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Java Software Engineer (Remote) at Techie Planet Limited

Techie Planet is a technology solutions company providing software products and services including web and mobile software development, blockchain solutions, cloud computing, data analytics, and digital transformation. Our mission is to keep providing the technology solutions that enable commerce in Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Java Software Engineer

Location: Lagos (Remote)
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

  • We are looking for a highly skilled software engineer with experience in building web applications in Java.
  • This role involves analyzing user requirements and business objectives, determining application features and functionality, implementing enterprise application logic, back-end services, web services, algorithms, database integration, among other duties.


  • Translate application requirements, use cases and user stories into functional applications
  • Design, implement, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Java based applications
  • Develop efficient, well-tested and reusable Java codes and modules
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications developed
  • Integration with databases (SQL and NoSQL)
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end and mobile app engineers
  • Collaborate with other team members in brainstorming sessions to define, design, test and ship application features
  • Identify, correct bottlenecks and fix bugs on new and existing applications
  • Help maintain code quality and organization by doing code reviews.

Skills / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree / HND qualification.
  • 2 years of working experience in a role using similar technologies
  • Ample experience working on open source software code and/or blockchain development are preferable qualities for the role.
  • Proficiency with Springboot is a must.
  • Highly proficient in Java language for solving complex algorithmic and information system problems
  • Extensive experience developing with the Spring Boot Java web application framework
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Familiarity with various design and architectural patterns such as MVC, REST, Observer, Factory patterns
  • Familiarity with core Java and Springboot engineering concepts such as JPA, Dependency management, lambdas, optionals, among others
  • Experience in using Springboot with both SQL and NoSQL databases especially while making use of an ORM technology e.g. Hibernate
  • Comfortable with usage of data structures for solving algorithmic problems
  • Knowledge of concurrency and multi-threading in Java
  • Understanding of database migration and seeding in Java/Springboot
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support complex business models
  • Good understanding of programming conventions for writing secure, easily readable, and maintainable Java code
  • Familiarity with automated testing libraries like Junit and Mockito
  • Proficiency with code versioning with Git and build tools such as Maven and Gradle
  • Intermediate understanding of front-end technologies, such as AngularJS, ReactJs or VueJS
  • A good grasp of other languages such as PHP or Node.js is a distinct advantage.

You will stand out if you have:

  • Experience with implementation, customization and extension of open source software
  • The ability to develop blockchain solutions using Rust or Solidity

Deadline: 4th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: using ”Java Software Engineer Application” as the subject of the email.

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