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.
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
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
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
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.
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