Current Vacancies

Senior Software Developer – Java, Payments Tech

ELECTRUM is an high growth FinTech Software Company based in Woodstock, Cape Town. We are South Africa’s leading payments software experts and build cloud-based transaction processing software that is used by major banks and retailers.

Our work environment is relaxed yet results-driven. We hire extremely smart people and offer great opportunities for personal growth and career progression. Side benefits include cool colleagues, awesome offices, your own MacBook Pro, free healthy cooked lunch, regular social events, flexible working hours, and highly competitive games of table tennis.

In this role will work as a Senior Developer / Architect at Electrum. You’ll be heavily involved in the design, development and architecture of our products, and will also be responsible for mentoring & growing Junior Developers. Currently our technology landscape includes: Java, MySQL, InnoDB, Git, Maven, Circle CI, Python, Bash, Ansible, JavaScript, Node.js, SOAP, REST, AWS

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Analysis, Design, Development & Architecture of Electrum’s payments software solutions
  • Writing new code for bespoke client projects & extending the functionality of our product suite
  • Mentoring & providing technical leadership to junior team members
  • Working in a technically challenging environment where the solutions you build require 99.9% uptime
  • Taking ownership of full lifecycle software development projects

To be considered you need to meet the following requirements:

  • University Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics or similar
  • Excellent Object-Oriented Analysis, Design and Development skills
  • 5+ years experience as a Java Developer
  • Previous Payments Industry experience
  • Dedicated, analytical & curious personality
To apply for this position please email your CV and academic transcripts to careers@electrum.co.za.

Software Developer – Java, Payments Tech

ELECTRUM is an high growth FinTech Software Company based in Woodstock, Cape Town. We are South Africa’s leading payments software experts and build cloud-based transaction processing software that is used by major banks and retailers.

Our work environment is relaxed yet results-driven. We hire extremely smart people and offer great opportunities for personal growth and career progression. Side benefits include cool colleagues, awesome offices, your own MacBook Pro, free healthy cooked lunch, regular social events, flexible working hours, and highly competitive games of table tennis.

In this role you will work as a Junior Software Developer, coding primarily in Java. You will get to work with a diverse tech stack and learn from some of the best in the industry. In no time you will be empowered to influence product development and make your own decisions on the best technology and tools to utilise. Currently our technology landscape includes: Java, MySQL, InnoDB, Git, Maven, Circle CI, Python, Bash, Ansible, JavaScript, Node.js, SOAP, REST, React and AWS.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing world class programming skills and building your FinTech knowledge
  • Working in a technically challenging environment where the solutions you build require 99.9% uptime
  • Taking ownership of full lifecycle software development projects
  • Writing new code for bespoke client projects & extending the functionality of our product suite

To be considered you need to meet the following requirements:

  • A University Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics or similar
  • 0 to 4 years experience in a Software Development role
  • Previous Java Development or Payments Industry experience would be a major advantage
  • Dedicated, analytical & curious personality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent Object-Oriented Analysis, Design and Development skills
  • Ability to take the initiative and work independently
To apply for this position please email your CV and academic transcripts to careers@electrum.co.za.

Human Resources Officer

Electrum is high growth FinTech company that provides innovative payments tech to large banks, retailers and mobile network operators. We have a highly motivated workplace where we value open communication, high levels of autonomy, flexibility and a strong worklife balance.

Due to our continued growth we’re hiring a Human Resources Officer to work in our people function. This role is an opportunity to gain exposure to HR in a highly progressive work environment that provides employees with flexibility, autonomy and opportunities for rapid growth. You’ll be responsible for supporting and contributing to the expansion of a high growth tech company by ensuring smooth & efficient operation of the HR function. You’ll be able to implement and improve HR processes, run key HR projects for our business and be an HR partner to the business leadership.

Your responsibilities will include:

    • Managing new employee on-boarding processes
    • Project Managing the BBEEE and Skills Development programmes
    • Supporting performance management processes
    • Managing employee records
    • Working closely with the in house recruiter
    • Tracking of leave, time and attendance for payroll purposes
    • Assisting the finance officer with office management
    • Assisting in organising company events

To be considered you need to meet the following requirements:

    • University degree majoring in HR
    • 2 years HR work experience, ideally at a fintech business
    • Familiarity with HR processes and practices for knowledge workers
    • Familiarity with Occupational Health and Safety and BBEEE
    • Familiarity with the South African Basic Conditions of Employment
    • Own transport
To apply for this position please email your CV and academic transcripts to careers@electrum.co.za.

Sales Executive (Inside Sales) – SaaS Payments Software

Electrum is high growth FinTech company that provides innovative payments tech to large banks, retailers and mobile network operators. Our core product is a SaaS payments platform which is used by our customers to build financial services businesses that generate hundreds of millions of rands in revenue.

Due to phenomenal market demand for our products and services we’re growing our sales team. Electrum’s SaaS offering is already used by 2 of the three largest retailers in Africa, the largest healthcare retailer in South Africa and SA’s fastest growing retail bank. We’re now increasing our footprint even further.

The role:
This is a lucrative opportunity for an experienced inside sales person to move into complex B2B software sales and gain exposure to complex deals, large deal sizes, and working with C-level execs at major banks and retailers. Your role will be to map the South African market, identify key decision makers, make the initial contact with prospective customers, and drive the engagement process forward. You’ll also be responsible for responding to and qualifying inbound leads, building relationships within Electrum’s network, and managing customer events. Another essential role that you will play is providing market feedback to Electrum’s product development team. In the longer term there will be the potential to move into a full blown outside sales role.

To be considered you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in IT Sales
  • Minimum 5 years professional work experience
  • Proven ability to meet sales targets/quota/budgets
  • Excellent cold-calling and negotiation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interest and affinity for technology
  • University degree
  • Own transport

Any of the following would be a major advantage:

  • Experience selling to banks or retailers
  • Experience selling Payments, ERP, Banking, Reconciliations or POS software
  • Experience engaging with C-level execs at major corporates
To apply for this position please email your CV and academic transcripts to careers@electrum.co.za.