Overview

Mkobo Bank is registered in Nigeria as MKOBO Microfinance Bank (No. RC1234231), 3rd floor, 3 Hughes Avenue, Alagomeji, Yaba, Lagos. Mkobo is currently pivoting to a full service digital bank/Neobank. Our goal is to help hard working Africans to improve their financial wellbeing by making it easy for them to earn, save, spend and invest their hard earned money. We are currently recruiting for dynamic, creative, flexible and experienced team members with a passion for everything technology and a commitment to add their quota to the success of our vision.

You will find the growing MKOBO team working at the same location. We are authorised and regulated by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) under registration number 51188.By using this website, you understand that the services and products offered on this website (“Services and Products”) are for information purposes only.

Job Position: Senior Backend Developer

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  1. As a Senior Backend Developer, you will be working alongside the product teams and stakeholders to translate product feature requirements into technical specifications and will identify the best approach for large pieces of work that span multiple components and teams.
  2. You will define solutions, leading the design, architecture, and development of applications using Java and related technologies. It is the perfect opportunity for someone who is experienced and passionate about scalable systems, and clean code and is looking for a great full-time role.
  3. Work collaboratively with the team, to craft a thoughtful, long-term technical the strategy that anticipates future needs while being pragmatic about what’s needed today.
  4. Constantly delivering applications and solutions.
  5. Participating in software requirement review, preliminary and critical design,
  6. Integration readiness review, and software acceptance review.
  7. Design, build and maintain scalable backend systems
  8. Identify performance issues and bugs, and provide solutions to these problems.
  9. Work with other team members to ensure we are building the right products.
  10. Software validation, testing and approval
  11. Delegating tasks/projects to the team members.
  12. Collaboration with the team to identify and fix technical problems

Job Requirements

  1. University Degree in Informational Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related subject
  2. At least 4 years of commercial experience in a similar role
  3. Experience building backend RESTful APIs
  4. Proven ability to drive large-scale projects with a deep understanding of Agile SDLC, high collaboration and leadership
  5. Experience in managing high-performance teams, providing mentorship and helping others to reach their full potential.

Knowledge:

  1. Comfortable with a variety of languages such as Java, Nodejs/Express, GO, Ruby, React as well as MongoDB, SQL and Postgres databases etc.
  2. Deep knowledge of the cloud infrastructure (Heroku, AWS, Digital Ocean etc.) microservices and development of API.
  3. Demonstrable track record of success in developing and implementing a comprehensive technology strategy that is aligned with and supports the current and future business goals of the company.
  4. Strong Engineering background with previous hands-on development and deployment of production-level code.
  5. Possess a broad understanding of how software fits into the overall system.
  6. Well-versed in Software Architecture and Design – You should be able to spot flaws in the existing architecture and design. You would help us refactor and re-architecture the code for easier and faster development.
  7. Participate in code reviews
  8. Must be very Proficient in Java Spring boot
  9. Deep knowledge of the cloud infrastructure (Heroku, AWS, Digital Ocean, etc.)
  10. Familiarity with NodeJS/Express
  11. Demonstrable track record of success in developing and implementing a comprehensive technology strategy that is aligned with and supports the current and future business goals of the company.
  12. Strong Engineering background with previous hands-on development and deployment of production-level code.
  13. Possess a broad understanding of how software fits into the overall system.
  14. Well-versed in Software Architecture and Design – You should be able to spot flaw in the existing architecture and design. You would help us refactor and re-architecture the code for easier and faster development.
  15. Participate in code reviews.
  16. Collaborate Work with other team members to ensure we are building the right product.
  17. Able to Develop, Design, build, and maintain scalable Backend systems.
  18. Identify performance issues and bugs, and provide solutions to these problems.

Sikilled Requirement:

  • Maven, Gradle, Hibernate, Kafka, RabbitMQ, Redis, Docker, Kubernetes, SonarCube, Jenkins.

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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