Senior Front-end Engineer

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

Our client is a digital innovation, development, and execution partner specializing in crafting and launching products that genuinely enhance business value, all guided by our customer-centric philosophy. Our client thrives on challenging the status quo in well-established markets and seizing opportunities in cutting-edge technology domains. Currently, our client is seeking a skilled Front-end Engineer with 4-5 years of coding expertise to spearhead the development and operation of front-end dashboards. These dashboards will seamlessly integrate with our client’s advanced, large-scale transactional backend systems. Additionally, this role entails mentoring and leading the front-end team. While not mandatory, an IT qualification would be an asset.
Building and developing front end code
  • Creating the structure, template or layouts of new projects using frameworks and libraries like Bootstrap, Angular, Ember, React, Vue, Django, jQuery, and material design.
  • Creating dynamic page layouts based on api information.
  • Creating responsive layouts for all device sizes
  • Cross browser support for all modern browsers
  • Implementing basic SEO
Debugging code for optimum functioning
  • Reproducing and locating source of reported bugs and issues
  • Fix bugs and issues
  • Communicate errors and solutions to product owners.
Maintaining front end code
  • Manage source code and versioning.
  • Manage branching and pull requests.
Managing Projects
  • Provide accurate estimates for new work and assessment for work complete.
  • Manage projects task in line with project workflow.
  • Identifying and suggesting user experience improvements
  • Planning of new projects and page layouts using wireframes
  • Work with product owners to plan and execute project sprints.
Keeping up with front end development environment and trends
  • Good understanding of general user experience and be able to identify and implement changes in user experience trends.
  • Maintain and improve skill set.
  • Identify developmental needs and motivate for additional training.
Leading & Mentoring
  • Provide mentorship to peers and team members.
  • Strategic thinking around service-oriented architecture.
  • Participate in code reviews and contribute to the team’s continuous upskilling.
Experience and Skill Set:
Company Frontend Stack of Choice Is Angular, but they are open to applicants who have knowledge in similar Typescript Frameworks.
Experience, Skills, and Knowledge
  • 4-5 Years Coding Experience
  • IT qualification would be an advantage.
  • Collaborative
  • Problem solver
  • Independent thinker
  • Organized
  • Professional
  • Knows how to manage stress when under pressure. 
  • Displays self-awareness and leadership.