Senior Backend Developer at an Innovative Digital Banking Platform

Full time @ListingAPI-2 in Banking / Finance
  • Lagos, Innovative Digital Banking Platform View on Map
  • Post Date : October 12, 2023
  • Apply Before : October 16, 2023
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  • Job ID 33721
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Job Description

An innovative digital banking platform that combines cutting-edge technology with a deep understanding of the unbanked needs, providing them with convenient and inclusive financial solutions is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Backend Developer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization.
  • Recommend improvements to existing software programs as necessary.
  • Code documentation e.g. Development of API Documentation.
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developer with server side logic.
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Optimization of an application for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Implementation of security and data protection.
  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions e.g. Databases, Caches

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering / Development or any other related discipline.
  • A Master’s Degree would be an added advantage but is not mandatory.
  • At least 6 years of experience in the development and delivery of high-quality software applications.
  • Experience in the financial technology sector.

Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of OOP concepts.
  • Experience with development of RESTful APIs.
  • Knowledge of agile software development methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge of any of the following RDBMS: MySQL, Oracle SQL, PostgreSQL or Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Aggregation of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Outputting data in different formats (JSON/XML)
  • 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 PHP and/or Javascript. Strong knowledge of either Laravel or Express would be an added advantage.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles.
  • Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment.
  • Experience with Queuing systems such as SQS, Rabbit MQ or Laravel Queues.
  • Experience with caching mechanisms such as Redis or Memcached.
  • Strong knowledge of the AWS ecosystem and migration of applications to the cloud.
  • Experience with serverless technologies is an added advantage.


  • Excellent planning and team management skills, demonstrating mature confidence and integrity
  • Proven ability to work as part of a cross-functional development team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good report writing and documentation skill
  • Should be proactive.
  • Strong leadership skills.

Application Closing Date
16th October, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their updated CV’s as a PDF file to: using “Senior Backend Developer – Lagos” as the subject of the mail.

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