Senior Backend Engineer

Engineering · Lagos, Ikoyi
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Who we are

We’re a team determined to challenge the status quo and make financial inclusion count for millions of under-banked individuals and small business owners by making finance simple and useful to them. Our product suite is led by credit and we’re building broader offerings for our users. Our vision is to unlock the power of finance to create opportunities for all.

We are the place for you, if

You are excited about technology and the complexities of the future. You’re looking for a place to learn and grow. You care a lot about detail and pride yourself in impeccable execution. You can collect and analyze lots of data and feed in just the right amount of intuition to make sound decisions. You are ready to work extremely hard, at a fast pace, to achieve audacious goals. You love to speak up, ask questions and are comfortable challenging anyone or any idea.

The position

We are currently seeking to expand our Engineering team. The Backend developer will utilize backend data services and contribute when required to creating and updating data services API. You will lead the entire web application development life cycle right from concept stage to delivery and post launch support.



  • Build highly reliable and scalable cloud-based applications
  • Work in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) based environment with bright and forward-thinking developers and quality engineers
  • Develop and adhere to best-practices for developing applications
  • Conduct functional and non-functional testing
  • Convey effectively with all task progress, evaluations, suggestions, schedules along with technical and process issues



  • A minimum of 5 years of proven work experience as a developer
  • Experience in developing applications using Java EE platforms
  • Experience in Spring, Spring boot, Struts, or equivalent J2EE framework software
  • Excellent skills in DB Schema design and SQL development


  • Excellent knowledge of SQL and hands on experience with ORM frameworks such as Hibernate
  • Working knowledge and experience with JQuery, Ajax, JSON, CSS, HTML


This job is perfect for you if you

  • Enjoy adding structure and developing approaches to ambiguous problems
  • Are a self-starter, take initiative, work collaboratively, and can self-manage in ambiguity
  • Are excel and numbers-savvy and very detail oriented
  • Possess investigation & Diagonistic skills

You will not enjoy this job if you

  • Work best in structured, hierarchical settings
  • Require clear, pre-set deliverables and constant direction
  • Are used to working in/with a large team

What is in it for you

You’ll work on solutions to complex, real-world challenges with tangible social and economic impact. You will receive competitive compensation and work with passionate teammates in a flat, performance-driven culture.

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