Senior Backend Engineer at Konga Online Shopping Limited

Senior Backend Engineer at Konga Online Shopping Limited

Job Features

Job FieldICT / Computer
Job TypeFull-Time
EducationBA/BSc/HND
LocationLagos State

Job Category: Mid Officer Level
Reports to: Head, Technology

Job Profile
We are searching for a talented and smart individual with a passion for the Ecommerce and Logistics space to function in the capacity of a Senior Backend Engineer.

Responsibilities
The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with server side logic
  • 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
  • Participate in the entire application lifecycle, focusing on coding and debugging
  • Write clean code to develop functional web applications
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Perform UI tests to optimize performance
  • Manage cutting-edge technologies to improve legacy applications
  • Collaborate with Front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server side logic
  • Gather and address technical and design requirements
  • Provide training and support to internal teams
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Liaise with developers, designers and system administrators to identify new features
  • Follow emerging technologies

Professional Skills & Qualifications Required

  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Proven work experience as a Back-end developer
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
  • Hands on experience with programming languages like Java, Ruby, PHP and Python
  • Working knowledge of CMS framework
  • Familiarity with front-end languages (e.g. HTML, JavaScript and CSS)
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills
  • Teamwork skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors such as LESS and SASS
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance {{Depending on a specific project}}
  • 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 understanding of code versioning tools, such as GIT
  • Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles
  • Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment

Why Work with Konga?

  • A unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced, structured and technologically driven environment
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team growing the ecommerce space in Nigeria
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our fast-growing businesses.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: [email protected] using “the job title” as the subject of the mail on or before the above closing date.

Note: All CV should be in word doc and/or pdf formats.

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