Backend Engineer

Job Category: Developers, Product
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos

Job Summary

We are looking for a software engineer with experience in delivering production-quality software.

As a backend engineer on our team, you will peer with engineers and scientists of all levels and fields and you will build solutions that define the future of our company.

This is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the latest JavaScript frameworks and tools that are relevant to Digital Transformation.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with other engineers, product owners, and designers to solve interesting and challenging problems
  • Being a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional agile team
  • Practicing disciplined software engineering through pragmatic code, code reviews, and automated testing
  • Actively contributing to product design and feature selection discussions
  • Surveying and evaluating available technology options

Functional Competencies:

  • Developing and maintaining all server-side network components.
  • Ensuring optimal performance of the central database and responsiveness to front-end requests.
  • Collaborating with front-end developers on the integration of elements.
  • Designing customer-facing UI and back-end services for various business processes.
  • Developing high-performance applications by writing testable, reusable, and efficient code.
  • Implementing effective security protocols, data protection measures, and storage solutions.
  • Running diagnostic tests, repairing defects, and providing technical support.
  • Documenting Node.js processes, including database schemas, as well as preparing reports.
  • Recommending and implementing improvements to processes and technologies.
  • Keeping informed of advancements in the field of Node.js development.
  • At least two years’ experience as a Node.js developer.
  • Extensive knowledge of JavaScript, web stacks, libraries, and frameworks.
  • Knowledge of front-end technologies such as HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Superb interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving aptitude.
  • Great organizational and time management skills.
  • Availability to resolve urgent web application issues outside of business hours.
  • Excellent quality experience, excellent communication skills, ability to work closely with project teams, dedication to the successful delivery within tight timelines, leveraging agile project management methodologies.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional industry experience.

How to apply:

  • Qualified candidates should please send a resume to careers@descasio.io.