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10 Most Popular Software Engineers in Nigeria and their Portfolios

Here in this post, we are going to bring to you 10 Most Popular Software Engineers in Nigeria. We hope you find this article informative.

I know for sure that some people are still ignorance about what the role of a software engineer is. In this article, I will explain to you who a software engineer is and thereafter I will give you the names of 10 most popular software engineers in Nigeria

10 Most Popular Software Engineers in Nigeria and their Portfolios
Female Software Engineer – Photo Source: Techpoint.ng

Who is a Software Engineer?

A person who applies the ethics of software engineering to the design, development, safeguarding, testing and evaluation of computer software is called a software engineer.

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Preceding the mid-1970s, software practitioners called themselves computer programmers or software developers, regardless of their real jobs.

  1. Maryam Dikko:

Maryam Dikko is a qualified software engineer with a demonstrated record of working in the financial industry. She is skilled in Java, Agile Methodologies, XQuery, PHP, HTML, and CSS.

Having studied in the University of Manchester, she has a strong engineering professional background with an MSc in Advanced Computer Science with IT Management focused in Software Engineering.

She is currently working with Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation as a Software Engineer.

  1. Dubem Uzuegbu

This is also an experienced software engineer with a demonstrated record of working perfectly. He is currently working as a software engineer at Esofties Nigeria.

  1. Sanjeev Sharma

This Software engineer is working at IBM Nigeria and is doing well in this line of business.

  1. Tunde Yakubu

Tunde Yakubu is a software engineer who is currently working as a Senior Software Engineer at Ecobank Software Centre, Nigeria at Ecobank Transnational Incorporated. (COBIT5, SOA-OSB)

  1. Ayodeji Babatunde

Senior Software Engineer at First Bank Nigeria (Digital Lab)

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  1. Kingsley Asuamah ISTQB, AMBCS

He is a very good engineer who is working as Team Leader, Software Test/QA Engineer at Seamfix Nigeria Limited

  1. Ajao Abayomi

Ajao Abayomi is a professional Software Engineer in Nigeria who is working at Meristem Nigeria

  1. Solomon Nweze

As a professional in his career as he is, Solomon is a software engineer who works at  Hyprops Nigeria Limited.

  1. PAUL O.

Paul O., as known by all, is a Software Development Engineer at POG TECHNOLOGIES Nigeria Limited

  1. Taofeek Lamidi

Taofeek is a Senior Software Engineer at FirstBank Nigeria

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Frequently Ask Question

What Does a Software Engineer Do?

It is a notable fact that Software engineers are highly hunted after. Developers that live in high demand areas often accept many inquiries a month from recruiters. A software engineer applies mathematical analysis and the principle of computer science in order to design and develop computer software.

A software engineer can develop software such as operating systems, computer games, middleware, business applications, and network control systems. And it is also observed that continual changes in technology and new areas of speciality keeps this profession developing at a quick rate.

Software engineers can be divided into two categories:

  • Applications Engineers

These are sets of engineers whose jobs is to create applications for organization or businesses by analyzing what the user wants.

  • Systems Engineers

Also, this set of engineers coordinate the formation, maintenance, and increase of a business or organization’s computer systems.

The functions of a software engineer include;

  • – Programming and coding
  • – Fundamentals of computer science
  • – Design and architecture
  • – Algorithms and data structures
  • – Information analysis
  • – Debugging software
  • – Testing software

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Where to Work as a Software Engineer in Nigeria

With such extraordinary development in a mass of industries, software engineers can pursue careers in any number of areas, including technology, healthcare, automotive manufacturing, green energy, remote sensing, aeronautics, government, non-profit, and finance.

They are also entitled to work as either employee or as contractors and typically work in comfortable settings, although the job is somehow stressful

What does it take to succeed as a software engineer?

I know that some of you are being attracted by the salary scales of the software engineers who do come in high volumes. Strong employment opportunities change the world.

Many people over the world choose software engineering as a profession. However, making it in this career requires more than just great coding ability. The best software engineers bring specific qualities and attribute to the job that makes them stand out from everyone else.

The following are what you can do to become a success in the field of software engineering:

  1. Working well with others

One thing is this life that can make you succeed in life is the ability to cope with the masses. You may be better than another person, but just maintain yourself and try to work well with other people who are into the same profession and you will observe that what you may have not been able to do alone can be done by someone else and you take the steps.

  1. Letting go of your ego

Remember the said that pride goes before a fall. Therefore irrespective of who you are, you should try and maintain your ego.

  1. Developing soft skills

Soft skills are fast becoming firm skills in this world. It’s basically not adequate to be highly skilled as a software engineer without developing skills that help you get along with your group successfully.

  1. Not putting out mediocre work

It is well-known that Software engineers who pay attention to details tend to put in writing higher-quality code. They tend to look back and see their mistakes, instead of rushing and cutting corners. So you have to avoid not dishing out mediocre work.

  1. Being naturally curious and interested.

You have to have a natural inclination to for curiosity and having the interest to explore and seek information. It comes with the field of work and your ability to be very inquisitive will add up to your growth in the field.

  1. Seeing the big picture

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The ability to understand and balance the day-to-day steps that are necessary to get to a goal yet not losing sight of the long-term vision is key to being a successful software engineer.

By involving in this skill and thinking ahead, you will come to see how each individual part will eventually contribute to the product as a whole and how each element will interrelate with each other.

And also the capacity to weigh out the long- and short-term viewpoint and see how certain decisions can pressure the scope and direction of a project is a key attribute.

If you are able to adapt and prevent a project from derailing, this I will also distinguish you from other engineers and as well help you to be successful

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