Software Engineer Backend at Youverify Incorporated

Software Engineer at Youverify Incorporated


Youverify is a leading provider of digital identity management and supports innovative Private security companies, Government agencies, FinTech companies, and top tier banks manage KYC, AML in a safe and regulatory compliant manner. Youverify’s mission is to be the most reliable source of identity, address and background data verification. Since been peer-selected by cohort members of Village Capital PayPal Fintech 2018, Youverify has to shift the verification landscape with our product offerings. As a company that provides modern and compliant identity and address verification services for government, global enterprises and start-ups, Youverify knows first- how difficult it may be for businesses to verify the identity of their customers, staffs and partners and we want to help to make this process as simple and easy as possible. This is a unique opportunity to work in a fast-growing and product driven environment using new technologies and frameworks as we continue building our identity verification solution.

Youverify is looking for a qualified candidate to join the Technology team to build the next-generation applications to solving complex problems and work with a world-class engineering and product team to deliver innovative products for our users.

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Software Engineer Backend

Location: Yaba, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

What a typical week may look like at Youverify:

  • Design and implement new features and enhancements using NodeJS
  • Fix bugs assigned during the sprint planning process
  • Debugging and Improvement of existing systems
  • Expand our micro-services architecture
  • Management of all 3rd tool relationships and integrations from a technical aspect. i.e. SMS providers, Email, APIs, Finance tools, Marketing tools, Business tools, AWS etc.
  • Design, innovate and solve complex problems inherent in operating a high scale classifieds platform
  • Play a key in reviewing and approving the work of your peers as part of the software development process
  • Interact with product owners, partners and business stakeholders to understand and develop requirements


  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 4+ years’ experience working with NodeJS
  • Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management
  • Working knowledge of gRPC and buffers
  • Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics
  • Familiarity with containerization infrastructure (Docker), Caching (Redis), API gateway (KrakenD), orchestration (Kubernetes), Distributed tracing (Jaeger), Service mesh (LinkerD) and observability
  • Knowledge of microservices (or SOA), Docker, and/or distributed systems.
  • Good working knowledge ofNoSQL systems (MongoDB, Elastic, Cassandra), Relational Database Systems (MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Oracle), Messaging Systems (RabbitMQ), Kafka
  • Experience with managing and deploying applications on AWS/DigitalOcean/GCP
  • Intermediate of and testing, and testing frameworks/libraries — Mocha, Jest etc
  • Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its
  • Experience having worked with at least one Web Framework for your language of choice
  • Comfort and familiarity with code editor and formatting tools
  • Familiarity with at least one web server technology — (ex: Apache, Nginx)
  • Working knowledge of at least one CI/CD tool — Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI, Github Action
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N250,000 – N350,000 monthly.



How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV including link to your GitHub profile and portfolio to: using the job title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted


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