MAKA is a community commerce platform for fashion and beauty, enabling everyone to discover their style, feel represented & express their individuality. We are changing how consumers in Africa shop for fashion & beauty. MAKA is a fashion & beauty marketplace where trusted creators can live-stream & sell directly to consumers. Shoppers can buy through live-streams, on-demand videos, or directly from the catalog. We are a venture-backed startup building the future of e-commerce. We are committed to creating an extraordinary software company, team and place to work!

Job Position: Senior Backend Engineer

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • MAKA is hiring an entrepreneurial and experienced Backend Engineer to join our team and work towards making our vision a reality.

Job Responsibilities

  1. You will write the core code that drives our product experiences: from API integrations to recommendations, and a whole lot more. Your work will balance deploying quickly with accuracy & scalability
  2. You will troubleshoot and debug issues to ensure a seamless end-user experience
  3. You will integrate technical and design requirements to produce a world-class product
  4. You will create reusable code and libraries for future use
  5. You will contribute to a healthy engineering team culture

Job Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience as a backend developer, with at least 3 years of experience with JavaScript: Node.js, NestJS
  • Experience working with AWS, Docker, TypeORM
  • Experience with micro services architecture and securely integrating 3rd party APIs.

Who you are:

  1. You are comfortable in an early-stage startup and are eager to scale with a fast-growing business
  2. You can prioritise and adjust tech investments with an eye to the short- and long-term
  3. You are a skilled communicator and can clearly articulate technical designs and trade-offs with technical and non-technical team members
  4. You are collaborative, enjoy working in a team and contributing to a healthy culture
  5. You are passionate about building world-class products.

How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their Resume to: careers@makalive.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: The years of experience are not negotiable – please do not apply unless you have the requisite full-time work experience

Tagged as: Engineering, Information Technology