The Lendsqr Engineering team is looking for an exceptional candidate to take on the role of Backend Engineer. This is an exciting role responsible for writing web services and APIs used by frontend and mobile application engineers. The key requirement for this position is a growth-oriented mindset and commitment to excellence.

Job Position: Backend Engineer

Job Location: Nigeria

Job Responsibilities

  1. Implement, test, deliver, and maintain product features (new and existing)
  2. Create technical reports on feature implementations
  3. Research on existing/new product features and areas of improvement
  4. Commit to creating and maintaining secure coding practices (and standards)
  5. Provide support for product features (when needed)

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years experience post NYSC performing similar functions
  • Good knowledge of Javascript for the backend (NodeJS) [Typescript is a plus]
  • Good, working, knowledge of a Git
  • Good, working, knowledge of the SQL query language (MySQL flavor). [Knowledge and understanding of ORMs is a plus]
  • Good, working, knowledge of NoSQL databases (MongoDB especially). [Knowledge and understanding of ODMs is a plus]
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements


  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  2. Creativity and resourcefulness
  3. Organizational and time management skills
  4. High analytical and problem-solving skills
  5. Detail-oriented and quick to learn
  6. The ability to work independently and as part of a team

Compensation Structure

  1. Base pay
  2. Incentive pay
  3. Other company benefits as defined by policy

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

Tagged as: Engineering, Information Technology, Technical