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Senior Software Engineer (Backend) at The People Practice


The People Practice – Our client is a financial ecosystem providing seamless solutions to Nigeria’s retailers, SMEs and individuals.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer (Backend)

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Technology
Workmode: Hybrid

Job Description

  • Our client is looking to hire a Senior Software Engineer who is skilled at writing complex applications, has a deep understanding of application lifecycles, databases and services.
  • As an Intermediate Software Engineer, you will be responsible for using your knowledge of technology to drive the company’s ability to deliver value and results to the company’s internal and external stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Competent in performing all programming and development assignments without close supervision
  • Works with Design, UX, and Product Manager to ensure an optimal and consistent user experience.
  • Defines and sets a project’s roadmap to include planning for integration of new technology, ownership of code libraries, and backlog of technical tasks
  • Works independently on complex systems or infrastructure components that may be used by one or more applications or systems.
  • Supports the Technology team with developing a structured application/interface code, new program documentation, operations documentation and user guides in a casual, flexible environment.
  • Communicates with end users and internal customers to help direct development, debugging, and testing of application software for accuracy, integrity, interoperability, and completeness.
  • Performs integrated testing and customer acceptance testing of components that requires careful planning and execution to ensure timely, quality results.
  • Serves as an ambassador for development and a champion of quality standards while spreading a passion for current technology and new trends
  • Drives application development focused around delivering business valuable features
  • Participates as an active team member of daily standups and other agile-focused efforts, including joining sprint planning meetings and estimating work effort on tasks assigned to the entire team.
  • Responsible for performing other job duties as assigned by the management from time to time.


  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university
  • Has 5-10 years of experience working as a Software Engineer
  • Has a vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills (English; verbal and written)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Competency working/deploying projects with a source control tool; GIT preferred.
  • Expert level understanding of at least one the following back end languages: Java; PHP/Laravel
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Azure cloud hosting platform
  • Proven ability to problem-solve and de-bug


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  28th July, 2022.

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