Senior Backend Developer at Swift Branding Nigeria


Swift Branding NG is a subsidiary of Digifigs Limited, a full-service digital marketing organization with a focus on building and promoting the online visibility of personal and corporate brands through social and digital media platforms.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Backend Developer

Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • A fast-growing digital agency is looking for a FULL-TIME Senior Backend Developer to create, maintain, and improve norm-disruptive software applications that will serve millions of people all over the world. You’ll be working from our HQ at Ibadan, Oyo state.
  • If you’re looking to be involved in the development of solutions that will be used worldwide, and are willing to grow with the team, then this role is for you.
  • Senior Web Developer responsibilities include leading a team of junior developers, refining website specifications and resolving technical issues. To be successful in this role, you should have extensive experience building web pages from scratch and in-depth knowledge of at least one of the following programming languages: PHP, JavaScript or Python
  • Ultimately, you will lead the team and lift our products from the development stage to the point where they become solutions recognised and admired in Africa, and the world as a whole.


  • At least 3 years of experience as a professional Web Developer.
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree qualification.
  • Fluent with PHP (Laravel) and good knowledge of NodeJS would be required.
  • Solid knowledge of HTML / CSS.
  • Experience building complex web systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams and management to collect requirements, identify tasks, provide estimates and meet production deadlines.
  • Eagerness and willingness to learn new technologies.
  • Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with building APIs and services using REST, SOAP, etc.
  • Experience with infrastructure automation technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, cloud technologies, etc is a plus.
  • Experience with build automation technologies like Maven, Jenkins, CI, CD is also a plus, etc.
  • Understanding of security practices.
  • Team management skills.
  • A track record of success with developing modern APIs.
  • Experience with SQL Server and database design.
  • Knowledge of automated testing toolsets and methodologies (Preferable).


  • Identify user and system requirements for new websites and applications
  • Prioritize software development projects, set timelines and assign tasks to team members
  • Write or review code for various applications
  • Run functionality testings and debug code
  • Oversee junior web developers and evaluate their performance
  • Liaise with designers to decide on UI/UX elements (like graphics and navigation buttons)
  • Ensure our software documentation is up-to-date
  • Collaborate with mobile developers to build mobile-responsive web & mobile applications
  • Participate in the solutions, design, maintenance & improvements of our core products
  • Evaluating existing and new technologies, ensuring our applications utilize industry best practices
  • Supporting the operations team in order to provide the best uptime and service quality
  • Developing and deploying to cloud-based technology (AWS)

N80,000 – N120,000 monthly.

Deadline: 7th November, 2020.


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