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Front End Developer (React/TypeScript)

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

A dynamic provider of sustainable and cost-effective Solar Energy Solutions seeks the coding expertise of a Front End Developer with at least 6 years experience in developing web applications using React and TypeScript who will assist with the development, deployment and maintenance an advanced computational design SaaS solution. Joining a small growing team responsible for the development of tools aimed to disrupt the way large Solar PV projects are designed and built globally – you will play a leading role in all development activities including testing, debugging and deploying applications onto an AWS platform. It will be expected of the candidate to gain a comprehensive understanding of both the existing code base as well as the underlying solution domain. Applicants must have a BSc Computer Science or similar tertiary qualification with 6 years Front End Development using React and web graphics, and be proficient in HTML, CSS, RESTful APIs, Microservices, Node.js, Express.js, AWS, GitHub, Bitbucket.
  • Lead the development of responsive and visually appealing user interfaces using TypeScript, React, and WebGL.
  • Collaborate with the Back-end Development team as well as UX/UI teams to design, develop, and implement new features.
  • Optimize web applications for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Develop and implement APIs and integrate Back-end systems with Front-end applications.
  • Write clean, maintainable, and testable code, adhering to industry best practices and coding standards and style guides.
  • Conduct code reviews to ensure code quality and best practices are followed.
  • Troubleshoot and debug production issues.
  • Participate in Agile development process, sprint planning and estimation.
  • Continuously learn and keep up-to-date with the latest Front-end and Back-end technologies, frameworks and best practices.
Qualifications –
  • BSc Computer Science or similar.
Experience/Skills –
  • At least 6 years of experience in Front-End Development using React and web graphics.
  • Proficiency in Front-end technologies such as HTML and CSS.
  • Strong understanding of software design principles, patterns, data structures and algorithms.
  • Working with RESTful APIs and Microservices.
  • Experience with Server-side technologies such as Node.js and Express.js.
  • Experience with Agile Development methodology.
  • Working on and deploying projects to AWS cloud infrastructure.
  • Proficient in Git and online Git repositories such as GitHub, Bitbucket.
Advantageous –
  • Good working knowledge of web graphics technologies such as the stack.
  • Experience with web content management tools such works such as WordPress.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.