Back-End Engineer Job at Kobo360


Kobo360 is a tech-enabled digital logistics platform that aggregates end-to-end haulage operations to help cargo owners, truck owners and drivers, and cargo recipients to achieve an efficient supply chain framework. Through an all-in-one robust logistics ecosystem, Kobo uses big data and technology to reduce logistics frictions, empowering rural farmers to earn more by reducing farm wastages and helping manufacturers of all sizes to find new markets

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Back-End Engineer
Job Location:
 Nigeria

Job Description

  • We are looking for a Back-End Web Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users.
  • Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.
  • You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by other developers into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.

Responsibilities

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions

Skills and Qualifications

  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, such as LESS and SASS
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Setup and administration of backups
  • Outputting data in different formats
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient knowledge of a back-end programming language one or more of PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles
  • Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@kobo360.com

Note: Even though no degree is listed, we certainly appreciate you may have one. But in this business, what matters is what you can do. You will certainly like to be part of this. So, apply.