Senior Backend Developer at the Concept Group


The Concept Group is a holding company for companies established in 1992. Subsidiaries under the Group include: Rosabon Financial Services – Nigeria’s Leading Financial Intermediary and Equipment Leasing Company, Concept Nova – Bespoke Enterprise IT Solutions Company, Percy Aitkins – Bureau De Change.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Backend Developer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The senior software engineer will be actively involved in the design, development, configuration, maintenance, testing and deployment of software for the Concept Group, its companies and their clients.
  • The engineer is expected to lead intermediate and junior developers.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate actively in requirements gathering and analysis
  • Work with business analyst to determine the best part of solutions to be implemented
  • Actively participate in requirement gathering process
  • Collaborate with the relevant teams and departments to produce software design and architecture
  • Write clean, readable and testable code that is scalable and well documented
  • Review code from junior and intermediate developers.
  • Maintain, update, refactor and debug new and existing codes
  • Test and deploy applications and systems
  • Serve as an expert within your area of competence
  • Provide technical support when necessary
  • Keep up to date with the terminology, concepts and best practices for coding
  • Develop ideas for new programs, products, or features by monitoring industry developments and trends
  • Record and report data to the appropriate parties, such as clients, leadership or management
  • Commit to continuous improvement, education and training to remain current on best practices, new programming languages, and to better assist other team members
  • Take lead on projects when necessary.
  • Mentor new developers.
  • Appraise the performance of junior and intermediate developers.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other related fields
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in backend software development using PHP and MySQL or any other backend languages
  • 2+ years experience working with Laravel and/or Lumen or Express or Django and/or Django Rest Framwork
  • Experience in NodeJS, ReactJS and MongoDB would be a plus.

Job Knowledge:

  • How to setup a local development environment
  • Project deployment via FTP or git
  • Relational database structure and design
  • Clean, readable, testable and scalable codes
  • Familiarity with agile using scrum
  • Understanding of design patterns
  • Create and consume RESTful APIs

Skills / Competencies:

  • Working knowledge of PHP, Laravel/Lumen, Javascript, Node.js, MySQL and MongoDB
  • Working understanding of frontend web technologies like HTML5, CSS3 and VanillaJS
  • Proficient knowledge of version control & SSH
  • Deep technical understanding of RESTful API’s
  • Working experience with cloud hosting platforms
  • Understanding of object-oriented PHP programming

Application Closing Date
25th November, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


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