Luno is hiring a
Web3 Senior Android Engineer

Compensation: $90k - $103k *

Location: WC Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

About us:


At Luno, we're proud to be the crypto investment app you can trust, enabling you to buy, store, and explore crypto securely. We're committed to putting the power of cryptocurrency in everyone's hands sensibly and responsibly.

Since 2013, we've helped millions of people around the world invest safely in crypto. We do this by cutting through the hype and supporting customers at every step of the way. All products and cryptocurrencies on our platform must first meet stringent legal, risk, and technical security standards.

Transparency is key for us. Luno stores all crypto on a 1:1 basis, and we have rigorous processes in place so you can be confident your investment is secure. We're available in more than 40 countries around the world, and we work closely with respective regulators in all of these markets to be fully compliant, as we believe this is the best way to help everyone, everywhere, invest safely.


The role in a nutshell:


You'll be joining a diverse and highly motivated team of software engineers who you'll work collaboratively with to help Luno succeed with our mission. You will set standards, recommend continual improvement, and mentor fellow engineers to do the right thing.

You will become the domain expert, trusted by your fellow engineers and product team to design and deliver secure, customer-focused solutions. You will be a mentor to engineers in your fleet and grow your role strategically as a key advisor to the engineering leadership team.


Your mission will be:

  • Building on distributed microservices that are accessed by over 10 million customers from nearly 50 countries.
  • Being a thought leader, proposing continual improvement to the way we work, how we write code, how we automate manual work, continually shifting quality feedback left.
  • Influencing our technology strategy and roadmap, sharing your knowledge and research.
  • Designing, building, and maintaining advanced application services.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Writing testable, maintainable code for robustness and reliability.
  • Building attractive, easy-to-use mobile applications.
  • Shaping your role to showcase the best you have to offer, getting involved in all hands, technical meetings of minds, and presenting to the wider community.


A little about you:

  • Extensive experience in Kotlin, Material Design, and the performance of mobile applications.
  • Understanding the benefit of behaviour-driven development and how it supports delivering a great usability experience.
  • Ability to mentor, coach, and interview engineers.
  • Reducing complexity, refactoring, and simplifying code and systems.
  • Introducing processes to improve quality and efficiency.
  • Knowledge of security, vulnerability testing, and code inspection tools.
  • Willingness and ability to create technical documentation and technical design specifications.
  • A BSc/MSc/PhD in computer science or another technical discipline, or equivalent working experience.
  • You have a continual growth mindset and are keen to collaborate, share knowledge, and ideas with others.


Don't be put off if you don't tick all of the boxes – they're a guide based on what we'd love to see.


What stack we work on:

  • Kotlin, Swift & Angular
  • Go(lang), gRPC
  • Kubernetes (EKS), Docker
  • CloudFlare, CloudFront, nginx
  • MySQL (RDS), Redis (ElastiCache), etc
  • Prometheus, Grafana, CloudWatch, Jenkins


Life at Luno:

  • Forward-thinking and ambitious team that values diversity, hard work, and the continuous quest for excellence.
  • Remote but reachable work policy gives you the freedom to choose between working from home or the office.
  • Improve body and mind, with excellent private medical insurance.
  • Access to Learnably and our additional learning platforms for your personal and professional development.
  • Generous maternity / paternity and even paw-ternity for your furry friend.
  • Annual Inspiration Day in addition to your annual leave which increases based on your length of service! Plus The option to buy and sell leave.
  • A collaborative, friendly work community, with regular social events and virtual cooking, dancing, drawing and house planting classes hosted by our Lunauts.
  • Free lunch and snacks.
  • Free access to Headspace – a full library of guided meditations, sleep stories, and music.
  • 0 fees with Luno from the day you start.*

*Offer only available on Luno Instant Buy, not Luno Exchange

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not negatively discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Compensation: $90k - $103k *

Location: WC Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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