Laravel Backend Developer
Job Description

We are seeking a skilled Laravel/PHP Backend Developer to join our software team. The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of 3 years of professional experience in developing web applications using Laravel and PHP. As a Laravel/PHP Backend Developer, you will be an integral part of a dedicated team responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the server-side logic of our web applications.

  • Develop and manage server-side code for web applications using Laravel and PHP
  • Collaborate with front-end developers and stakeholders to define project requirements and implement new features.
  • Design and optimize database schemas and queries for efficient data storage and retrieval.
  • Develop RESTful APIs and integrate third-party APIs into the application architecture.
  • Implement authentication and authorization mechanisms for data security and access control.
  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code adhering to professional best practices and standards.
  • Conduct thorough testing and debugging to ensure high-quality, error-free code.
  • Identify and resolve software defects and performance bottlenecks.
  • Stay updated with emerging technologies and industry trends, proposing enhancements for better functionality and performance.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to meet project deadlines and deliverables.
  • Document technical specifications and system designs.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Strong proficiency in PHP and the Laravel framework with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience.
  • Experience with relational databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL) and efficient SQL query writing.
  • Solid understanding of RESTful API development and integration.
  • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • Knowledge of software development best practices, coding standards, and design patterns.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
  • Ability to share knowledge with team members, including entry-level developers.

Application Process: Interested candidates are requested to send their CV and cover letter to

Address the cover letter to,
The Vice Chancellor,
Veritas University, Abuja.
Head, ICT Unit,
Veritas University, Abuja.