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First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria's largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services. The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone and FBNBank Senegal, as well as its Representative Offices in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi.


Job Title: Software Developer

Job ID: 1900005A
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Grade Range: From Banking Officer  to Assistant Manager

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and implement new Software Systems
  • Provide innovative improvements to features and performance of existing Software Systems
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive Software documentation
  • Partake in user story writing workshops
  • Participate in ideas generation workshops
  • Design, write and execute automated tests
  • As part of the organisation’s information security requirements, maintain the security of all information entrusted and comply with the principles and policies in the information security handbook
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • Minimum of a first degree or its equivalent in Computing or related disciplines


  • Minimum experience – Over 3 years’ experience in design and development solutions.


  • Proficient knowledge of modern Software development paradigms (Object Oriented and Functional programming)
  • Proficient knowledge of software development life-cycle
  • Proficient knowledge of unit testing
  • Proficient knowledge of distributed version control systems
  • Understanding of agile development process (Scrum)
  • Knowledge of Secure software programming
  • Knowledge of Computer Network protocols and standards (TCP, IP, HTTP etc)
  • Knowledge of database design and development
  • Proficient knowledge of web services and API development

Core SFIA 5 Skill Requirements:

  • Systems Design (DESN 4)
  • Software Development (PROG 4)
  • Database Design (DBDS 3)

Other SFIA 5 Skill Requirements:

  • User Experience Analysis (UNAN 3)
  • User Experience Design (HCEV 2)
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management (RLMT 4)
  • Configuration Management (CFMG 3)
  • Learning Delivery (ETDL 3)

Other Required Knowledge and Capabilities:

  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with  other business unit leads
  • Sound conflict management skills
  • Customer-centricity
  • Creative, results-oriented and  analytical with strong problem-solving capability
  • Good leadership and influencing ability
  • Coaching.
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About First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank)
First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s premier commercial bank and most valuable banking brand. With over 10 million active customer accounts and more than 750 business locations, we provide a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services to customers and investors wishing to explore the vast business opportunities available in Nigeria and our business locations across Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia. To live our promise of ‘YOU First’, we ...
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Job Summary
September 26, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 3years
IT/ Software /Programming / Web Development
Banking / Financial Services
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