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JavaScript Front-End Software Engineer

Remuneration:R800000 - R840000 per year Cost to company 
Location:Johannesburg, Rosebank
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior
Company:e-merge IT Recruitment

Job description

South Africa’s fastest growing, largest and most popular online retail platform, is on the search for a dynamic and technically astute senior front-end JavaScript engineer. A business that focuses on making online shopping convenient and improving user experiences, bringing online shopping to your door step.

This fast-paced environment will expose you to a highly Agile focused project delivery environment. You will be part of a close-knit team producing interesting and original solutions to business requirements, dedicated to being industry experts and leaders.


  • Three-year computer science degree (or equivalent)
  • Five years of front-end development experience
  • Eight-10 years of front-end software development experience
  • Linux experience
  • React JS experience
  • BackBone JS experience
  • Experience writing front-end unit tests
  • Has worked within an agile development team using Scrum/Kanban
  • Experience producing responsivHTMLml designs
Nice to have:
  • Full stack experience of any sort is a huge plus!
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Knowledge and experience cross browser and cross device compatible solutions including for mobile
  • Should have experience with CSS precompiles such as Less or Sass
  • You should love doing this kind of stuff! Not afraid to try new things just to see how they work.  Able to evaluate and learn new libraries, frameworks, concepts to validate whether they might be of value to our team
  • Willing and able to mentor others.
  • Experience using a source control solution such as Git
  • Continues integration
  • Docker
  • Would be a huge advantage to have experience in telecoms, asterisk and VoIP
Core responsibilities:

The primary focus of this role will be the implementation of front-end JavaScript coding at a senior level, with a core focus on performance, maintainability and testable code.

The successful applicant needs to be excellent in both root-cause-analysis and driving to action. This individual needs to be a conceptualiser and an executor and have a passion for e-commerce and deliverance of world-class customer experiences.

Posted on 30 Apr 08:51

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