Posted: 11/Sep/2019
Cousant Connect - Our client, a holding company for a number of subsidiaries with interests in key sectors of Nigeria’s economy. Their mandra is that Nigeria, in spite of its seeming vulnerabilities, holds the greatest market potential for any prospective investor through leveraging on people, customer service and innovative technologies.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Developer/Payment Specialist


Job Description
  • The Senior Developer/Payment Specialist will be responsible for using advanced programming skills to develop software and assist with the payment processing procedure.
Key Responsibilities
  • Analyze the business needs and requirement then design, test, and develop software to meet those needs
  • Write and maintain technical documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections
  • Translate application storyboards and build cases into functional applications
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing software
  • Design and update software database. This includes, but is not limited to: Software Applications, Web Sites, Data Communication Processes and User Interfaces
  • Integrate end-to-end paradigm/approach for external payment vendors, banks, and acquirers.
  • Handle payment processing including, but not limited to, credit/debit cards, nibbs etc.
  • Troubleshoot transaction issues and solve merchant inquires in a timely fashion.
  • Provide solution implementation including systems set-ups developments and integration testing and user training
  • Troubleshoot application issues and coordinate solutions with operations, functional, and technical teams.
  • Communicate directly with business partners to understand their needs and lead them to solutions.
  • Work with experienced team members to conduct root cause analysis of issues, review new and existing code and/or perform unit testing
  • Make good technical recommendations and decisions that provide solutions to business challenges.
  • Perform routine upgrades and maintenance as required
  • Provide support to internal and external users on technical issues
  • Provide training to operational team and other department as required
  • Provide regular reports on status of assigned tasks.
  • Engaging internal stakeholders on testing of solutions and gathering feedback
  • Work with the QA team to ensure proper product testing is done
Required Experience/Technical Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or any other related field is strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 -7 years of relevant experience in global financial transactions as well as customer service on a global scale and payment gateways, acquirers, processors, and associations
  • Understanding of Payments Processing Industry
  • Experience working with business/technology stakeholders and corporate strategy team.
  • NIBSS (Electronic Funds Transfer) and Credit Card Payment Processing
  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) Requirements and Certification process
  • Hands-on coding experience with Python, C#.NET, and modern distributed system architecture such as Microservices and AWS.
  • Understanding of Agile development methodologies (e.g. Scrum; Kanban)
  • Experience with messaging productions, messaging products, designing and building environments, configuration management tools or job automation tool
  • Project management skills is essential
Personality requirements/Traits:
  • Ability to manage teams and boost productivity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good presentation and report writing skills
  • Self-motivation, determination, confidence and result oriented
  • Eye for detail and identifying problem
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional team and manage business Stakeholders
  • Ability to work with strict deadlines
  • Ideal candidates should be innovative and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • You should be comfortable working with deadlines and have a passion to keep enhancing your skills.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: clearly indicating the "Job Title" as subject of your mail.