About Yoyo Wallet
Launched in 2014 at Imperial College London, Yoyo Wallet has become the UK’s fastest growing mobile wallet by expanding across hundreds of University and Corporate locations. In the process Yoyo has developed a unique platform that opens up a global opportunity to power seamless payment and loyalty experiences for retailers, developers and financial institutions across the world. Founded by Alain Falys and Michael Rolph, Yoyo has raised significant funding ($15M as of September 2015) and built a team of energetic entrepreneurs who know how to get things done. With so much potential ahead, Yoyo Wallet is searching for 3-6 Platform Engineers with varied experiences to join our team over the next 6 months. The main thing we would ask is that you love Python and would love to be part of a dynamic environment. If you are looking to join a rewarding, fast growing FinTech firm that uses modern tools and engineering practises keep reading.
Backend Platform Engineering
The Yoyo Wallet product comprises of iOS and Android apps that talk to a suite of APIs powered by the Yoyo platform. We use a service-oriented architecture to support real-time, high-volume transactions that consistently deliver sub-one-second response times at the point-of-sale.
Our backend stack includes (but is not limited to): Python, Django, Event messaging and RESTful APIs, Micro-Services Oriented Architecture, PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, RabbitMQ, Celery, Puppet, Fabric, Docker, TravisCI / Continuous Deployment, and is hosted on AWS.
We're scaling out our infrastructure globally and delivering industry leading features within Yoyo Wallet. We have interesting problems to solve around:
We're an agile team focussed on writing high quality, testable and maintainable code. We use Kanban for managing workflow and employ TDD, code review and continuous deployment to maintain high standards and deliver working code to our users on a daily basis.
We are looking for smart engineers who learn fast, focus on our customers first, have a passion for developing high quality software and have the right attitude of putting the team first. We'll certainly be interested in candidates who have: