Senior Backend Engineer Is Currently Needed At Traction Apps

Senior Backend Engineer Is Currently Needed At Traction Apps

Traction Apps is a technology company focused on technology solutions for SMEs relating to merchant management and payments. Traction Apps is a division of Traction Venture Partners Limited, a venture building platform seeking to build and enable a B2B ecosystem in emerging markets. Traction is a mission-driven, fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment, led by ex McKinsey consultants. The company presents a rich opportunity for our team members to drive meaningful growth and address real problems.

We are currently recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Backend Engineer

Location: Lagos
Work Type: Full Time

Job Description:

  • We are looking for driven passionate problem solvers and self-starters to join our team.
  • In this role, you will be responsible for leading the development and execution of best-in-class people strategies which will drive Traction forward as an employer of choice and support the organization in achieving its vision, mission, and strategic goals.

Overview of the Role

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server- side logic
  • Writing reusable, testable, readable and efficient code
  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications and APIs
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Integration of data storage solutions which may include databases, key-value stores, blob stores, etc.
  • Participation in the process of creating technical specifications
  • Integration and unit testing developed code
  • Mentoring fellow developers
  • Actively taking part in the research of new technologies and solutions
  • Working closely together with front-end developers
  • Owning delivery end-to-end and releasing code to several deployment environments without hitches or inconsistencies.
  • Treating team success as personal success
  • Translating learning into systematic improvement
  • The development of tests and documentation as required
  • Integration of external services where necessary

 Attributes of the Ideal Candidate

  • 4 – 7 years’ experience in backend engineering
  • Experience designing APIs taking a RESTful approach and provide adequate documentation for API users
  • Preferred stack is Golang, NodeJS, Java
  • Experience with Test Driven Development and writing high coverage tests
  • Ability to deploy code, manage, monitor and scale servers required. AWS Experience is preferred
  • Experience with containerization. Docker, Kubernetes similar technologies a plus. Computer Science or related degree
  • A track record of responsibility and an ability to think critically though difficult technical problems
  • Golang experience preferred but not compulsory
  • Experience working in fin-tech industry a plus

Why Traction

  • Join a high potential organization. This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly scaling business where we expect you to approach things differently, and solve problems for business owners
  • Meaningful Rewards: Competitive Base Pay, Flexible Leave Plan, Health Insurance
  • Captain your career path. Live, work, and breathe in an environment with limitless opportunities for growth, both professionally and personally. A personal learning budget used to invest in your growth
  • The Best Team. Working with a motivated and talented team plus regular team bonding events

Our Values:

  • Ownership: Everyone’s responsible for the company’s overall success
  • Innovation: You continue to seek ways of solving problems
  • Growth Mindset: You keep pursuing growth and learning
  • Team Spirit: You are responsible for building a positive and valuable team
  • Ethical Standard: You observe high ethical standards towards colleagues and customers.

Application Deadline:
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

NB: Traction Apps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company does not and will not discriminate in employment on any basis prohibited by applicable law.

Senior Backend Engineer Is Currently Needed At Traction Apps

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