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Front End Developer

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Paul
Kimani

Front End Developer

We are looking for a great JavaScript developer who is proficient with React.js. Your primary focus will be on developing user interface components and implementing them following well-known React.js workflows such as Redux. You will ensure that these components and the overall application are robust and easy to maintain. You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is important.Responsibilities

  • Developing new user-facing features using React.js
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality cod
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Maintain code and write automated tests to ensure the product is of the highest quality.
  • Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks for performance that feels native.
  • Reach out to the open source community to encourage and help implement mission-critical software fixes.

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Team activities (sports/retreats)
  • An amazing team
  • Opportunities for career advancement

Requirements

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Experience with Redux; React.js workflow
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript
  • Experience with data structure libraries (e.g. Immutable.js)
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs and offline storage
  • Experience with automated testing suites, like Jest or Mocha
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git

About us

WorkPay is a venture-backed startup based in Nairobi, Kenya on a mission to change how businesses manage and pay their employees in Africa. Our team is small close-knit and highly ambitious.

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