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AADL Engineer – Backend at Airtel Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria Job Vacancies (7 Positions)
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Airtel Nigeria


AADL Engineer – Backend at Airtel Nigeria

AADL Engineer – Backend at Airtel Nigeria

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: AADL Engineer – Backend

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • 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.
  • Airtel Africa Digital Labs (AADL) has a highly passionate engineering-driven environment where your contribution will be felt immediately.
  • All teams at AADL are involved in every part of our development life cycle.

Key Responsibilities

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

Academic Qualifications and Experience

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

Required Skills:

  • Excellent Java skills, Understanding of Spring framework & MVC approach.
  • Strong knowledge of Performance optimization and caching techniques.
  • Strong Object Oriented Programming concepts, data structure and algorithms.
  • Good experience with databases and Schema design.
  • Knowledge on Postman and SoapUi.
  • Knowledge on build tools like Maven & Gradle.
  • Nice to have Jenkins and CI/CD Knowledge.
  • 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.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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