Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited) is a leading telecommunications services provider in Nigeria headquartered in Lagos, the commercial nerve-centre of Nigeria. The telco ranks amongst the top four mobile service providers in terms of subscribers with a customer base of more than 39.8 million. The company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce and enterprise services.

Job Position: AADL Engineer – Backend

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  1. As a Backend software developer/Engineer, you will interact with the engineering team to solve problems and build, extend, optimize and refactor the back-end architecture of our growing products. This will involve working on our existing codebase along with new projects.
  2. Airtel Africa Digital Labs (AADL) has a highly passionate engineering-driven environment where your contribution will be felt immediately.
  3. All teams at AADL are involved in every part of our development life cycle.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Brainstorm, contribute new ideas, conceive innovative strategies, and implement solutions to difficult problems.
  2. Own the entire development lifecycle as you prototype, create, optimize, test, launch, and refine. Build features that will reach millions of users.
  3. Play a critical role in ensuring modular and scalable design and architecture of Backend Applications.
  4. Keeping up to date with best industry practices and lead adopting new technologies.
  5. Set high standards for monitoring and getting to know challenges faced by customers and improving the experience.
  6. In nutshell you will “Discover, Design, Develop, Deploy, Debug. Repeat!”

Job Requirements

  1. B.E / B.Tech in Computer Science or Information Technology with Demonstrated experience of 5+ years in Backend – Java development.
  2. Proficiency in Computer Science fundamentals – object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm – design, and complexity analysis.
  3. Experience in developing RESTful APIs.
  4. Strong understanding on both Monolithic and Micro Services architectures. Hands-on experience in developing and deploying Micro Services components preferably using Spring boot.
  5. Experience with version control system such as Git & Bitbucket.
  6. Experience with SQL/NoSQL databases.

Required Skills:

  1. Excellent Java skills, Understanding of Spring framework & MVC approach.
  2. Strong knowledge of Performance optimization and caching techniques.
  3. Strong Object Oriented Programming concepts, data structure and algorithms.
  4. Good experience with databases and Schema design.
  5. Knowledge on Postman and SoapUi.
  6. Knowledge on build tools like Maven & Gradle.
  7. Nice to have Jenkins and CI/CD Knowledge.
  8. Lastly, it’s important to have fun! Bringing a sense of humor and camaraderie to the team allows for good relationships and communication to flourish.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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