At Ezra, our goal is to improve financial inclusion for all. Meet the people behind our brand, who are making this possible.
Peter Mugendi is our Senior Software Engineer. He talks teamwork, key learnings, and work with a positive global impact.
What does your role involve?
I’m a Senior Software Engineer with User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) design skills. This means I design and develop software applications that are technically sound.
I also provide technical guidance and mentorship to other members of the team, helping them improve their skills and knowledge in both software development and UI/UX design. I also collaborate closely with other departments, such as Product Management and Quality Assurance, to ensure that our software meets both technical and design requirements.
How is Ezra making a difference in emerging markets?
At Ezra, we’re dedicated to making a difference in emerging markets. By empowering individuals and small businesses with accessible financing, we can drive economic growth and build a more equitable world.
What has been your most notable experience or learning whilst working at Ezra?
One of my most notable experiences was when I had the opportunity to lead the Research and Development team to deliver a critical project. It was a challenging project that required collaboration across multiple departments and stakeholders, but I learned a lot from the experience.
I discovered that effective communication and collaboration are essential to successful project delivery, and that everyone has a unique perspective to bring to the table. By working together and leveraging each other's strengths, we were able to overcome obstacles and deliver the project on time and on budget.
This experience taught me the value of teamwork, communication, and the importance of being adaptable in the face of change.
What do you enjoy most about working at Ezra?
I love working with Ezra’s R&D team. There’s a strong emphasis on collaboration, innovation, and personal growth, and this is reflected in the way we work together and support each other. There is a real sense of camaraderie and shared purpose, which makes coming to work every day an enjoyable experience.
Additionally, the company provides opportunities for employees to take on new challenges and learn new skills, which helps to keep things interesting and engaging. Finally, the company is committed to making a positive impact on the world.
Why should someone work at Ezra?
Ezra is an attractive employer for several reasons. Its innovative and dynamic culture encourages creativity and personal growth, while its commitment to making a positive impact on the world is rewarding for employees. The company offers competitive compensation and benefits, and opportunities to work on challenging projects that help employees develop new skills and take on new responsibilities. Overall, working for Ezra is both stimulating and fulfilling.