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Senior React Developer (PTA Hybrid after 6 months probation)

IT – Software Development
Pretoria/Centurion – Gauteng

A Health Tech Solution Company based in Pretoria is currently looking for a Senior React Developer. As part of their dynamic web development team, you will play a crucial role in shaping the future of various e-commerce platforms, including their flagship site Lexie Hearing. These platforms feature their range of over-the-counter hearing aid solutions and accessories, developed in collaboration with esteemed partners like Bose.  The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, along with proven professional experience as a React.js developer. Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including ES6+ syntax, and extensive experience with HTML5 and CSS3 are essential for this role.
Analysis and Planning:
  • Multitask on a range of products and tasks simultaneously, defining priorities and ensuring efficiency.
  • Define and communicate a problem, goal and acceptance criteria.
  • Communicate and collaborate with development, business analyst and design teams to solve problems, make recommendations and discuss best programming practices.
  • Work with stakeholders to achieve appropriate solutions.
  • Conduct research on possible solutions and techniques.
  • Analyse system issues for root cause, impact, workarounds and permanent fixes.
  • Determine and account for dependencies among deliverables, products and systems.
  • Identify and mitigate risks.
  • Document analysis and planning processes.
  • Communicate effectively with the line manager on progress, priorities and workload.
  • Estimate accurate completion timelines for projects for use by the project lead in capacity planning.
  • Manage time and tasks effectively in order to complete tasks in the correct order of priority and on time.
  • Liaise effectively with other team members and backend engineers to ensure timeous completion of integration and the coming together of web applications and the required back-end system.
  • Track tasks and timing on JIRA.
  • Follow project plan to develop software.
  • Meet deadlines and timelines as determined in the planning phase.
  • Adhere to agree upon standards for code, as set and determined by the Front-End Development Lead.
  • Generate and maintain effective and efficient high-quality code.
  • Use effective and efficient components & techniques to implement solutions.
  • Ensure all work is versioned and backed up according to company standards.
  • Take ownership for work, tasks and communication.
Testing and Implementation:
  • Ensure that all work is tested, benchmarked and fulfils functional requirements before submission.
  • Prepare test environment, examples and instructions.
  • Participate enthusiastically in peer code reviews.
  • Deploy changes to live environment.
  • Maintain system and product change logs and release notes according to company standards.
Reporting and Communication:
  • Keep project documentation up to date and standard.
  • Provide timeous, efficient and effective feedback on project status.
  • Proactively keep stakeholders updated on progress, risks and problems.
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user’s requirements, development of user stories, estimates and work plans.
  • Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software.
  • Provide insight and feedback on queries regarding relevant projects.
Education –
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
Experience –
  • 5+ Years working experience
  • Proven professional experience as a React.js Developer
  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including ES6+ syntax
  • Extensive experience with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows such as Redux, or Context API
  • Knowledge of RESTful APIs and asynchronous request handling
  • Experience with version control systems such as Git
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as Jest and Cypress is a plus
  • Experience with server-side rendering (SSR) and Next.js is a plus
Skills and Knowledge:
  • Essential
  • React
  • HTML
  • Javascript/Typescript
  • Git
  • Have an excellent sense of design and attention to detail
  • Desirable
  • Next.js
  • Tailwind CSS
  • Storybook
  • Jest
  • CI/CD pipelines, Github actions preferable

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