Summit Africa RecruitmentSummit Africa Recruitment
Job title: Front-end Engineer
Employment type:Full Time
Experience:3 to 7 years
Job published:12 November 2020
Job reference no:417781344

Job Description

The position reports to the Engineering Team Lead


Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Design and build solutions to assist our business users, and improve customer experience
  • Architect and design solutions with fellow team members
  • Researching how solutions are being implemented locally and internationally
  • Applying creative problem solving to develop solutions


Attributes required:

  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions
  • Ability to dis-aggregate and structure solutions to ambiguous problems
  • Solid quantitative skills
  • Ability to interview and interact professionally with internal and external people
  • Capability to present ideas succinctly, in writing and verbally
  • Versatile and with the appetite to learn by doing


Qualifications and experience:

  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in a software engineering role
  • Solid Web and Front-end Development experience including knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript and related libraries (React, Angular, Backbone)
  • Good SQL and MySQL experience in a high-load environment
  • A thorough understanding of software engineering practices and best practices, including Agile software development, source code control systems and the use of software IDEs and development and testing tools.
  • An understanding of software deployment tools, deployment processes and best practices
  • Experience working with no-SQL data stores like Mongo/Redis etc.
  • Experience with building Restful API web services