Backend Engineer
Lagos, Nigeria
1d ago
source : Fuzu

About the Role

  • Klasha is looking for an analytical, results-driven, fast-moving backend engineer to join our team and help to build an exciting payments and logistics startup in Africa.
  • The backend engineer will use his or her understanding of programming languages and tools to build our product, write clean code, formulate more efficient processes, solve problems, and create a more seamless experience for users.
  • You should have excellent communication, computer, and project management skills.

  • To succeed as a backend engineer you should be focused on building a better, more efficient program and creating a better end-user experience.
  • You should be knowledgeable, collaborative, and motivated.

  • We're looking for mid-level engineers preferably in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Requirements

    You should apply if you :

  • Interested candidates should possess relevant qualifications
  • 2-3 years of experience as an engineer
  • Fluency or understanding of specific languages, such as Java, PHP, or Python
  • Strong understanding of the web development cycle and programming techniques and tools
  • Focus on efficiency, user experience, and process improvement
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Strong problem solving, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or with a group
  • Ability to move fast and adapt as the business requires
  • Strong knowledge of the African payments and logistics ecosystem will be an advantage
  • Key Competencies :

  • For successful performance in this role, the candidate must demonstrate :
  • Knowledge of backend programming languages
  • Knowledge of popular frameworks
  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Familiarity with Servers
  • Knowledge of APIs
  • Problem-solving
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Benefits

    Our people are the heart of the business, so we prioritize welfare and offer a wide range of competitive benefits including but not limited to :

  • All the latest technology you need to do your role
  • Private health insurance
  • Calm membership
  • Free lunch in the office
  • Budget for French language classes
  • One-time home office set-up allowance
  • Hybrid; remote + office hours and flexible working conditions
  • Access to Klasha Sessions development training courses
  • Diesel and fuel allowance for remote working
  • Work-from-anywhere weeks; Work from anywhere for three weeks in a year
  • Paid birthday day off
  • Team building events
  • Bank holidays swap
  • Access to mental health wellness services
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Responsibilities

    What you will be doing :

  • Collaborating with the Frontend Engineers and other team members to establish objectives and design more functional, cohesive codes to enhance the user experience
  • Developing ideas for new programs, products, or features by monitoring industry developments and trends
  • Be involved and participate in the overall application lifecycle
  • Define and communicate technical and design requirements
  • Provide training, help, and support to other team members
  • Build high-quality reusable code that can be used in the future
  • Build and scale our product with input from other team members
  • Develop functional and sustainable web applications with clean codes
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Manage cutting-edge technologies to improve applications
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of designers, developers, and system administrators
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