Jumia Nigeria Vacancy for Senior PHP Developer

Jumia Group is a leading global incubator of start-ups. We started operating in Africa in 2012 and since then have launched multiple successful companies, such as Jumia, Jumia Market, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs, Jumia Car, Jumia Services.

We are currently looking for talented people to join our team and embark on an exciting journey in the core of business development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior PHP Developer
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Lagos

  • Be part of an agile team that develops smart logistics solutions on a service oriented architecture using state-of-the-art technologies.

In particular you will:

  • Work closely with a multidisciplinary team (Backend developers, DevOps, QA engineers, Product Owners) oriented to continuous delivery
  • Take ownership for your code to be qualitatively high and you will support your colleagues in code reviews.
  • Work across the entire product life cycle: concept, design, development, deployment, testing, release, support
  • Write module, well-organized code.
  • Construct and verify (unit test) software components to meet design specifications
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules
  • Rapidly fix bugs and solve problems

Required Skills

  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Excellent communication skills and being able to work independently or in a full team

Professional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in web development with Object Oriented Programming
  • Working knowledge of MVC frameworks (Zend Framework, Yii, Symfony2 or similar)
  • Clear understanding of the Internet Protocol Suite
  • Excellent knowledge of PHP5 or other OOP language
  • Proficient with MySQL or other leading RDBMS
  • Experienced in web server-side and client-side technologies
  • Experienced in Version Control technologies (GIT, SVN)
  • Aware of Performance and Security topics on web development

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures



How to Apply
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