Nwalor Chibuzor Ignatius, Software Developer in Lagos, Nigeria
Nwalor Chibuzor Ignatius

Software Developer in Lagos, Nigeria

Member since July 12, 2018
Nwalor is a professional software developer specializing in full-stack web development, especially with Python, with interests in data science and robotics. In 2012, he picked up programming as a hobby, fell in love with it, and in 2017, began programming professionally. Nwalor possesses excellent problem-solving skills, holds himself and his code to the highest standards, and communicates extremely well.
Nwalor is now available for hire


  • NNSS Admissions
    Django, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Celery, Redis, Heroku
  • 390Labs
    Nodejs, Express, VueJS, Docker, Nginx, GCP, Django, Github Actions
  • HotelsNG
    PHP, Laravel, Docker, Nginx, MySQL, SCSS, AWS



Lagos, Nigeria



Preferred Environment

Ubuntu, VS Code

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is making autonomous soccer playing robots.


  • Lead Developer

    2016 - PRESENT
    NNSS Admissions
    • Designed and implemented a system to manage the school’s admission process involving tens of thousands of students each year.
    • Built a monitoring system that reduced end-user complaints to administrators about non-software related issues and reduced the time taken to address software errors.
    • Implemented data exports in various formats for administrators which reduced report generation time from hours to a few minutes.
    • Introduced optimizations to reduce infrastructure costs by more than 10%.
    Technologies: Django, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Celery, Redis, Heroku
  • Technical Consultant

    2020 - 2020
    • Designed and implemented a video conferencing application.
    • Supervised dockerization and deployment of microservices.
    • Gave technical advice regarding authentication across microservices.
    • Setup CI system for automated deployments to staging and live environments.
    Technologies: Nodejs, Express, VueJS, Docker, Nginx, GCP, Django, Github Actions
  • Software Developer

    2019 - 2020
    • Designed, implemented and deployed an internal email tool built on top of Amazon SES.
    • Wrote a package for integrating tools into other sites.
    • Implemented Figma designs with Laravel Blade and SCSS.
    • Implemented automated drip emails using Amazon SES.
    • Implemented designs for internal projects using HTML, CSS/SCSS, and Vue.js.
    Technologies: PHP, Laravel, Docker, Nginx, MySQL, SCSS, AWS
  • Back-end Developer

    2018 - 2020
    Commit News
    • Designed and implemented system architecture and structure for the REST API back end for an iOS application.
    • Integrated an article recommender system.
    • Built a scraping system for gathering news articles from various sources.
    • Implemented post-MVP optimizations to reduce the average query count by more than 50%, average response time by more than 20% and infrastructure costs by up to 15%.
    • Developed scheduled push notifications.
    Technologies: Python, Django, Django REST Framework, Celery, Redis, PostgreSQL, GCP, Firebase Admin SDK
  • Senior Developer

    2017 - 2019
    • Managed a distributed team of five to build an online event ticketing platform.
    • Designed and implemented the system architecture.
    • Guided and worked on the implementation of a REST API with TDD.
    • Designed and implemented a plugin system to allow ticket sales on other sites powered by Mauvera.
    • Implemented real-time ticket scanning with Web RTC and WebSockets.
    • Implemented optimizations to reduce the loading time for all the pages on the site to less than 2.5MB without caching.
    • Implemented Figma designs in HTML and converted them to React components.
    • Set up conversion from React to Preact at build time and other optimizations.
    • Implemented scannable ticket PDF generation.
    Technologies: Django, Django REST, Channels, React/Preact, Webpack, Celery, Redis, PostgreSQL
  • Senior Full-stack Developer

    2018 - 2018
    Lush Plans
    • Converted Figma designs to HTML.
    • Developed React-based front-end features both with plain React and Shopify Polaris components.
    • Designed and implemented algorithms for business requirements on the back-end.
    • Onboarded and mentored new junior developers.
    Technologies: React, Node.js, Express.js, MongoDB, Shopify Polaris
  • Full-stack Web Developer

    2017 - 2017
    • Worked across the stack to make admin dashboard pages.
    Technologies: C#, .NET Core, JavaScript


  • Robosoccer (Development)

    I was part of the team that developed autonomous soccer-playing robots. I specialized in the image processing and object detection with OpenCV along with self-localization of the robot.
    Technologies: Python, ROS, OpenCV

  • SunshineNG (Development)

    I developed a mobile app to help solar energy users track their energy consumption and analyze the usage data. This project was built with Ionic and powered by a Django back end.

  • Media Store (Development)

    I developed a mobile app that allowed users to browse through and preview media and then download after making a payment. This was built with Ionic and Django.

  • Gallery App (Development)

    I built a performant gallery web app with infinite scrolling with Angular 2 for a hackathon.

  • Python Paystack (Development)

    I wrote a Python wrapper for the Paystack.com API.

  • Clothing Preview (Development)

    I used Three.js to make a 3D preview to allow users see how different clothes would look on a model.


  • Languages

    Python, HTML, CSS, SCSS, JavaScript, Python 3, C#, Go, TypeScript, C#.NET, PHP 7, PHP, GraphQL, C++, Java, Hugo
  • Frameworks

    Materialize CSS, Bootstrap, Django REST Framework, Django, Flask, Ionic, Angular, .NET Core, Django Channels, ASP.NET, Entity, .NET, ASP.NET MVC, Laravel 5, Laravel, React Native, Express.js
  • Libraries/APIs

    REST APIs, jQuery, React, OpenCV, Node.js, WebRTC, Vue.js, Three.js
  • Paradigms

    REST, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Concurrent Programming, Testing, Test-driven Development (TDD)
  • Platforms

    Web, Heroku, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Firebase
  • Other

    Front-end, Back-end, WebSockets, Blade Templates, Tornado, ROS
  • Tools

    Webpack, Git, Celery, VS Code
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, Redis


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2015 - 2020
    University of Lagos - Lagos, Nigeria

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