Senior Backend Developer Job at LifeBank

LifeBank is a healthcare technology and logistics company that’s in the business of saving lives. We believe that no African should die from a shortage of essential medical products at the hospital level, and we are on a mission to solve this. LifeBank is currently working on the blood shortage problem in Nigeria by connecting hospitals to blood banks, and blood banks to donors. We do this by hosting blood drives and by delivering blood in less than 55 minutes, in a WHO and EU recommended cold-chain, to hospitals.Lag

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Senior Backend Developer

Job Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are seeking an experienced Senior Backend Developer to join our dynamic team. As a Senior Backend Developer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the server-side components of our Services.
  • You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including front-end developers, product managers, and designers, to deliver high-quality and scalable solutions.


  • Design and develop robust and scalable backend systems using PHP, MySQL, Node.js, and NoSQL databases.
  • Collaborate with front-end developers, product managers, and designers to understand project requirements and translate them into technical specifications.
  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code, following best practices and coding standards.
  • Conduct code reviews and provide constructive feedback to junior developers.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies, and evaluate their potential impact on our development stack.
  • Mentor and guide junior developers, sharing your knowledge and expertise to help them grow professionally.
  • Optimize application performance and troubleshoot production issues.
  • Develop and maintain APIs and web services to support front-end functionalities.
  • Implement security and data protection measures to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of user information.
  • Collaborate with the DevOps team to deploy and maintain applications on cloud platforms, such as AWS or GCP.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field. Equivalent work experience will be considered.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Proven experience as a Backend Developer, with a focus on PHP, MySQL, Node.js, and NoSQL databases.
  • Strong knowledge of frameworks, such as Slim or Express.
  • Knowledge of containerization technologies, like Docker, and experience with container orchestration platforms is a plus.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently or collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in database design and query optimization using MySQL and NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB or Redis.
  • Experience building RESTful APIs and web services.
  • Solid understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Familiarity with version control systems, such as Git.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

N500,000 - N550,000 Monthly.

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

Note: If you are a motivated and experienced Backend Developer looking to take the next step in your career, we would love to hear from you. Join our team and contribute to the development of innovative web applications using cutting-edge technologies.

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