Front End Developer at Safaricom Kenya

Date Posted: March 4, 2021, 6:34 a.m.

Job Description

Description

We are pleased to announce the following Position in the Digital IT Department within the Technology Division.   In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Brief Description

Reporting to the Digital Channels Tech Lead, the position holder will be responsible for  building the ‘client-side’ of our web applications and translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications. To create a functional and attractive digital environment for our company, ensuring great user experience.

Key Responsibilities

Develop new user-facing features

Build reusable code and libraries for future use

Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability

Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to backend

Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Translates business and customer requirements into technology requirements

Defines architecture and design of systems and solutions to meet current and future business needs

 

Qualifications

BSc. Computer Science/Software Engineering/IT.

3 years + experience in software development in a busy IT environment.

Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3

Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS

Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks.

Good understanding of React Js.

Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.

Basic knowledge of node js is a plus.

Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.

Proficient understanding of version control (Git)

 

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications through Safaricom's portal Safaricom Careers

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