Junior Developer

April 2, 2024
  • Remuneration: Market-related based on experience
  • Location: Melrose Arch (Hybrid)
  • Education level: Tertiary degree (engineering, comp-sci, math, physics or equivalent)
  • Job level: Junior to Intermediate
  • Type: Permanent

What we do

We help small businesses tackle cash flow problems by using AI-driven credit scoring to give them near-instant funding online, without any paperwork or lengthy forms.

Our mission

Our mission at Bridgement is to simplify and improve the way that small businesses manage and grow their business. Bridgement uses advanced insights to create previously unavailable funding options and the most straightforward, simplified user experience for small businesses. We aim to help our clients have more control over their finances and to ensure they are better able to succeed and grow.

Why work for us? 

Founded by engineers with experience in finance, we are a tech-first company. With startup experience from silicon valley, we’re agile and able to move quickly while having fun and following best practices. We’re a fast growing FinTech start-up, backed by Capricorn and the greater Yellowwoods group, best known for their investments in and ownership of Nandos, Hollard, Clientèle, Budget Group and Direct Axis.

Our growth can be seen through our recent awards as Xero App Partner of the Year 2023 and GFM Review for Best South African Fintech 2023, as well as crossing the billion Rand mark in funding disbursements a few months ago.

Our Culture

Always looking to learn and are open to new ideas. We encourage input from everyone – no hierarchy here. You’ll join a diverse team of smart, passionate and humble people, all interested in learning more and developing themselves, and passionate about growing our FinTech solution to revolutionise business funding.

Our engineering process

We follow agile methodology, with weekly sprints and regular stand-ups. The goal is momentum in the right direction.

Attributes required

  • Strong software development fundamentals, analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivation, independence and the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Desire to use technology to improve the financial health and growth of small businesses driving South Africa’s economy and employment levels

Qualifications & experience

  • Tertiary degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or equivalent
  • 1+ years’ experience in web development
  • Familiarity with JavaScript
  • Experience working with relational databases (we use PostgreSQL)

It will be useful to have (but not required):

  • Familiarity with Node.js applications, React, and TypeScript
  • Experience working with web APIs
  • A good understanding of popular web technologies
  • Basic business acumen and an interest in finance (or a desire to learn about it)


In addition to a competitive salary, we also provide:

  • An opportunity to be a part of one of the most exciting, growing fintech startups
  • A smart, fun and diverse team
  • A lovely office in Melrose Arch with great coffee, complimentary snacks, a putting green, Playstation and much more
  • Amazing employee benefits including life insurance, disability + critical illness, income protection and gap cover, as well as other benefits like psychological, physical, financial wellbeing and legal support

Ready to Apply?

If you think you’re the right person, please send your CV to [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you!