POS Architect at NOWNOW


  • NOWNOW aims to democratise the mobile wallet space in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. We provide a bank and MNO agnostic online platform to recharge any mobile, pay bills, utilities, send/receive money and pay@shop directly to merchants. The amount paid by consumers is returned in the form of cash back and coupons making the recharge almost free. We are PCI-…

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    POS Architect

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 8 – 12 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Engineering / Technical&nbsp
    • As a POS Architect / Manager, you will develop reusable common services & POS product specific components.
    • You will collaborate with technical team members, technical architects, product managers, agile coaches & other engineers across the company on high impact capabilities & product features.
    • You will design, build and own the POS capabilities development & product technical modules development.


    • Lead design, build and support of our POS Integrations
    • Contributes project artifacts including solution and mapping documents, data flows and landscape diagrams to architecture repositories, and ensures ongoing maintenance
    • Guides developers and engineers on technical standards for connecting end points, data, and systems to our POS services
    • Lead and participate in special projects as assigned, including the Next Gen Point of Sale platform.
    • Design and develop software programs to meet customer and business requirements.
    • Coordinate systems analysis, systems development, testing and implementation activities to ensure customer requirements are met or exceeded.
    • Organize and prepare program and system documentation according to established procedures to facilitate ongoing support and maintenance.
    • Recommend and implement technology and process improvements to increase efficiency.
    • Perform formal code reviews and quality assurance activities for newly developed programs.
    • Prevent unauthorized access to information, assets or restricted areas and report any attempts.
    • Maintain cognizance of industry trends and new products to evaluate opportunities for achieving maximum effective usage of the Company’s investment in information technology.
    • Produce all management reports completely, accurately and on time.
    • Report any type of problems to the appropriate management in a timely manner.
    • Participate in educational and on-the-job training programs as recommended by IT management.
    • Communicate well with stakeholders and vendors.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 8 to 12 years of relevant software development work experience and 2 to 5 years as POS solution architect, building cloud-based application
    • Bachelors Degree or a Masters degree
    • Worked in Fintech / Payments / Banking / Financial Services domain
    • Must possess an in depth understanding of Point of Sale (POS) concepts, Cards and Micro Services API first architecture.
    • Very strong & deep understanding in Software Design Patterns, OOPS Concepts, SDLC, Code Management & Branching Concepts
    • Experience in writing very robust, secure, reusable & scalable code
    • Experience in maven, eclipse, unit test cases & associated libraries, logging, debugging
    • Experience in designing, building, testing, deploying, supporting technical components and services using the Core Java, Advanced Java, Springs, Spring Boot, Hibernate, PL/SQL technologies
    • Experience using web servers & application servers like Apache Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere, Web-logic
    • Experience using databases like Oracle, MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB
    • Experience in Android Development on Kotlin is optional
    • Experience in using Git, Bit-Bucket for source code management
    • Experience in building platform capabilities & applications using REST API’s, microservices / event-driven/serverless architectures
    • Experience in using AWS Cloud platform services like EC2, RDS, S3, Lambda, SQS, SNS, Event Bridge, Redshift etc.
    • Experience using Agile Scrum, Jira, Confluence, User Stories, Story Point Estimates, Tasks Breakdown, Agile Ceremonies
    • Experience of building application code using DevOps, CI, CD, Jenkins & other such tools and technologies
    • Exposure to high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems, delivering high-availability and performance is an added advantage.
    • Should be able to work in small teams on aggressive timelines and ensure quality deliverable
    • Should be able to analyze and troubleshoot issues in production
    • Experience in refactoring existing code base and in understanding existing implementations to decide to refactor or rewrite.
    • Ability to comprehend, assess and design complex systems by working independently and as team
    • A “Can do” Mindset

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to NOWNOW on www.linkedin.com to apply

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