BACKEND DEVELOPER

Full time Lagos, Nigeria Minimum Quallification: Bachelors Degree

We are looking for a Back-End Software Developer. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co- workers into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.

Requirements to Join the Team:

  • 3-5 years experience in software development.
  • Ability to innovate in an environment where software reliability is non-negotiable.
  • Be a team player with the confidence to take the lead and guide other employees when necessary
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Possess a minimum of a University degree or its equivalence.
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3, Vanilla JavaScript, Typescript Angular, React. (any of these but Angular preferably).
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS pre-processors, such as LESS and SASS
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance.
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes Data migration, transformation, and scripting.
  • Setup and administration of backups
  • Outputting data in different formats
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient knowledge of a back-end programming language such as ASP.NET , PHP, APIs Development, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles
  • Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions
  • Ability to develop application programming interfaces (API’s) for frontend consumption.
  • Developing software applications in accordance with the requirements and demands of the company and/or clients.
  • Developing software solutions by studying information needs, conferring with users, studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes, following the software development lifecycle.
  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs, conferring with users, studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas, following the software development lifecycle.
  • Updating job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment.

Compensation is competitive yet, negotiable.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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