Backend Developer, PHP Laravel

February 15, 2023

Job Description

  • Lagos

DGB Group

DGB Group – A leading global carbon offsetting company, DGB is a purpose-driven company that turns reforestation into high-impact investments by combining shareholder value with positive social impact. We plan to reforest the world at scale and bring back nature where it cannot return unaided.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Backend Developer – PHP Laravel
Location: Lagos (Remote)
Job type: Full-time

As a PHP Laravel Developer you join our software development team and are responsible for writing and updating server-side web application logic. You will develop back-end components, connect the application to other web services, and develop REST APIs for the front end.
The Laravel developer at DGB builds web applications for our company. In this role, you will design and create projects using Laravel framework and PHP, and assist the team in delivering high-quality web applications, services, and tools for our business. You should be adept at utilizing Laravel's GUI and be able to design a PHP application from start to finish.
A top-notch Laravel developer will be able to leverage their expertise and experience of the framework to independently produce complete solutions in a short turnaround time.

Tasks & Responsibilities

Maintain and develop large and complex back-end systems for feature-rich SPA web applications
Designing and building web applications using Laravel.
Troubleshooting issues in the implementation and debug builds.
Testing functionality for users and the backend.
Write reusable, efficient, and testable PHP code
Integrate software with existing systems
Research new technologies and approaches to better improve application code
Assist in the definition of application architecture
Work closely with Frontend developers, UX/UI designers, and the Quality Assurance team
Provide documentation of delivered requirements


Candidates must possess at least Bachelor's / Degree in Computer Science / Information Technology or equivalent.
4-5 Years of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
Must have strong knowledge of object-oriented programming and various software design patterns
Must have strong knowledge of PHP-Laravel
Must have strong knowledge of SQL databases such as MySQL
Must have experience with code versioning tools such as Git
Must have strong knowledge of Laravel framework
Must have experience with REST API development
Experience with Amazon Web Services is a plus
Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3, is a plus
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and with a tea
In-depth knowledge of Scrum and Agile Software Development Methodology
Working knowledge of product development architecture
Proficiency in the use of analytic tools
Ability to prioritize effectively
Excellent knowledge of user-centered design principles
Excellent oral and written communication
Ability to work with large teams
Understanding of design quality standards


Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
Work From Home
Training & Development

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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