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
    Heroku, Redis, Celery, Bootstrap, jQuery, JavaScript, Django
  • 390Labs
    GitHub, Django, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Nginx, Docker, Vue.js...
  • HotelsNG
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS, SCSS, MySQL, Nginx, Docker, Laravel, PHP



Lagos, Nigeria



Preferred Environment

VS Code, Ubuntu

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: Heroku, Redis, Celery, Bootstrap, jQuery, JavaScript, Django
  • 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: GitHub, Django, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Nginx, Docker, Vue.js, Express.js, Node.js
  • 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: Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS, SCSS, MySQL, Nginx, Docker, Laravel, PHP
  • 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: Firebase, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), PostgreSQL, Redis, Celery, Django REST Framework, Django, Python
  • 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: PostgreSQL, Redis, Celery, Webpack, React, Channels, Django REST Framework, Django
  • 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: Shopify, MongoDB, Express.js, Node.js, React
  • Full-stack Web Developer

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


  • Robosoccer

    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

    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

    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

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

  • Python Paystack

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

  • Clothing Preview

    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, 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), Ubuntu, Shopify, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Firebase
  • Other

    Front-end, Back-end, WebSockets, Blade Templates, Channels, AWS, Tornado, Robot Operating System (ROS)
  • Tools

    Webpack, Git, Celery, VS Code, Nginx, GitHub
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB, MySQL


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

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