Engineering Lead(Integrations)

Full time: Lagos, Nigeria

About Aku

Aku is a funded and fully licensed payment-led digital bank on a mission to disrupt cash and drive financial inclusion one mobile device at a time.

About the Role

Aku is looking for an Engineering lead responsible for the planning, development, and maintenance of integration solutions that connect our various systems and applications.

Job Description

Integration Strategy:

  • Develop and execute an integration strategy that aligns with the company's goals.
  • Identify opportunities for process automation and system enhancements through integrations.

Integration Design and Development:

  • Design, develop, and maintain integration solutions between various software applications, systems, and data sources.
  • Build and maintain APIs, connectors, and middleware to enable data flow.

Quality Assurance:

  • Implement testing and validation procedures to ensure the reliability and accuracy of integrations.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve integration issues and errors in a timely manner.


  • Create and maintain detailed documentation for integration workflows, configurations, and best practices.
  • Document API endpoints, data formats, and data mapping.

Experience and Requirements

  • Proficiency in integration technologies, API design, and data transformation.
  • Strong knowledge of software architecture and design patterns.
  • Proven track record of leadership in engineering Familiarity with integration platforms and tools.
  • Solid experience with third-party integrations.
  • Strong experience with Java, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud & microservices.
  • Exceptional communication and leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and guide technical teams.