Senior Backend Developer at Bumpa

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Remote

Website Bumpa

About Us

Bumpa is building the infrastructure to power digital commerce for African sellers. We believe that African MSMEs have the right to participate fully in the global economy, hence our mission is to make available no-code commerce services to ensure that all sellers, regardless of background or size, have access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their business.

We’re looking for smart, skilled, and entrepreneur-minded people to join our very energetic team on this journey to change how commerce is done in Africa.

Senior Backend Developer at Bumpa


  1. Design, develop and test high-performance APIs and micro-services.
  2. Optimize existing APIs for performance and scalability
  3. Write test and documentation to the existing codebase
  4. Keep up with best practices in maintaining backend architecture, performance techniques, accessibility, localization, and security.
  5. Perform code reviews


  1. Strong understanding of system architecture and API design
  2. Strong understanding of Object-oriented design partners
  3. Advanced knowledge of Laravel PHP framework
  4. Experience with peripheral operations (queus, redis, memcached, centralized logging, elastic search etc)
  5. Knowledge of CI/CD
  6. Extremely proficient with SQL

Nice to have

  1. Knowledge of other languages/frameworks (Python and NodeJs)
  2. Experience working with and integrating 3rd party APIs and Libraries
  3. Experience with AWS infrastructure (EC2, RDS, Elastic Beanstalk, DynamoDB, S3)
  4. Knowledge of Elastic Search
  5. Docker / Kubernetes Knowledge
  6. Experience with web service provisioning (Nginx/Proxies)
  7. Good understanding of Linux (Ubuntu/Debian)


Beyond the perks of remote work, paid time off, health insurance, and all the fun times we’ll share, we also bring a unique opportunity for you to work with other professionals who would help you grow your career so you can positively impact the world and fulfill your potential in an atmosphere of collaboration and teamwork. This role also gives you an opportunity to be one of the owners of Bumpa with employee stock options.

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Senior Backend Developer at Bumpa


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