Senior Software Engineer at Sparkle Nigeria

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Job Title: Senior Software Engineer (Backend)

Location:
 Lagos, Nigeria


Job Type: Full Time

About the Role

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

Roles & 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Employee is also responsible for performing other job duties as assigned by Sparkle management from time to time.

Education & Qualification

  • Active in the technology ecosystem in your city ex: you organize meet ups, speak at conferences and are active on GitHub
  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university
  • Has at least 4 years of experience working as a Software Engineer
  • Expert level understanding of at least one the following back end languages: Java; PHP/Laravel
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Azure cloud hosting platform
  • Proven ability to problem-solve and de-bug
  • 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.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Full-time compensation
  • Medical coverage
  • Snacks provided daily
  • Beautiful working environment

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@sparkle.ng using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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About Sparkle Nigeria

Sparkle Nigeria is a bank and then more, licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), we are what most people would refer to as a digital bank. We offer financial, lifestyle and business support services to Nigerians across the globe.