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Senior Web Developer

IT – Software Development
Pretoria/Centurion – Gauteng

A Health Tech Solution Company in Pretoria is actively seeking a Senior Web Developer. The responsibilities for this position involve leveraging various web-based development languages to construct responsive and adaptive user interfaces (UIs) for both internal and public-facing web applications. The technologies used include React, Next.js, Tailwind, HTML5, Javascript/Typescript, and CSS, primarily applied in the development of their website and client-side web applications. In addition to the hands-on development work, the senior role includes mentoring other Web developers and contributing to capacity planning efforts.
Analysis and Planning 15%
  • 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 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.
Programming 50%
  • 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 20%
  • 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 15%
  • 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.
  • Certificate in relevant Web Development or Graphic Design (essential)
  • Diploma in relevant Web Development or Graphic Design (desirable)
  • 5+ years working experience
  • Experience with translating UI & UX designs into HTML, CSS and Javascript/TypeScript websites using React, with a focus on user experience and usability.
  • Use sound development practices to build a solid product while iterating quickly.
Skills and Knowledge
  • React
  • HTML
  • Javascript/Typescript
  • Git
  • Have an excellent sense of design and attention to detail.
  • Next.js
  • Tailwind CSS
  • Storybook
  • Jest 
  • CI/CD pipelines, Github actions preferable. 

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