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Senior JavaScript Developer (JHB/PTA/CPT)

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape ~ Johannesburg – Gauteng ~ Pretoria/Centurion – Gauteng

ENVIRONMENT:
A cutting-edge provider of End-to-End Technology & Services seeks the coding expertise of a Senior JavaScript Developer to join its team.  As a Senior JavaScript Developer, you will play a key role in developing robust, high-performance web applications using modern JavaScript frameworks and libraries. You will work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, including UX/UI designers, backend developers, and product managers, to deliver scalable and maintainable software solutions. You must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, and 5+ years of experience in JavaScript development.
 
DUTIES:
  • Develop and maintain high-quality web applications using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Utilize modern JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue.js.
  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code.
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and best practices.
  • Collaborate with UX/UI designers to implement user-friendly interfaces.
  • Work with backend developers to integrate RESTful APIs.
  • Troubleshoot and debug application issues.
  • Stay updated with the latest industry trends and technologies.
  • Mentor junior developers and provide technical guidance.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in JavaScript development.
  • Proficiency in JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue.js.
  • Strong understanding of HTML5, CSS3, and responsive design principles.
  • Experience with version control systems like Git.
  • Knowledge of web performance optimization techniques.
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities.
 
Preferred Skills
  • Experience with server-side JavaScript (Node.js).
  • Familiarity with TypeScript.
  • Understanding of CI/CD pipelines and DevOps practices.
  • Experience with cloud services such as AWS or Azure.
  • Knowledge of testing frameworks like Jest or Mocha.

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