Full Stack Developer

Full Stack Developer

Job Title: Full Stack Developer
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Summary

The Full Stack Developer at Purple Star Consulting Limited, will be responsible for producing scalable software solutions and be part of a team responsible for the full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment, ensuring the responsiveness of applications and working alongside graphic designers for web design features, amongst other duties.

Key Functions/Responsibilities

  • Develop front-end website architecture.
  • Design user interactions on web pages.
  • Develop back-end website applications.
  • Write effective APIs
  • Create servers and databases for functionality.
  • Responsible for the design, development, and implementation of organisational information systems and software applications
  • Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design enhancements to existing applications throughout the enterprise as required
  • Implement caching mechanisms to improve application performance.
  • Work on both new and existing IT related projects, ensuring consistency and scalability.
  • Communicate project progress, challenges, and timelines effectively to the Managing Partner.
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software
  • Maintain code integrity and organization through code reviews and best practices.
  • Collaborate with HR consultants to develop and integrate HR-related software solutions.
  • Assist in the development of methods and procedures for compiling and analysing data for reports and special projects.
  • Support the successful and timely delivery of IT HR-related projects and priorities.
  • Maintain compliance with all company and regulatory policies, especially those related to data security and protection.
  • Stay abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages to meet the specific needs of Purple Star Consulting Limited.
  • Complete any other tasks that may be assigned from time to time

Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Software Development or any related technical field
  • At least 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in developing desktop and mobile applications
  • Familiar with common stacks
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g., HTML/CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery)
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g., C#, Java, Python, Ruby, PHP) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Angular, React, Node.js)
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g., MySQL, MongoDB, Oracle), web servers (e.g., Apache) and UI/UX design
  • A strong desire to learn a multitude of technologies and programming languages with a can-do attitude.
  • Problem solving and organisational skills with ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative office environment alongside other engineers and developers
  • Good project management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Proficiency in information and data gathering
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Able to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to reason logically
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Ability to plan, organise, direct, and coordinate own work
  • Experience in building web applications
  • Experience in designing and integrating RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of Ruby, Java/JRuby, React, and JavaScript
  • Excellent debugging and optimization skills
  • Experience in unit/integration testing


  • Relevant postgraduate degree
  • Relevant professional certifications e.g., Information Technology Infrastructure Library, Information Technology Service Management, Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker etc.