Location(s): Nigeria / Lagos

Category: Application Development

Level: Professional

Job Type: Full-Time

Min. Qualification: HND

Min. Years of Experience: 1-2

Start date: 01/02/2018

Duration: Fulltime/Long-term

Job Description

We are looking for a PHP Developer responsible for managing back-end services and 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 your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.


  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • Integration of data storage solutions

Desired Qualities


  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks (CodeIngiter)
  • Understanding the fully synchronous behavior of PHP
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance 
  • Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.

Corporate Values

  • Leadership – Do what’s right, even if it’s tough
  • Collaboration – Leverage our collective genius, be a team
  • Transparency – Be real
  • Accountability – Recognize that if it is to be, it’s up to me
  • Passion – Show commitment in heart and mind
  • Advocacy – Earn trust and business
  • Quality – Ensure what we do, we do well

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