Javascript Backend Developer at TechAdvance Limited

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TechAdvance is a payment application development company with a strategic focus in developing and deploying niche payment companies to serve the needs of large public and private sector organisations in Emerging markets.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Javascript Backend Developer

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos + Partly Virtual
Reporting Line: Chief Technology Officer

Job Purpose

  • The incumbent will design, build and maintain scalable software systems, develop back-end components and APIs that connect applications with other web services.
  • He/She will also support the tech team to to bring product visions to life.


  • Designing, building and maintaining scalable software systems that power our products and infrastructures.
  • Writing well-tested backend infrastructure code.
  • Building and maintaining public APIs.
  • Working with engineers, product managers, designers to turn bring our product vision to life.
  • Work closely with the CTO to design and develop distributed, resilient and high-performing backend services using Node.js
  • Code according to industry and team standards, adhering to good practices
  • Write maintainable, readable code with extensive test coverage, ideally applying TDD
  • Actively engage with team members to discuss backlog items, design issues and best coding practices
  • Create technical documentation for internal and external use

The Ideal Person
The Ideal Candidate must have:

  • At least 3 years of experience building production applications with Javascript (and Typescript), Express, Node.js, MongoDB.
  • Understanding of fundamental database concepts – relational (SQL) database, non-relational (NoSQL) database and ORMs/ODMs.
  • Good knowledge of HTTP and RESTful API design and architecture
  • Experience with unit and integration testing, and testing frameworks/libraries.
  • Experience with, or understanding of CI/CD pipelines, Message Queue technology such as RabbitMQ or Redis, AWS infrastructure services, Docker.
  • A strong understanding of backend performance, scalability and security.
  • Collaborative – drive cooperation and teamwork in achieving solutions.

Application Closing Date
16th April, 2021.

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