Backend Engineer at Grey

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • remote


Grey is making it easy for Africans to own foreign accounts. We help individuals create USD, EUR, & GBP accounts to enable them to receive, save and spend foreign currency easily. We’re growing very fast and currently live in Nigeria. We are backed by popular investors like YCombinator, Ingressive capital, Niche Capital and others.

Grey is a fully remote company – currently with staff in Nigeria, Egypt, Rwanda, Germany & Canada.

We are looking for a highly motivated Backend Engineer who is proficient in Golang to join our team.


  • 3-5+ years production experience as a backend engineer.
  • 1+ year Golang production experience.
  • Working knowledge of various Go frameworks and tools
  • Familiarity with technologies such as PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ, Kafka
  • Solid knowledge of web environment, API designs, GRPC, HTTP, REST and WebSockets.
  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous delivery
  • Strong written and communication skills with proven fluency in English
  • Ability to work independently – identify problems, create plans and implement solutions to them
  • Interest in payment platforms, foreign exchange and cross-border payments
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and pivot to/from projects as needed

Nice to have:

  • Understanding of Go Routine and Channel patterns
  • Passionate about learning new tools, languages, philosophies, and workflows


  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code in Go
  • Develop unit and integration tests
  • Take full ownership of end-to-end feature implementation from specification to launch
  • Analyse logs, processes and code to troubleshoot problems and implement areas for improvement
  • Balance a fast paced delivery schedule while ensuring security, quality and resilience
  • Communicate effectively with team members and participate in peer code reviews
  • Participate in rotational on-call support duties to ensure high service availability


  • Competitive salary
  • Performance bonus
  • Stock options
  • Paid time off
  • Stipends for personal development
  • Remote friendly
  • Yearly team offsite

If this sounds like the perfect job opportunity then apply today! We are looking forward to hearing from you soon!

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Backend Engineer at Grey


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