About Yoco

Address

12 Loop Street, Cape Town

Company Size

15-50
Summary

Yoco is making it easier and more profitable for businesses to sell their goods and services. Our mission is to bring delight back into commerce. Our first product is a mobile Point-of-Sale card reader and application that makes it possible for any business to accept card payments at their store or on the go, simply using their smartphone or tablet.

Yoco is made up of a passionate team of experienced entrepreneurs and specialists who like simple ideas with a big scale impact. 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, both customer facing and internal.

Yoco is looking for a driven individuals to support our dynamic team and venture!

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 that aims to fix the underlying issues small businesses face, and not just the symptoms that are identified when issues are discussed.

Our customers are our passion.

Our Culture

Yoco is a people centric organization. We believe in the power of collective intelligence and every member of the organization is part of the collective intelligence of the company.

We expect every member of the team to contribute to the direction of the company and believe that we can build an organization that both achieves success and is a great place to work.

Why Work For Us

At Yoco our engineers are not just implementing the decisions of a managing body, they are part of helping to set the direction of the organization. We think this is key because we recognise that you got into engineering because you have a curious and beautiful mind, and limiting that to only developing software would be a waste of the immense talent that you have been gifted.

Our Engineering Processes

We work in sprints, 2 weeks at the moment, with a focus on building out a customer impacting release in every sprint. Our thought processes centres on the customer.

We try to build end to end product capabilities into every member of the team, but have a very supportive senior staff with amazing experience in building things from the ground up.

Perks
Fully stocked office pantry & fridge
Subsidised medical aid (Discovery)
Flexi hours
Macbook
Beer o'clock craft beers
Generous leave allowance
Tech Stack

Application and Data

Amazon ec2
Amazon EC2
Amazon s3
Amazon S3
Html5
HTML5
Heroku
Heroku
Java script
Javascript
Node js
Node.js
Objective c
Objective-C
Play
Play
Postgresql
PostgreSQL
Python
Python
React
React
Sass
Sass
Scala
Scala

DevOps

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

Utilities

Amazon ses
Amazon SES
Google analytics
Google Analytics

Business Tools

Google apps
Google Apps
Greenhouse
Greenhouse
Mailchimp
MailChimp
Slack
Slack
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