Sanlam Nigeria Application Development Graduate Programme 2023 is ongoing. Sanlam Nigeria invites applications from suitable candidates for its 2023 Application Development Graduate Programme. Are you a young IT graduate seeking to build your career in an evolving and stable business environment? If your answer to the above questions is affirmative, you are welcome to join the Graduate Programme.
Sanlam Nigeria, a member of the Sanlam Group in South Africa, is a leading financial services institution in Nigeria, successfully transforming the Nigeria Insurance space and distinguishing itself by delivering exceptional services.
Applications are invited for the position below:
Title: Graduate Programme – Application Development
Job Code: NGSL/LAG/000002
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Information Technology (IT)
Are you a young IT graduate seeking to build your career in an evolving and stable business environment?
Do you have the propensity and drive for results, passion for excellence and appetite to learn in new environments?
If your answer to the above questions is affirmative, you are welcome to join ‘The Sanlam Nigeria Information Technology Graduate Programme‘.
Application development and practical experience in front and backend development with skills for utilising technologies like React.js, Laravel, Node.js, and PHP and working with databases to support software development teams across diverse projects.
Frontend Development (Basic understanding):
- Implement frontend functionality and user interactions using React.js, including component development, state management, and integration with backend APIs.
- Ensure cross-browser compatibility and optimise web applications for maximum speed and scalability.
Backend Development (Basic understanding):
- Assist in developing and maintaining backend applications using Node.js, Laravel, and PHP technologies.
- Create and optimise server-side APIs and web services to support frontend functionality and data exchange. Implement business logic, data validation, and security measures in backend code.
Database Management (Basic understanding):
- Contribute to database design and development, including schema creation, indexing, and query optimisation.
- Assist in writing database queries and stored procedures to retrieve and manipulate data efficiently. Help ensure data integrity, security, and compliance with industry best practices.
Software Testing and Debugging (Basic understanding):
- Participate in unit testing, integration testing, and bug-fixing activities to ensure software quality. Collaborate with the QA team to identify and resolve issues and perform debugging and troubleshooting tasks.
- Document and communicate software defects and proposed solutions effectively.
Code Documentation and Version Control (Basic understanding):
- Assist in documenting code, including inline comments, API documentation, and user guides.
- Utilise version control systems (e.g., Git) to manage code repositories, track changes, and collaborate with other developers.
Cloud computing (Basic understanding):
- Assist in developing & deploying cloud-native applications using cloud platforms and services. Collaborate with the development team to leverage cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure Functions. Implement best practices for designing and building scalable, resilient, and secure cloud applications.
Research and Learning:
- Stay updated with the latest frontend and backend development trends, tools, and frameworks. Conduct research and provide recommendations on new technologies and approaches to enhance software development processes.
- First Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
- Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Programme.
- Essential experience or familiarity with frontend frameworks like React.js and frontend build tools (e.g., Webpack, Babel).
- Basic knowledge of backend development using Node.js, Laravel, PHP, or similar technologies. Understanding of relational databases (e.g., MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL) and proficiency in writing SQL queries.
- Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git) and collaboration tools (e.g., GitHub, Bitbucket). Strong problem-solving and analytical skills to identify and resolve software issues.
- Practical communication skills to collaborate with team members and convey technical concepts. Ability to work independently as well as part of a development team.
- Adaptability and Flexibility
- Teamwork and Collaboration
- Must not be more than 28 years as at the time of application
Application Closing Date
25th July 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online