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Mid Frontend Developer (React) (Retail IT)

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

HELP build the next generation of cutting-edge applications of an innovative Investment Firm seeking the coding expertise of a forward-thinking Mid Frontend Developer to join its Retail IT division. As a key member of the Product Feature team, you will work to deliver exceptional user experience, write elegant robust production code while building a strong culture of Automated Testing, Continuous Integration & DevOps. You must possess a Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or related technical field, have 3+ years’ practical Software Development, 2+ years’ experience using the following tools: React (or similar modern JavaScript framework) (*latest preferred), Webpack, ES6+, HTML5, CSS3, Node, Express, TypeScript, Go, Linux, Docker, Kubernetes and Microservices Architecture.
  • Involved in technical analysis and design new features.
  • Write elegant robust production code.
  • Write Unit, Integration and Acceptance tests for components.
  • Improve and optimize the performance of existing systems.
  • Help troubleshoot and debug root-cause errors.
  • Mentor other Developers.
Qualifications –
  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or related technical discipline.
Experience/Skills –
This is a multi-technology environment, ability to demonstrate aptitude in learning and self-skilling in different technologies is desired.
  • 3+ Years’ practical Software Development experience.
  • 2+ Years’ experience using the following (or similar) client and server tech:
Frontend Tech (Client) –
    • React (or similar modern JavaScript framework) (*latest preferred)
    • Webpack
    • ES6+
    • HTML5
    • CSS3
Backend Tech (Server + API) –
    • Node
    • Express
    • TypeScript
    • Go
Development Tooling –
    • Git
    • Linux
    • Docker
    • Kubernetes
Active Development Practices –
    • Client/Server Application Development
    • Single Page Applications (SPA)
    • Unit and Integration Testing
    • Microservices Architecture
    • RESTful APIs
    • Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types and deal with conflict in an effective way.
  • Ability to work individually and with teams within an Agile context.
  • Experience in influencing best practices within teams.