Backend developer - Internship

FairMoney is hiring!


FairMoney is building the leading mobile bank for emerging markets.

They started with a digital microcredit application on Android, and currently roll out additional financial services (current account, savings, debit card) while expanding the product to Western Africa and South-East Asia.

So far they disbursed close to 500,000 microloans and give more than 5000 loans daily. They are backed by top notch US/EU investors and have raised 15m EUR + Venture Capital supporting our stellar growth.

They are a team of 45 between Paris and Lagos in Engineering (Android, Data, Backend), Product, Marketing, Customer Service and Operations.

Job Description

We’re looking for Backend Engineers Interns to join our technical team based in Paris, France. We are assembling a strong technical team and are looking for talented newcomers to help us build a bank !

What you will do:

You will participate in the internationalisation of our backend (make sure our system can operate in several countries)
You will co-construct our API to communicate with the Android application
You will build a sustainable technical infrastructure that can handle the current growth of 50% per month

As an intern, we know that you are looking to learn a lot. This is why you will get mentorship from your “mate” (another backend engineer) who will follow you during your internship and help you improve your skills!

Our technical stack:

Our customer product is an android application developed in Java
It communicates with a Ruby on Rails backend
The credit decision algorithms runs on Python via the Flask framework
We are hosted on AWS: we use Elastic Beanstalk, a RDS mysql database, S3, lambda, SES …
We have automated tests that run on Travis

Preferred Experience

What we like:

  • Ability to tackle complexity in real-world environments
  • Experience in working with any backend programming language
  • Capacity to handle a good level of code quality and stability
  • Overall interest in the fintech industry
  • English speaking candidates (our working language)

Recruitment Process

  • Phone call
  • Physical interview with the CTO + technical test
  • Meet the team The whole recruitment process should no take longer than a week.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Internship (Between 6 and 6 months)
  • Start Date: 03 May 2020
  • Location: Paris, France (75010)
  • Education Level: Fourth-Year University Level
  • Experience: > 6 months