About Mercury


The Business Exchange, 195 Jan Smuts Avenue, Rosebank, 2193

Company Size


Mercury FX is a trusted global currency specialist with offices in South Africa, Hong Kong, London and soon to open in Singapore and the Isle of Mann, specialising in international transfers and payments for both private individuals and corporates. With Mercury our clients have access to bank-beating exchange rates and lower transaction fees than what you'd get at your typical retail bank but with a more tailored and personalised service specific to our clients needs. Mercury is not only doing exciting things within finance, but also consistently growing and spear-heading new technology. with projects involving exciting integrations including the use of crypto currency and blockchain, which we can already use for international payments. There is also a rebranding and relaunch of Mercury currently in flight, to go live later this year.

The tech team is growing to meet our expansion, so there is an opportunity for the right candidate to join our growing global business and be a part of something new and exciting. The role is based in South Africa supporting our global team, distributed across the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. You will be working closely with a small technology team, which has grown organically as the company has expanded. The role comes with the opportunity to progress, as well as training opportunities. Mercury has a great team spirit, and we are looking for someone with good people skills who enjoys being part of a team.

Our Hiring Process

We have a 3-step interview process:

  1. An chat to establish whether you think this role is right for you
  2. A technical interview (conducted over zoom) with the Product Manager & Development lead, which will include presenting a task that has previously been set
  3. An interview (conducted over zoom) with the CEO and Director of the South Africa office for culture fit
Friendly and relaxed environment
Opportunity to earn commission over and above salary
Opportunity for Travel
New and interesting tech and learning opportunities
Casual dress code
Flexible Working
Remote working
Support for further learning
Be a part of the building blocks for the future
Flexible leave policy
Tech Stack

Application and Data

Amazon S3
Amazon EC2
.Net Core 2.0
Amazon Lambda
Amazon Cognito
Amazon CloudFront
Amazon API Gateway




Amazon Route 53
Google Analytics

Business Tools

Alistair Constance - MFX Founder & CEO