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Backend Developer at Wellness Health Management Services

Wellness Health Management ServicesLagos, Nigeria Software Development
Full Time
Wellness Healthcare Group is a foremost national Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) established to positively revolutionize healthcare financing and delivery in Nigeria. Her business is underwriting health risk of various groups and individuals based on sound insurance and risk management principles.

Job Overview

Wellness Healthcare Group is seeking an experienced and talented Backend Developer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in backend development with specific experience in e-commerce and/or healthcare applications. You will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the frontend.

Key Responsibilities

API Development:

  • Design, develop, and maintain APIs for e-commerce and healthcare applications.
  • Ensure the scalability, reliability, and performance of all APIs.

Database Management:

  • Design and manage robust database systems to store and retrieve data efficiently.
  • Optimize database queries for performance and scalability.

Server-Side Logic:

  • Implement server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to frontend requests.
  • Develop and maintain secure and scalable server-side applications.


  • Integrate various third-party services and APIs into the application.
  • Work closely with frontend developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic.


  • Implement security and data protection measures.
  • Ensure compliance with data protection regulations relevant to e-commerce and healthcare.

Testing and Debugging:

  • Write unit tests and conduct regular testing to ensure the robustness of the application.
  • Debug and resolve issues across the stack, including database, application, and server issues.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including frontend developers, designers, and product managers, to deliver high-quality products.
  • Participate in code reviews and contribute to a collaborative and positive development environment.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Experience: Minimum of [3-5] years of backend development experience, with a focus on e-commerce and/or healthcare applications.


  • Proficiency in backend programming languages such as Node.js, Python, Java, PHP or Ruby.
  • Strong understanding of RESTful API design and development.
  • Experience with database systems such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, or MongoDB.
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms like AWS, Google Cloud, or Azure.
  • Familiarity with version control systems, such as Git.
  • Understanding of security principles and best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

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