Staff Backend Engineer – uLesson – Lago

We are looking for an experienced Staff Backend (Tech Lead, Architect) Engineer to lead our team of Backend Engineers.
You will be responsible for developing and maintaining all our backend services.
Your primary focus will be the development and architecture of our services and their integration with front-end apps.
You will be working alongside other disciplines working on different layers of the infrastructure.
Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem-solving, sophisticated design and the creation of quality products is essential.

Key Responsibilities
Lead a team of Backend Engineers to build well-tested and highly scalable services
Collaborate with the product, design and frontend teams to implement new features and build on existing ones
Design, Maintain and Architect all of our backend services
Actively participate in all the steps of the software development life cycle
Be comfortable operating in a fast-paced environment.

Qualifications and Skills
BS / MS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
10+ years of experience designing, building and maintaining modern backend services.
Extensive experience with unit, integration and end-to-end testing
Proficient knowledge of strongly typed backend programming language and an in-depth understanding of RESTful and GraphQL APIs
Proven ability to build backend services for consumption on Mobile Apps
Proven experience managing modern hosting environments, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
Solid understanding of the entire mobile, software and product development life cycle
3+ years of experience with Amazon Web Services
3+ years of experience with containerisation technologies.
N800,000 to N1,250,000 Monthly.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send an updated copy of their CV and Cover Letter indicating and stating why they are a good fit to: using the job position as the subject of the mail.

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