Senior Software Engineer at Konga Nigeria – 4 Openings

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Job Title: Senior Software Engineer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Mid Officer Level
Reports to: Head, Technology
Slot: 4 Openings

Job Profile

  • We are searching for a talented and smart individual with a passion for the Ecommerce and FinTech space to function in the capacity of Senior Software Engineer.
  • The ideal candidate should be able to provide support in the development, implementation and assurance of strategies across the enterprise.
  • Design, develop and install software solutions.
  • Developing and directing software system validation and testing methods, as well as directing software programming initiatives.
  • Communicating project statuses and proposals.
  • Defining system functionality and writing code in various languages, like Java, Ruby on Rails or .NET programming languages (e.g. C++ or JScript.NET.)
  • Build high quality, innovative and fully performing software that complies with coding standards and technical design.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Developing and directing software system validation and testing methods.
  • Directing our software programming initiatives
  • Overseeing the development of documentation.
  • Working closely with clients and cross-functional departments to communicate project statuses and proposals.
  • Analyzing data to effectively coordinate the installation of new systems or the modification of existing systems.
  • Managing the software development lifecycle.
  • Monitoring system performance.
  • Communicating key project data to team members and building cohesion among teams.
  • Developing and executing project plans.
  • Applying mathematics and statistics to problem-solving initiatives.
  • Applying best practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Creating innovative solutions to meet our company’s technical needs.
  • Testing new software and fixing bugs.
  • Shaping the future of our systems.

Professional Skills & Qualifications Required

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, software engineering, or another related field.
  • 5 to 7 years of software engineering or software development experience, preferably in an Ecommerce or FinTech. industry.
  • Hands-on programming experience using relevant languages.
  • Excellent coding skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of agile methodologies.
  • Proven work experience as a Software Engineer or Software Developer
  • Experience designing interactive applications
  • Ability to develop software in Java, Ruby on Rails, C++ or other programming languages
  • Excellent knowledge of relational databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate)
  • Experience developing web applications using at least one popular web framework (JSF, Wicket, GWT, Spring MVC)
  • Working knowledge of CMS framework
  • Familiarity with front-end languages (e.g. HTML, JavaScript and CSS)
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills
  • Teamwork skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors such as LESS and SASS
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Proficiency in software engineering tools
  • Experience managing the software development lifecycle.
  • The ability to prioritize activities and deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Experience working with clients and business partners.
  • Strong team-building skills.
  • A comprehensive understanding of computer science concepts.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to document requirements and specifications

Why Work with Konga?

  • A unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced, structured and technologically driven environment
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team growing the ecommerce space in Nigeria
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our fast-growing businesses.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should apply by forwarding their updated CV to: [email protected] using “Senior Software Engineer” as the subject of the mail.

Note: All CV’s should be in word doc and/or pdf formats.

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