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Mid-Level Full Stack Software Engineer at Salad Africa (Techstars 22)

Salad

Salad

Software Engineering
Nigeria
Posted on Tuesday, May 7, 2024

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Mid-Level Full Stack Software Engineer

Job Description:

  • We are seeking a talented and experienced Mid-Level Full Stack Software Engineer to join our dynamic team.
  • As a Full Stack Software Engineer, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining both the frontend and backend components of our web applications.
  • You will work closely with our product manager and designer to deliver high-quality software solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain scalable and performant web applications using modern web technologies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, define technical solutions, and implement features.
  • Implement responsive and user-friendly frontend interfaces using Next.js and other relevant frontend frameworks.
  • Develop robust and efficient backend APIs using Express.js or NestJS, ensuring security, reliability, and scalability.
  • Write clean, maintainable, and well-documented code following best practices and coding standards.
  • Conduct code reviews, provide constructive feedback and mentor junior team members.
  • Optimize application performance and troubleshoot issues to ensure smooth operation in production environments.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies, tools, and trends in web development.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3+ years of professional experience in full-stack web development.
  • Proficiency in JavaScript/TypeScript programming languages.
  • Strong understanding of frontend technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and modern frontend frameworks (e.g., Next.js).
  • Experience building and consuming RESTful APIs.
  • Solid understanding of backend development concepts and experience with Node.js
  • frameworks such as Express.js or NestJS.
  • Experience with database technologies such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, or MongoDB.
  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git) and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with GraphQL and Apollo Client.
  • Knowledge of serverless architecture and cloud computing platforms (e.g.Vercel, Digitialocean).
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with testing frameworks (e.g., Jest, Mocha) and test-driven development (TDD).
  • Understanding of software design patterns and architectural principles.

Method of Application

Interested candidates should send their applications to careers@saladafrica.com

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