Maritime & Shipping

Back End Developer at a Shipping and Cargo Handling Company

Value Edge Management Service Limited – Our client, a Shipping and Cargo Handling company, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Back End Developer

Location: Apapa, Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Role Summary

  • The Back End Developer will responsible for designing and implementing high-quality software in line with established policies and technology stack.

This role will carry out some or all of the following activities:

  • Maintaining documentation, ensuring that the knowledge acquired is available across the organization and built into the squads as a discipline
  • Supporting the architecture function in designing performant and resilient products
  • Develop performant, efficient and reliable applications
  • Design, code, verify, test, document, amend and refactor complex software.
  • Participate in estimation and planning work with an adaptive (iterative/agile) approach.
  • Staying up to date with the latest tech innovations and evaluating their value
  • Developing fast, scalable, reliable, and efficient apps
  • Making sure engineering policies and selected tools are adhered to
  • Making sure agreed test coverage is implemented and daily progress communicated
  • Keeping code repositories and Version Control up to date.


  • B.Sc in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Agile certifications are desirable.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience building commercial applications in Node.js
  • Strong proficiency with JavaScript
  • Knowledge of Node.js frameworks (e.g. Express)
  • Understanding the nature of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workarounds
  • Experience with AWS services like Lambda is desirable
  • Experience working with an agile framework (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Experience using DevOps principles and automation practices
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as HTML5, and CSS3
  • RDBMS experience
  • Commercial Experience of developing distributed systems using a messaging-based architecture (ideally RabbitMQ or SQS).

Technical & People Skills:

  • Node.js 10+
  • ASP.NETin vb.NET WCF language
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript/JQuery
  • Good knowledge of XML, JSON
  • Good knowledge of Web services .net knowledge
  • Good Knowledge of Team Foundation Server (client side)
  • Agile, Scrum, BDD, TDD, Pull Request, CI/CD
  • Good working knowledge of unit testing & integration testing frameworks
  • Excellent communication skills (oral/written)
  • Collaborative and keen to share knowledge with others.

Deadline: 2nd August, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: or using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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