Senior Backend Engineer


  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Integration of data storage solutions {may include databases, key-value stores, blob stores, etc.}
  • Work as part of a team developing applications and services using Agile development methods
  • Contribute to team and organizational improvements in process and infrastructure
  • Build customer-facing UI and back-end services for payment processing administration and management


  • Strong understanding of technical architecture and performance
  • At lease 7 years of experience
  • Understands that the correct answer to "Microservice or monolith is
  • Strong Javascript skills - including node-express
  • Experience building multiple high-traffic Express API's deployed in production
  • Experience doing the above in AdonisJS is a plus
  • Strong ability to take a problem, break it down into its component pieces and solve the problem
  • Curiosity and versatility. You do not identify as "I only do XYZ job" and are ready, willing, and even eager to try new things and try your hand at different parts of the tech stack.
  • Experience working on front-end, back-end, mobile, and DevOps is a plus
  • Excellent collaboration, communication and teamwork skills
  • Respectful in all interactions - internally and externally
  • Smart, good to work with, and gets things done
  • Critical thinker, who is highly self-directed and brings a sense of ownership to everything they do
We are an outsourcing service that connects your great ideas to trusted and highly vetted Software developers, UI/UX Designers and IT Support staff. Our service is ideal for all sizes of organisations from startups to large corporations that need competent Plug N Play engineers on their team without going through the hassle of recruitment, payroll, pensions and bonuses. All our people go through a rigorous assessment process to ensure you only get to work with the best of the best in Africa. Our value proposition is simple; With Cousant Connect, you will only get extremely competent programmers/designers and definitely no cowboys.