Senior Java Software Engineer
2d ago


  • Decagon's mission is to propel Nigeria to become a top 5 software engineering nation within a decade. We pursue this mission by equipping the most brilliant Nigerians with world-class software engineering skills and connecting them with job opportunities
  • At Decagon, we are passionate about bringing transformation into Nigeria, by building one of the most loved and respected brands in the World.
  • To grow its mission, Decagon is now seeking a Senior Java Software Engineer, who is eager to inspire, teach, lead and mentor our talents (students) and transform them into elite software engineers.
  • Requirements

    Ideally, we require that you have worked for at least 4+ years in an agile software development environment and attained expertise in the following areas :

  • Designing, developing and maintaining enterprise systems using the JEE, Spring MVC, Springboot, Hibernate, Git and JIRA
  • Experience with modern features of the Java language.
  • Good Understanding of Multithreading, Concurrency, and likes.
  • Experience with API development and SOA Patterns
  • Knowledge of application security concepts
  • Familiarity with multi-system integration and common issues that can arise when integrating enterprise technologies.
  • Ability to create high-quality documentation to present technical ideas and high-level solutions, and communicate effectively to team members with varying degrees of technical knowledge.
  • Understanding of performance testing and optimization techniques.
  • High proficiency with development tools and workflows including modern source control systems, dependency management, test automation, and continuous delivery pipelines.
  • Knowledge of design patterns / SOLID principles
  • Familiarity with the creation and validation of web services using SOAP and REST.
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL database technologies including MySql, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, and MongoDB.
  • Experience with containerization technologies including Docker and Kubernetes highly preferred.
  • Familiarity with microservice architectures and monitoring tools preferred.
  • Experience with streaming platforms such as Apache Kafka preferred.
  • Experience with cloud providers such as Azure, AWS, and / or GCP is a big plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, including active listening, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Ability to share knowledge and mentor other developers
  • Benefits of Working at Decagon

  • Decagon offers an energized, upbeat work environment that strongly fosters employee work-life balance.
  • A work culture that rewards goal-oriented professionals who enjoy meeting challenges head-on.
  • Competitive Salary
  • Great / Flexible Work Culture
  • Access to High-speed internet
  • Pension and Health Plan
  • Accommodation - because we understand the Lagos hustle and traffic.
  • But more importantly, an opportunity to transform the Software Engineering Ecosystem within Nigeria and beyond.
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  • Company Description

    Decagon is an Elite Software Development Training Institute that runs a 6-month intense software and leadership training, focused on transforming Nigerian youths to world-class software developers and leaders in the tech industry even if they cannot pay.


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