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  • Posted: Feb 16, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Senior Software Engineer

    Job Category: Mid Officer Level
    Reports to: Head, Technology
    Slot: 4 Openings

    Job Profile

    • We are searching for a talented and smart individual with a passion for the Ecommerce and FinTech space to function in the capacity of Senior Software Engineer.
    • The ideal candidate should be able to provide support in the development, implementation and assurance of strategies across the enterprise.
    • Design, develop and install software solutions.
    • Developing and directing software system validation and testing methods, as well as directing software programming initiatives.
    • Communicating project statuses and proposals.
    • Defining system functionality and writing code in various languages, like Java, Ruby on Rails or .NET programming languages (e.g. C++ or JScript.NET.)
    • Build high quality, innovative and fully performing software that complies with coding standards and technical design.

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

    • Developing and directing software system validation and testing methods.
    • Directing our software programming initiatives
    • Overseeing the development of documentation.
    • Working closely with clients and cross-functional departments to communicate project statuses and proposals.
    • Analyzing data to effectively coordinate the installation of new systems or the modification of existing systems.
    • Managing the software development lifecycle.
    • Monitoring system performance.
    • Communicating key project data to team members and building cohesion among teams.
    • Developing and executing project plans.
    • Applying mathematics and statistics to problem-solving initiatives.
    • Applying best practices and standard operating procedures.
    • Creating innovative solutions to meet our company’s technical needs.
    • Testing new software and fixing bugs.
    • Shaping the future of our systems.

    Professional Skills & Qualifications Required

    • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, software engineering, or another related field.
    • 5 to 7 years of software engineering or software development experience, preferably in an Ecommerce or FinTech. industry.
    • Hands-on programming experience using relevant languages.
    • Excellent coding skills.
    • Extensive knowledge of agile methodologies.
    • Proven work experience as a Software Engineer or Software Developer
    • Experience designing interactive applications
    • Ability to develop software in Java, Ruby on Rails, C++ or other programming languages
    • Excellent knowledge of relational databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate)
    • Experience developing web applications using at least one popular web framework (JSF, Wicket, GWT, Spring MVC)
    • Working knowledge of CMS framework
    • Familiarity with front-end languages (e.g. HTML, JavaScript and CSS)
    • Excellent analytical and time management skills
    • Teamwork skills with a problem-solving attitude
    • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
    • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors such as LESS and SASS
    • Experience with test-driven development
    • Proficiency in software engineering tools
    • Experience managing the software development lifecycle.
    • The ability to prioritize activities and deliver projects on time and within budget.
    • Experience working with clients and business partners.
    • Strong team-building skills.
    • A comprehensive understanding of computer science concepts.
    • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Creative problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to document requirements and specifications

    Why Work with Konga?

    • A unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced, structured and technologically driven environment
    • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team growing the ecommerce space in Nigeria
    • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our fast-growing businesses.

    Application Closing Date

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply by forwarding their updated CV to: using "the job title" as the subject of the mail.

    Note: All CV’ should be in word doc and/or pdf formats.

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