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Backend Engineer at Payzeep

PayzeepNigeria Software Development
Full Time

Individuals, SMEs, and Organizations use PayZeep to make payments, receive payments, process payments, accept deposits, and complete business transactions.

  • We are seeking a Backend Engineer, as a Backend Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the server-side components of our software applications.
  • Your expertise in Node.js, java, Spring Boot, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, and AWS will be crucial in developing scalable and efficient backend systems.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including front-end engineers, product managers, and designers, to gather requirements and translate them into scalable backend solutions.
  • Develop server-side code using Node.js, java, and Spring Boot, ensuring high performance, scalability, and maintainability.
  • Design and optimize database structures using MongoDB and PostgreSQL, ensuring data integrity and efficient data retrieval.
  • Implement and integrate with AWS services to deploy and manage scalable infrastructure.
  • Write clean, modular, and testable code, following best practices, coding standards and test-driven development.
  • Implement security measures, such as authentication and authorization mechanisms, to protect sensitive data.
  • Conduct thorough testing and debugging to ensure the reliability and stability of backend systems.
  • Monitor and optimize application performance, including identifying and resolving bottlenecks and implementing caching strategies.
  • Collaborate with frontend engineers to define and implement APIs that facilitate seamless communication between frontend and backend systems.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest backend technologies, frameworks, and best practices, and actively contribute to the technical growth of the team.
  • Participate in code reviews, provide constructive feedback, and maintain documentation.
  • Support and maintain existing backend systems, addressing bugs and implementing enhancements as required.


  • Strong proficiency in Node.js, java, and Spring Boot, with hands-on experience in developing scalable backend applications using these technologies.
  • Proficient in database management using MongoDB and PostgreSQL, including data modeling, querying, and performance optimization.
  • Experience with socket implementations
  • Experience with ISO8583 messaging
  • Experience with AWS services for deploying and managing scalable infrastructure.
  • Solid understanding of RESTful APIs, microservices architecture, and design patterns.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes, for building and deploying applications.
  • Experience with payment processing, including card processors such as NIBSS, UPSL, and ISW
  • Strong knowledge of security principles and best practices for protecting data and infrastructure.
  • Experience with version control systems, preferably Git, and collaborative development workflows.
  • Experience working in a Fintech environment will be an added advantage

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