Backend Engineer – Java at Flutterwave


Flutterwave was founded on the principle that every African must be able to participate and thrive in the global economy. To achieve this objective, we have built a trusted payment infrastructure that allows consumers and businesses (African and International) make and receive payments in a convenient border-less manner.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Backend Engineer – Java

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Compliance & Risk

Job Summary

  • Implement, maintain and where applicable support product features (and or enhancements).

Key Responsibilities

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the organization’s strategy, product, and service offerings
  • In-depth understanding of both front-end and back-end languages, and SEO standards.
  • Research and implement best practices technology frameworks/capability models that will control costs, provide higher quality, and/or increase reliability.
  • Research and stay abreast of the latest technology infrastructure and processes in the payment industry.
  • Career mentoring, coaching and development of a talented group of engineers.
  • Design, develop and deliver code that can support new product features/enhancements in an agile environment.
  • Develop efficient RESTful APIs.
  • Create database schemas that represent and support new products/ enhancements.
  • Maintain quality and ensure optimum performance of developed applications..
  • Collaborate in design and development with the rest of the team..
  • Maintain code integrity, organization, versioning, and apply object-oriented design principles.
  • Carry out unit tests of developed applications as well as set up automated testing of applications to ensure correctness, robustness, and scalability.
  • Work with frontend designers and converting designs to visual elements..
  • Maintain code and application security at all times. Ensure data protection..
  • Develop applications in back-end programming languages like Java, Nodejs, .NET, and python.

Required Competency and Skillset to be a Waver

  • 4+ years of experience with Java / J2EE and associated technologies
  • Must have hands on experience on java 8, multithreading, jvm tuning, performance improvements.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving Skill
  • Understanding of Design Patterns
  • Excellent Data structures and algorithms as well as creative skills to apply them in solving problems.
  • Excellent knowledge of database and ORM technologies
  • Ability and interest to quickly learn new languages and technologies
  • Excellent organizational and people management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving, troubleshooting and quality assurance skills
  • Excellent time management and analytical skills.
  • Excellent DevOps knowledge including Source Control, Continuous Integration, Configuration Management, Deployment Automation, Containers, Orchestration and Cloud Platforms like AWS, Azure and GCP.

Nice To Have:

  • Experience with JBoss/Wildfly application server
  • NodeJs experience
  • Understanding of Docker/8s
  • Kafka Experience.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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