Software Developer (Backend) - Laboremus


Are you looking to solve serious challenges and take on real responsibilities to create work that stands out? We are looking for a smart problem solver. 


Laboremus Uganda creates financial technology solutions for clients in East Africa and Europe. We help large banks, financial institutions, and start-up banks get digital. Leveraging our expertise, we also bring financial technology to the underserved: alone and in partnership with others. We believe digital financial services should be tailored, simple, and accessible for everyone. Laboremus Uganda is part of the Laboremus Group, which was founded in Norway in 1996. Today, the group has offices in Norway, Serbia and Uganda. In 2018, we started Emata, a fintech that provides affordable loans to farmers in East Africa using big data, alternative credit scoring algorithms, and end-to-end digital processes.  

At Laboremus, we only employ the best. Our team consists of brilliant developers, product managers, and data scientists. We give you both the freedom and responsibility to create work that makes you stand out. We continuously invest in personal development through training and certifications, in addition to offering health insurance, salary loans, flexible "Work from home"- policy, and daily lunches in our office garden.  


  • Develop clean, reusable, and testable code with performance in mind 
  • Collaborate with developers, designers, project managers, testers and consultants to build complex software solutions for the financial sector 
  • Workse on projects spanning our entire stack including mobile apps, web applications, and APIs 
  • Utilize the latest technology trends and patterns like big data analytics, machine learning, AI to deliver client solutions  

Some of the technologies we work with 

  • C#, Java, Python, ASP.NET, Ruby  
  • SQL Server, MongoDB, MySQL  
  • Entity Framework, NHibernate 
  • Cloud technologies, Azure, AWS 
  • Web technologies like HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript 
  • Modern JavaScript frameworks like React, Vue.js, Node.js 
  • AI and Data science 
  • Android, iOS 


For this position, we are looking for a person who is a problem solver at heart with strong analytical skills. You are also a team player with good communication skills and most importantly you are eager to keep learning. Ideally you are excited about fintech, big data, and finance.  



  • At least 4 years of related working experience in backend development, preferably C#  
  • Knowledge and working experience with REST API, JSON and XML 
  • Experience working with relational and NoSQL databases  
  • Experience with developing software using OOP principles  
  • Have a working understanding of UI design practices including Material design, wireframing, storyboarding, UI mocks, responsive design  
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning and peer review development tools such as Git 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Ability to work efficiently/effectively in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Desire to grow as a software engineer/passionate about learning to improve yourself and teaching.  


  • A university qualification in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or any engineering field 
  • Experience working with continuous integration and delivery tools like TeamCity and Jenkins  
  • Experience developing microservices architecture-based applications 
  • Experience working with Agile and Scrum 
  • Experience building software for finance services providers or related field 
  • Passionate about solving big problems in the fintech and financial inclusion  


Candidates might be asked to send further details on projects worked on and/or asked to present them. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. 

Does this sound like you? Apply now!