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Senior Backend Developer at InfoStrategy Technology

InfoStrategy TechnologyLagos, Nigeria Software Development
Full Time
Infostrategy Technology Nigeria is an Information, Communication and Software Technology firm incorporated in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. Founded in 2002 and reconstituted in 2003, we operate with a burning passion to transform the technological terrain of Africa by delivering value to clients through innovative and effective leverage of cutting-edge technology solutions. We combine sound knowledge of world class technology to design, implement and support business transformation in areas of web and mobile application, software, service and storage systems installation, networking technologies and technology procurement. We have an in-depth understanding on how technology accelerates success, and are passionate about attracting and supporting unique talents in growing our business and driving operational excellence.


  • 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.

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