Backend Engineer

SeedFi, a lending technology firm improving the lending experience for customers and developing solutions to improve risk management for lenders is seeking a talented and experienced Mid-Level Backend Engineer with expertise in Node.js to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in building scalable and robust backend services and will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain, and optimize backend services and APIs using Node.js. 
  • Collaborate with frontend developers, product managers, and other stakeholders to deliver high-quality software solutions. 
  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code following best practices. 
  • Participate in code reviews, providing constructive feedback to peers. 
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications to ensure optimal performance and scalability. 
  • Contribute to the design and architecture of new features and systems. 
  • Implement and maintain automated testing frameworks. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in backend development with Node.js. 

Technical Skills

  • Proficiency in JavaScript, TypeScript, NodeJS, PostgreSQL. 
  • Experience with Express.js or other Node.js frameworks. 
  • Understanding of asynchronous programming and event-driven architectures. 
  • Familiarity with RESTful API design and development. 
  • Experience with databases such as PostgreSQL, or MySQL. 
  • Knowledge of version control systems, particularly Git. 
  • Understanding of containerization technologies like Docker. 
  • Experience with cloud services (AWS, GCP, Azure) is a plus.
  • Experience with microservices architecture. 
  • Familiarity with GraphQL. 
  • Knowledge of message brokers (e.g., RabbitMQ, Kafka). 
  • Experience with CI/CD tools like Jenkins, GitLab CI, or CircleCI. 
  • Understanding of security best practices in backend development. 
  • Contributions to open-source projects. 

Soft Skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail. 
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. 
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and continuously improve.
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time Hybrid
Job Location: Lagos

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