About Mama Money

Address

Sir Lowry Rd, Zonnebloem, Cape Town

Company Size

51-200
OfferZen Partner
Summary

What we do

Mama Money provides an efficient, safe, and low-cost way for our customers to send money from South Africa to their home countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, and the UK. Rather than looking at profit-maximization, we focus on helping our customers to send money home at a socially fair price. The money is being used by their families to pay for food, medicine, housing, and education and if less money gets stuck with the money transfer operator, more money arrives in the pockets of people who really need it. It's really that simple: lower fees will lead to better nutrition, better health care, better accommodation, and ultimately, a brighter future - one that prioritises financial inclusion.

While our social business ethics form our core identity, our technology forms the basis of our operations. We are a profitable, growing fintech company providing a service that people really need and we’re looking for like-minded people to join us.

Find out more about Mama Money here.

Why Work For Us

If you're looking to join a small team that drives capabilities for an ethical business, while working in an awesome agile environment - then this is for you! You’re not just going to work, you’re going to be making a positive impact on the lives of thousands of customers that need to send more money home. We are looking for eager learners, conscientious workers, and thoughtful, kind, supportive humans to join our team.

Our Culture

Think casual, we’re not here to be fancy or dress up with all the bells and whistles. We’re here to get the job done. Our aim is to create a caring and authentic environment where people can trust each other and work together to deliver impactful solutions.
That word - together, it’s important to us. We can do great things alone, but even greater things together. We spend a lot of time working - so we believe we should enjoy it. We want you to do exceptional work and have fun, but at the end of the day go live your best life, rest, and recharge.

Our Engineering Processes

The engineering environment is agile and we encourage teams to innovate and improve their process to better fit their context. We aim to build small, shippable pieces of work that deliver value early and often. We have fun, try our best, aim to build the best product in the business, experiment, have a positive impact on the world around us, give back, and keep learning.

Our Hiring Process

We like to move quickly and not waste your time with unnecessary steps. After a quick intro chat, we ask you to complete an assessment (that was created in-house), and once returned and reviewed, we will set up a technical interview for you to discuss your solution and also get to know some of the team better. Following that, we like to set up a quick chat with you and one of the Co-Founders and that's pretty much it!

Perks
Catered daily lunch
Helping peeps
Fully loaded kitchen to make your own breakfast
Remote work
Learning & Development budget
Weekly exercise classes
Flexible hours
Great coffee
A holistic wellness employment program that is available for you and your family
Unlimited Leave with a 20 day minimum requirement for each annual leave cycle
Tech Stack

Application and Data

Amazon S3
Amazon EC2
Amazon VPC
Javascript
Python
MySQL
Java
Angular
MariaDB
Amazon Lambda
Amazon Cognito
Amazon API Gateway

DevOps

Ansible
GitHub
Git
Chef
Docker
Maven
Kubernetes
Prometheus
Bash

Utilities

Google Analytics
Tableau

Business Tools

Google Apps
Slack
Trello
JIRA
Confluence

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