oriented Programming skills in general and experience with software design

Experience building PHP database-driven backend applications using framework like Symfony, Phalcon, Laravel, Zend or similar

Expertise in working with RESTful (JSON) API services/ JSON Web Token

Experience working in a test-driven environment and automated testing suites like PHPUnit/Codeception

Knowledge of building and deploying applications as containers using Docker

Experience working with CI environments like Jenkins

Working knowledge of Linux Server Administration

Ability to write well-documented, clean PHP code

You thrive in a fast-paced environment and you’re not afraid to be hands-on to get it done.

You have a passion for learning, innovation and finding new efficiencies.

You are of the M-Shaped Type with deep as well as broad knowledge and experience in multiple areas

You have strong organizational skills and attention to detail and can balance multiple demands and competing and changing priorities.

You are proactive and you take ownership.

You are comfortable with collaboration tools and technology

Experience in React, GO and JAVA are an advantage (nice to have)


We are offering you an exciting and promising opportunity.

  • Competitive salary
  • Fast paced and dynamic environment, where you can make an impact
  • Opportunity to work with leading technologies
  • Growing global organization with a highly entrepreneurial spirit

Job Specification


Information Technology and Services - Douala, Cameroon