Friday, 31 March 2017

Full Stack Engineer

Full Stack Engineer

Location: Lagos

Application Closes: Friday 14, April 2017

Summary:
Our client is urgently in need of talented engineers who will be responsible for developing innovative, cutting-edge solutions to the business problems faced by the advertisers, publishers, Telcos and content owners in Africa. 

Responsibilities:
·         Collaborate with Product Managers, Architects and Engineering leaders to define, architect and build new product features.
·         Own, operate, and maintain your team’s services in a distributed production environment.
·         Employ Agile methodologies to continuously deliver value to customers.
·         Drive quality by writing unit, functional, load and performance tests.
·         Work closely with DevOps engineers to ensure services are reliable, scalable, manageable and supportable. 
·         Develop diagnostic and troubleshooting tools and processes.
·         Excel as an engineer and be a productive member of the team where leadership is a behavioral trait, not a title. 
·         Lead architecture, design and code reviews as well as mentor junior engineers.
·         Working on different aspects of the core product and associated tools, (server-side or user-interfaces depending on the team you'll join)
·         Assisting with in-life maintenance, testing, debugging and documentation of deployed services
·         Creating the supporting functional and technical specifications.
·         Estimating the effort required to develop and implement.
·         Supporting release and implementation of developed features.
·         Adhering to coding standards development processes.
·         Help champion a maintainable well designed codebase and look for ways to further improve our applications’ internal design, thinking about build, deployment, object oriented design, automated testing, error handling, logging, monitoring, et al

Requirements:
·         Ideal candidate will have a background in Payments systems development and integration
·         Masters / Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent.
·         5+ years of experience of hands-on experience developing distributed systems based on PHP, Java, C++, Python or .NET technologies. 
·         Great engineering skills and strong Computer Science fundamentals
·         Fluency in Javascript, HTML and CSS
·         Hands on experience with cloud technologies such as (AWS, Rackspace, Softlayer, GCE).
·         Good scripting skills (python, bash, groovy, ruby)
·         Experience with configuration management (puppet, ansible) and source code management (GIT)
·         Experience with web servers (nginx, apache2, tomcat, haproxy)
·         Experience in a production DevOps environment where you ship rapidly and often.
·         Good understanding of Object Oriented Design and standard design patterns.
·         Experience of multi-threaded, 3-tier architectures, microservices and caching.
·         Hands on experience working with SQL and NoSQL databases and caches  (mysql, couchbase, redshift, dynamo DB, mongo DB, …).
·         Expertise in practical aspects of running Scrum (or other agile methodologies) within a team and in a distributed cross-team environment.
·         Experience agile development environment and use of tools like Jira to assign tasks and track work in progress
·         Flexible with the ability to adapt working style to meet objectives.
·         Excellent communication and analytical skills.

How to Apply:

Please state the subject of the email as: “Full Stack Engineer

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.