Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN)

Front End Developer

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Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is recruiting for Full time Front End Developer

Job Description

Who We Are Venture Garden Group is an Investment Holding Company that incubates, invests in and operates early revenue, technology companies implementing proven I.T. solutions that transform companies and governmental organizations in emerging markets to high performing establishments. With a sector focused approach, our portfolio companies develop automated data collection, data management, automated billing processing, e-invoicing, payment processing, automated direct debit processing and revenue management solutions for emerging markets, particularly Africa. Read more about our thought leadership in different sectors in Africa.... How it Works We create standalone entities that leverage our core technology infrastructure (Automation+Payments + Big Data Management) across multiple industries and customers to generate diversified sources of long-term recurring revenue from stable B2B and B2C Customers. VGG also nurtures different startups along its value chain to further enhance its efficiencies and provide comprehensive solutions for its clients. We have a team of strong entrepreneurs that lead our ecosystem companies. We connect supply with demand and create exceptional value for our customers and investors in the data and payment collection processes space. We have mastered the art of executing successfully in these risky environment by adopting 5 unique business principles to de-risk our operations and produce consistent, predictable results.

Job Title: Front End Developer

Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Position Purpose

  • We’re looking for a Front End Developer who will take a key role on our team
  • As a Front End Developer, you will be committed to “changing the face of IT" through innovative thinking and continuous learning
  • The ability to learn and adopt new technologies is reflected in the quality of the product
  • As a software engineer, you work on a small team and can switch teams and projects as our fast-paced business grows and evolves
  • We need our engineers to be versatile and always eager to tackle new problems as we continue to push technology forward.

Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Work alongside the team on complex large-scale web projects and handle small-to-medium projects on your own.
  • Develop and maintain internal and consumer-facing frontend systems across the organization.
  • Collaborate with designers to bring products to life.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • First Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or any related Science discipline;
  • Good understanding of OOP and good knowledge of the Javascript framework.
  • Excellent Presentation skills;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent collaborative skill;
  • Attention to detail; Comfortable working in a loosely structured organization;
  • Highly professional, with the ability to deliver solid work on tight schedules.

Essential Competencies:

  • 3-10 years experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, a related field or related work experience.
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3.
  • Understanding of CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Strong understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, like jQuery, AngularJS, ReactJS
  • Experience working Google technologies; Firebase, Google Maps
  • Strong proficiency with NodeJS
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git,
  • Knowledge of NodeJS would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of any Data Visualization platform would be a major advantage- PowerBL, Kibana, Tableau, SISense
  • Minimum of 3 years core development working experience in Frontend Development
  • An understanding of Rapid prototyping in UI development would be a major advantage
  • Exposure to Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure) and technologies would be an advantage
  • An understanding of CI/CD (DevOps) principles is required.

Working Conditions

  • Flexibility is important.
  • Equal opportunity
  • The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality.


  • Competitive based on experience.

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About Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN)
Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast-growing B2B/B2G Fintech Platform Holdco Company with six subsidiaries, two platform entities and a suite of shared services offered to all subsidiaries. At VGN we wage war against the average, go beyond the ordinary to explore limitless opportunities; breaking the norms and aggressively pursuing success through- Relentless Hard-work, Pursuit of excellence, calculated risk-taking and a hunger for knowledge and we have a lot of fun at it!As a company, we feel...
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May 16, 2020
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