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Senior Front-End Developer

Remuneration:negotiable Market related 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

A reputable investment firm seeks the expertise of a senior front-end developer to help build their next generation of cutting-edge and forward-thinking applications. You will be expected to apply best practices in the areas of DevOps, Architecture, Solution Design, Scaling and Testing. Must-haves include a Degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Information Science or related field and knowledge of Object Orientated Design, Data Structures and Algorithms. Your toolset should include five+ years of the following: Front-end -React, Redux, Webpack, Sagas, ES6, HTML5, CSS3; Back-end – Express, Node 8; Git – Linux, Docker; Active Development Practices Restful API's, Micro-service architecture, etc.

  • Analyse and design new features.
  • Write elegant robust code.
  • Improve and optimize the performance of existing systems.
  • Troubleshoot and root-cause errors.
  • Write unit, integration and acceptance tests for all components.
  • Write build automation scripts.
  • Mentor junior developers.
  • Deliver features timeously.

Must-haves –
  • Degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Information Science or related technical discipline.
  • Knowledge of computer science fundamentals in Object Oriented Design, Data Structures and Algorithms are a necessity.
Skills -
  • Five+ years’ experience building products using some of the following tools:
Front-end -
  • React
  • Redux
  • Webpack
  • Sagas
  • ES6
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
Back-end -
  • Express
  • Node 8
  • Babel
  • General
Git -
  • Linux
  • Docker
Active Development Practices -
  • Restful API's
  • Micro-service architecture
  • Unit and integration testing
  • Single Page Applications (SPA)
  • Continuous Integration (CI)
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA Citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please e-mail a word copy of your CV to and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.

Posted on 13 Jun 11:52

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DataFin was established in 1999. We pride ourselves on the fact that we have established relationships with industry leaders and a vast majority of our business is repeat business.

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