Job Openings Software Engineer (Startup/Renewable Energy/Fintech)

About the job Software Engineer (Startup/Renewable Energy/Fintech)

An exciting opportunity awaits a Software Engineer at our client's innovative pay-as-you-go solar startup. Our client makes life better for everyday households in Africa. They build amazing tech to help bring access to energy, internet and opportunity to people who otherwise wouldn't.

Our client is a dynamic, hardworking team that values flexibility and focuses on results over office hours. They are resourceful and budget-conscious, whether they are travelling or working. They believe in resilience, self-reliance, and long-term sustainability. With our client your career growth is driven by your ambitions, from expanding your role to exploring new areas of the business.

Job Location: Cape Town

Job Type: Hybrid

Employee Value Proposition:

Adventure: Solve challenging commercial and technical problems in Africa's frontier markets. Travel to new places and create the future.

Growth: Join a team of exceptional people, who will push you to reach your potential. Grow professionally, personally and financially faster than the world says you're supposed to.

Purpose: Make a difference in a space that matters. Define a better future for our continent.

Freedom: Decide how you do your work best, and do that.


  • Degree in Engineering, Statistics, Maths, or Actuarial Science.

  • 3 to 6 years of experience as a Software Engineer.

  • Experience with AWS.

  • Experience with RESTful APIs.

  • Experience with Android.

  • Experience with Kotlin would be advantageous.

  • Experience in a startup environment is preferred.

  • A strong interest in renewable energy.

  • Proficient in English.

Skills you will use & develop

  • Commercial effectiveness

  • Front-end and Back-end Skills

  • API and micro-services build and management

  • System Architecture

  • User Experience Design