About Franc Group

Website

Address

AlphaCode, 2 Merchant Place, 1 Fredman Drive, Sandton 2196

Company Size

1-15
Summary

What we do

Sorry for the mass email, but I wanted to let you know that we're hiring! Franc Group is a fintech startup based at AlphaCode in Sandton. Franc is a self-insurance platform and our goal is to help people make smart financial decisions. We offer users free access the best performing, lowest cost investments in the market, as well as cheapest credit and insurance cover on the market.

Why Work For Us

We want to make investing easy, accessible and fun and we are looking to expand our team to help make this a reality. The only decision a new user has to make is how much they want to invest and how much of that they want to put at risk. Through Franc users can access Allan Gray Money Market, which returns about 8%, and Satrix 40, which tracks the top 40 companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. There is no minimum and users can withdraw their money whenever they want without penalty. Since we launched franc.app in July this year, we've already attracted 2,000 users and over R 650,000 has been invested through us.

Our Culture

We're a bootstrapped startup operating using a Slicing Pie model. We're a small team (12) of diverse skills ranging from machine learning, actuarial science, corporate finance, legal, compliance, accounting, digital marketing and asset management.

Our Engineering Processes

Our environment consists of a diverse range of open source technologies. Our mobile app (franc.app) is written in TypeScript with the Ionic framework. Our backend services are powered by Python while our internal tools are written in VueJS and Go. We are language agnostic and believe in choosing the best tool for the job at hand. We manage an agile product development process with monthly app updates (aspiring for biweekly updates).

Our Hiring Process

We care about what you're already done and your ability to learn and solve new problems. We'll review your resume and past projects or if you're fresh out of the gates, we'll give you a mini-problem to solve. If successful you'll have three interviews, you'll meet with our CEO, CTO and head of Product.

Perks
Flexi-time (we just care about what you deliver, not how you work)
Opportunity to work in London for 6 months
Remote working
Stock options
Tech Stack

Application and Data

Amazon s3
Amazon S3
Amazon ec2
Amazon EC2
Angularjs
AngularJS
Ionic
Ionic
Apache cordova
Apache Cordova
Python
Python
Mysql
MySQL
Go
Go
Typescript
TypeScript

DevOps

Travisci
Travis CI
Gitlab
GitLab
Npm
npm

Utilities

Google analytics
Google Analytics

Business Tools

Google apps
Google Apps
Slack
Slack
Trello
Trello
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