Senior Software (Web3 Engineer) Job at Interswitch

Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organisations on a timely and consistent basis. We started operations in 2002 as a transaction switching and electronic payments processing, and have progressively evolved into an integrated payment services company, building and managing payment infrastructure as well as delivering innovative payment products and transactional services throughout the African continent. At Interswitch, we offer unique career opportunities for individuals capable of playing key roles and adding value in an innovative and fun environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Senior Software (Web3 Engineer)

Job Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent
Department: Centre of Excellence

Job Purpose

  • Our Innovation Hub is seeking an experienced Senior Web 3 Engineer who will play a key role in driving our team's technical capabilities to deliver innovative decentralized web applications.
  • The ideal candidate will be passionate about blockchain technology, have experience working with a range of decentralized protocols and technologies, and have a proven track record of delivering high-quality web 3.0 applications.


  • Design and develop decentralized web applications using blockchain technology, decentralized storage, and smart contracts.
  • Participate in the development of decentralized protocols and APIs.
  • Mentor and coach other team members to improve their technical skills and contribute to the overall success of the team.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and prioritize features, requirements, and technical solutions that will drive innovation.
  • Lead the design and implementation of scalable and maintainable software architecture that meets functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Develop and maintain smart contracts and other blockchain-based solutions.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in web 3.0 development.

 Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in web 3.0 software engineering.
  • Expertise in at least one blockchain platform such as Ethereum, Polkadot, or Binance Smart Chain.
  • Understanding of decentralized protocols such as Web3.js, Ethers.js, or
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Experience with decentralized storage solutions such as IPFS or Swarm.
  • Knowledge of smart contract development and Solidity programming.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience leading technical initiatives and mentoring other engineers.


  • Experience with other blockchain platforms such as Cardano, Solana, or Avalanche.
  • Experience working in an innovation lab or startup environment.
  • Familiarity with decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols and applications.
  • Understanding of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and their applications.

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