Front-End Software Developer | IT Recruitment

Purpose of the position

The company Engineering team is predominantly based in Cape Town and is responsible for the design, development, and go-to-market of the company product suite. We use an agile process to deliver quality software to our customers. We are faced with challenging problems regularly, so problem-solving skills are a must. Automation forms a key part of the company strategy to deliver high-quality software in a fast-paced market.

As a Front-End Software Developer, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining the web application portals for the company product suite (the main focus would be the company Automate product).

 

Minimum qualifications

  • Completed relevant programming courses.
  • A degree in Computer Science is preferred.

 

Duties and responsibilities

Process

  • Participating in an agile development process as projects require.
  • Collaborate with the team to continually improve development and delivery processes.
  • Collaborate closely with customers and the company stakeholders in understanding and breaking down requirements.
  • Quality, security, and performance focus throughout the delivery cycle.

 

Ownership

  • Ownership and accountability of end-to-end life cycle for new and existing features.
  • Ownership of code base and unit and functional tests.

 

Responsibilities

  • Development of new product capabilities.
  • Maintenance of existing product capabilities, including defect fixes.
  • Creation of automated tests and contribute toward a sophisticated continuous integration environment.
  • Deliver demos throughout the development process to customers and internal the company stakeholders.
  • Customer support, including after-hours support rotation, for defect correction and consulting on service resolution.
  • Enable customers and the company service organization by actively engaging on IM client channels (Zoom, Webex Teams, Microsoft Teams).

 

Technical skills and experience

  • At least 2 years of software development experience with Angular 2+, using Typescript.
  • Required skills
    • JavaScript/Typescript
    • Angular
    • REST API Integration
    • Cypress or Protractor
  • Preferred skills
    • Ability to work  across technology stacks
    • NodeJS
    • Python
    • Docker
    • Jenkins
    • Ansible
    • Selenium
    • MongoDB
    • Django
    • Nginx

 

Competencies

  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
  • Motivated, self-starter.
  • Fast learner.
  • Excellent communication skills.

 

Driving/Travel requirements

  • Must hold current valid driver’s license and passport.
  • You must have the legal right to work in South Africa.
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