Senior Software Developer

Sankore Global Investments

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Sankore Investments is a global investment and advisory boutique with a strong focus on African markets. Drawing on the strengths of our people and our strong global partnerships, we provide investment advisory services, wealth management services and offer a variety of funds designed to cater to the needs of a global clientele of both individuals and institutions.


Sankore strives to be at the forefront in the FINTECH industry and support our clients with financial services driven by technology.


Minimum Qualifications and Desired Attributes

  • Bachelor’s Degree in  Computer Science/Engineering or any related field.
  • 3-5 years work experience in Software Development for Senior Developer
  • 6 years and above work experience in Software Development for Head of Software Development.
  • A strong understanding of the FINTECH Industry.
  • Wide practical experience in core Java
  • Sound Java EE 6+ experience including JMS, JPA, Servlets, EJB, CDI, JAX-RS
  • Software testing tools: Junit, Arquillian
  • Experience in FINTECH (added advantage)
  • Comfortable with cloud infrastructure like AWS, Google Cloud Compute, OpenShift
  • Experience in Agile Methodologies
  • Database design and analysis
  • Strong experience in DBMS’s like MySQL and SQL Server
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and   JSON.
  • Experience with other open source programming languages would be a plus.
  • Experience designing API's, building web services, and able to design and implement database schema's.
  • Experience with message queuing, job queues, asynchronous processing, and 3rd party platforms and applications.
  • Able to create wire frames and/or functional specifications.
  • Knowledge of Security standards for Software development.
  • Experience in Software testing for FINTECH projects.
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong Project Management Skills.


Responsibilities are:

  • Interacting with project stakeholder for requirements gathering and ongoing project management
  • Timely deliveries according to pre-agreed timelines
  • Interfacing with external clients
  • Developing detailed project plans
  • Ensuring adherence to project timelines by all stakeholders
  • Review new technologies and keep the company at the forefront of software development practices.
  • Must interact with others in a team environment and also work alone.
  • Must complete tasks on time with and without supervision.



Sankore Global Investments

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Information Technology

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years