About Yoco

Address

56 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town and 30 4th Avenue, Parkhurst

Company Size

51-200
Summary

What We Do

We are building solutions to make running a business easier. We actively seek the problems that small businesses face, understand them, then implement solutions that are not in reaction to user feedback, but rather a thought through response which aims to fix the underlying issues small businesses face.
Yoco is making it easier and more profitable for businesses to sell their goods and services with the mission to bring delight back to commerce and make sure our merchants experience this at every touch point.

Our customers are our passion. When they grow, we grow!

Our Culture

Yoco is a People-centric organization. We believe in the power of collective intelligence and value the impact of that when every member of our company contributes. Yoco is made up of a passionate team of high-performance individuals who like simple ideas with a big scale impact.

Our expectation of team members:
- To have a "self-starter" approach to their responsibilities
- Be the blank canvas and think big
- See the value in being inquisitive - try and fail and then try again
- Have a strong sense of accountability and responsibility
- A belief in their own individualisation and specialisation
- An appreciation for diversity, collaboration, inclusion and knowledge
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- Excellence over perfection

We Are Not Our Job Titles

The customer and our people are at the centre of Yoco’s operating model. We believe a delightful customer experience is the ultimate measure of success, which is why we take extraordinary measures not just to acquire customers, but also to make them happy. This extends across all levels of the organisation, internal and external customers

At Yoco, our engineers, designers and product professionals are not just implementing the decisions of a managing body, they are part of helping to set the direction of the organization. Each member of our team has a voice - we love collaboration. We don't just do a job at Yoco, we aspire to inspire and bring delight to every touch point of our business.
We are looking for individuals who are data-driven professionals, passionate about making a difference and eager to learn, collaborate and grow with us.

Our Hiring Process

We believe that culture will eat strategy for breakfast every time, because of this, we have a rigorous but timeous interview process in place and believe that it is a two-way process.
We aim for a smooth, educational and challenging interview process that includes a technical test (to be done remotely at your convenience) as well as a team and culture fit interview.

Perks
Casual dress code
Subsidised Medical Aid (Discovery)
Flexible working hours
Shower Facilities
Half day on your birthday
Macbooks and modern tech
Solve challenging problems and learn as you go
Work remotely once every sprint cycle
Leave that enables work-life balance
Educational wellness sessions
Deck area that shows off an amazing view of Signal Hill and Lions Head
Tech Stack

Application and Data

Amazon ec2
Amazon EC2
Heroku
Heroku
Postgresql
PostgreSQL
Objective c
Objective-C
Node js
Node.js
Python
Python
Scala
Scala
React
React

DevOps

Paper trail
Papertrail
Git
Git
Gitlab
GitLab
Androidstudio
Android Studio
Npm
npm
Xcode
Xcode
Sbt
SBT

Utilities

Amazon ses
Amazon SES
Google analytics
Google Analytics

Business Tools

Google apps
Google Apps
Slack
Slack
Trello
Trello
Zendesk
Zendesk
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Reaching 20 000 Merchants
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Our Product and Technology Unit
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Our Creative Studiyo Unit
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March Birthday Surprise - Oscars Ark dogs come over for a playdate
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Jozi Team goes bowling
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56 Short Market Street - Birdseye view

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