Back End Developer at STACKIVY – Ikeja, Lagos

Job Description

Stackivy is a financial hub that gives access to our suite of innovative financial solutions. With our platform, you can manage your finances on the go, access personalized financial advice, and achieve your long-term financial goals. it doesn’t end there with Stackivy, set new boundaries of what’s possible when finance meets your industry; create secure and custom-made applications that streamline your financial operations and arm your team with the resources they need to make more informed and strategic decisions that strengthen customer relationships.

We are seeking a skilled Backend Developer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in backend development, a deep understanding of financial systems, and a passion for fintech innovation. You will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the server-side logic, and databases, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front end.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop robust, scalable, and secure backend services and APIs.
  • Collaborate with front-end developers and other team members to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic.
  • Implement data storage solutions, including databases, key-value stores, and other data structures.
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Ensure the security and data protection of backend services.
  • Participate in the entire application lifecycle, focusing on coding and debugging.
  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code.
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications.
  • Perform code reviews and provide constructive feedback to peers.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and industry trends.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proven experience as a Backend Developer or similar role.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Javascript, and Node.js.
  • Experience with database management systems like PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, or similar.
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs, web services, and microservices architecture.
  • Strong understanding of software development principles and design patterns.
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git).
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Understanding of security best practices in backend development.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the fintech industry or working with financial systems.
  • Knowledge of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.
  • Familiarity with message brokers (e.g., RabbitMQ, Kafka).
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
  • Knowledge of agile development methodologies.