Real Estate Retail / Sales

PHP/Laravel 5 Software Developer Job Vacancy at formerly is a world-class real estate property center platform powered by the consolidation of and Jumia House Nigeria (formerly Lamudi) which was acquired by in October 2017.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: PHP/Laravel 5 Software Developer
Ikeja Lagos
Job Type: Full Time
Job field: I.T

Job Mission

  • Your mission is to build best of breed software products and services for the Property Vertical

Key Responsibilities

  • Proficiency in MySQL, Redis, Mongodb, Memcached and related storage technologies.
  • Team player and willing to go beyond the call of duty when the need arises.
  • Tenacity and the ability to solve complex software bugs.
  • Design, innovate and solve complex problems inherent in operating a high scale classifieds platform.
  • Spec and implement new features and enhancements within our software stack (AWS, PHP Laravel, MySQL, HTML, CSS and Javascript)
  • Competent with cloud computing, Amazon Web Services ideally.
  • Experience with DevOps, Continuous Integration, Git and Linux.
  • Work closely with DevOps
  • Participate in the scrum planning, process and daily stand-ups.
  • Deliver software according to agreed timelines
  • Seasoned communicator as regards technical and business/ functional aspects of assigned work.
  • Be comfortable working in an agile and fast-paced environment.
  • Ensure high tests coverage for Backend, Frontend and API
  • Play a key role in reviewing and approving work of your peers as part of the software development process.
  • Use prescribed tools and work according to the established software development process.
  • Experience with PHP, specifically OOP and Laravel >5.0 and highly competent in software design patterns.


  • Keep abreast with industry trends, new technologies and best practise in the software development space.
  • Constantly innovate and raise the bar of software quality.
  • Proactively improve products, systems, processes
  • Key Relationships


  • Qualification: BA/BSc/MSc/
  • Experience: 3-5 years
  • JavaScript including frameworks like React
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • Unit Testing
  • Git
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (e.g. Jenkins, TravisCI)
  • AWS (or similar cloud services)
  • PHP / OOP (minimum of 3 years)
  • MySQL / relational databases (min 3 years)
  • Laravel 5



How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to:


Application Deadline 3rd September, 2018.

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