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  • Posted: Nov 22, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
  • Youverify is building trust in Africa by helping businesses and individuals confirm identity and physical addresses. Using artificial intelligence, Youverify confirms a user’s identity document and compares it with their facial biometrics. This information can be cross-checked against more than 300 databases locally and globally. Youverify in partnership with over 20,000 field verification officers verifies physical addresses all over Sub-Sahara Africa in less than 48 hours. We bridge the gap in Africa's digital industry by providing one API for identity and physical address verification.
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    Backend Developer

    Location: Yaba, Lagos


    • Youverify is looking for Software Engineers to join the Technology team to build the next-generation applications to solving complex problems and work with a world-class engineering and product team to deliver innovative products for our users.

    Job Description
    What a typical week may look like at Youverify:

    • Design and implement new features and enhancements using NodeJS
    • Fix bugs assigned during the sprint planning process
    • Design, innovate and solve complex problems inherent in operating a high scale classifieds platform
    • Play a key role in reviewing and approving the work of your peers as part of the software development process
    • Interact with product owners, partners and business stakeholders to understand and develop requirements
    • Debugging and Improvement of existing systems
    • Expand our micro-services architecture
    • Management of all 3rd party tool relationships and integrations from a technical aspect. i.e. SMS providers, Email, APIs, Finance tools, Marketing tools, Business tools, AWS etc.


    • Bachelor's Degree or Master’s Degree in computer science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related field.
    • 4+ years’ experience working with NodeJS.
    • Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management.
    • Intermediate understanding of unit and integration testing, and testing frameworks/libraries — Mocha, Jest etc
    • Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance
    • Experience having worked with at least one Web Framework for your language of choice
    • Comfort and familiarity with code editor and formatting tools
    • Familiarity with at least one web server technology - (ex: Apache, Nginx)
    • Working knowledge of at least one CI/CD tool - Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI, Github Action
    • Working knowledge of gRPC and protocol buffers
    • Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics
    • Familiarity with containerization infrastructure (Docker), Caching (Redis), API gateway (KrakenD), orchestration (Kubernetes), Distributed tracing (Jaeger), Service mesh (LinkerD) and observability
    • Knowledge of microservices (or SOA), Docker, and/or distributed systems.
    • Good working knowledge ofNoSQL systems (MongoDB, Elastic, Cassandra), Relational Database Systems (MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Oracle), Messaging Systems (RabbitMQ), Kafka.
    • Experience with managing and deploying applications on AWS / DigitalOcean / GCP.

    N250,000 - N400,000 monthly.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV including link to your GitHub profile and portfolio to: [email protected] using the job title as the subject of the mail.

    Note: Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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