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Title: Backend Developer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Posted At: 22nd Apr, 2021

About mDoc 

mDoc is digital health social enterprise that leverages behavioral science, technology and quality improvement methodologies to provide improve access to quality healthcare for people with chronic health needs. We are seeking knowledgeable health coaches to join our team. Our goal is to augment the knowledge and capability of healthcare providers and health consumers to ensure longer, happier and healthier lives across sub-Saharan Africa. mDoc aims to further build capability and to support physicians to provide education and tools to patients to improve self-management. Our ethos is etched in the belief that augmenting the healthcare & technology landscape is paramount to helping Africa unlock its true potential. We are on a mission to transform how African healthcare consumers receive the support they need to live longer, healthier, happier and more productive lives. 

Job Description 

We are looking for a solid Back-End Web Developer responsible for managing the exchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be development of all server- side logic, definition and maintenance of the database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your coworkers into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well. 


  • Strong understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3 
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developer with server-side logic 
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use 
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability 
  • Implementation of security and data protection 
  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions 

Skills and Qualifications 

  • Intermediate understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 
  • Strong understanding accessibility, security and HIPAA compliance 
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments 
  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system 
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes 
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting 
  • Setup and administration of backups 
  • Outputting data in different formats 
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform 
  • Strong ability to create database schemas that represent and support business processes 
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests 
  • Expert knowledge of a back-end programming language Node JS, PHP
  • Hands-on experience in Mongo DB and MySQL databases
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git, Bitbucket 
  • Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles 
  • Understanding of "session management" in a distributed server environment 


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (top tier bootcamp grads welcome) 

To apply, please send to [email protected]: 

  • A resume or curriculum vitae. 

  • A 1-2 paragraph response in your email indicating why this job is compelling to you.