Fullstack Software Engineer
Edge Recruiter Nigeria Ltd.
Lagos, NG
4d ago

Our client makes it easy for crops to move from farmer to factory to consumer through the fragmented African food system.

They are looking to hire a talented Fullstack Software Engineer.

Role Summary :

Successful candidate will be responsible for the fullstack development of software that will help our client :

  • Find, finance & bank farmers (2K to 10K over the next 2 years)
  • Create a digital footprint of crop supply across Nigeria (Mapping all of the Niger Delta)
  • Create an easy to integrate platform that other service providers can plug their services into
  • Explore new technologies & how they can be used to empower our farmers (public blockchains for identity management & crypto for payments to mention a few)
  • Successful candidate will be joining a small committed engineering team with the opportunity to really shape the product direction & have an outsized influence.

    They will need to be energized about the opportunity to create something new & lasting among equally ambitious, energetic and talented teams.

    This role requires not only a skilled developer but a strategic thinker. Our client is not looking for someone who just pushes code without thinking about the broader picture or being thoughtful about the users they are building for.

    Our client is looking for someone who is comfortable with the entropy that comes with a fast moving engineering environment - someone who takes ownership & learns quickly.

    4 things that lead to winning in this role :

  • Established Technical Skills
  • Superior understanding of core CS Concepts, languages, algorithms, data structures, codebase structure, superior speed of learning tending towards mastery & follows best practices as it relates to clean code.

  • Getting Stuff Done
  • Aggressively owns, prioritize & break-down tasks from end to end, finishes them in the allotted time frame & with minimum or not a repeated series of bugs while collaborating efficiently with others / not allowing yourself to be blocked

  • Technical Influence
  • Ability to understand business & user requirements & integrate these into larger codebase, ability to set up rigorous test cases.

  • Communication & Leadership
  • Communicates technical decisions through design, docs, tech talks and / or wikis. Able to mentor more junior engineers & communicate well across business functions.

    Communicate assumptions upfront to stop need for rework down the line.


  • Experience in HTML, CSS, Javascript, Bootstrap & TailwindCSS
  • ReactJS or VueJS
  • Nodejs & Fundamental knowledge in typescript
  • NoSQL DB especially MongoDB + fundamental knowledge in SQL DB
  • Develop REST API & experience integrating with third-party APIs
  • Experience in unit & Integration TDD + CI / CD
  • Experience using AWS
  • Experience using Redis cache mechanism
  • Fundamental knowledge in docker & Kubernetes
  • Experience in writing quality code; readable + scalable codebase
  • A good analytical, communication + team player skill
  • Understand web and mobile apps development concepts
  • Reporting Structure.

  • Reports to : Chief Technology Officer
  • Dotted Line Report to : VP of Sourcing
  • Perks / Compensation

  • Annual Compensation : Negotiable
  • Exposure : Opportunity to work hand in hand w / founders & develop entrepreneurial skills in a fast growing Pre-Series A company
  • Healthcare : Coverage from AXA Mansard
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