Senior Front End Engineer (Hybrid / Cape Town)

Expertise - ITC, Operations
Minimum Qualification - Relevant Certification

Our client is looking for a talented Front End Engineer with 4 to 5 years of coding experience. The successful candidate will develop, build and operate front end dashboards that integrate with the client’s sophisticated large-scale transactional backend systems, as well as lead and mentor the front end team.


Our client is passionate about the personal development of their team members and ensures a positive and productive team culture. Teams are managed on their outcomes, not attendance, and the company values flexibility and work-life balance.


The Role 

Core responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Building and developing front end code
  • Creating the structure, template or layouts for 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 the source of reported bugs and issues
  • Fixing bugs and issues
  • Communicating errors and solutions to product owners
  • Maintaining front end code
  • Managing source code and versioning
  • Managing branching and pull requests
  • Managing projects
  • Providing accurate estimates for new work and assessment for work completed
  • Managing tasks in line with project workflow
  • Identifying and suggesting user experience improvements
  • Planning new projects and page layouts using wireframes
  • Working with product owners to plan and execute project sprints
  • Keeping up with front end development environment and trends
  • Identifying and implementing changes in user experience trends
  • Maintaining and improving skill set
  • Identifying developmental needs and motivating for additional training
  • Providing mentorship to peers and team members
  • Thinking strategically around service-oriented architecture
  • Participating in code reviews and contribute to the team’s continuous upskilling


Qualifications and Experience

  • The stack of choice is Angular but our client is open to applicants who have knowledge in similar Typescript frameworks
  • 4 to 5 years’ coding experience
  • IT qualification would be an advantage


Skills Required

  • Collaborative
  • Problem solver
  • Independent thinker
  • Organised
  • Professional
  • Knows how to manage stress when under pressure
  • Displays self awareness and leadership
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