Senior Software Engineer - Front End

  • Andela
  • Accra, Ghana
  • Oct 22, 2019
Full Time Engineering

Job Description

Where You’ll Work

Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers.

Based in NYC, SF, Kigali, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Accra and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

What You’ll Do

Our Andelan Senior Software Engineers epitomize ownership . They take personal responsibility for Andela’s ability to continue to deliver value to our partners.

Specifically, you’ll:

  • Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world.
  • Be responsible for the coding standards, conduct and deliverables of your fast-paced, distributed, teams, byproactively communicating and prioritizing effectively .
  • Act as role-model even in the most difficult and challenging situations , using constructive feedback, mentorship and universal respect.

What You’ll Bring

All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework .

Experience

Aminimum of 5-10 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built deep technical expertise and exercised ownership on various technical teams.

Required

  • Deep knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue
  • Working knowledge of at least one CSS framework -- Bootstrap, Materialize CSS, Semantic UI
  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6 features
  • Deep knowledge of the fundamentalfront-end languages/technologies -- HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Extensive experience witharchitecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact.
  • Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics
  • Comfort working within agile methodologies and experienced in estimation and time management
  • Deep knowledge ofunit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries (Ex: Jest, Jasmine, Mocha)
  • Working knowledge oftools and editors -- (ex: Grunt, JSLint)
  • Working knowledge of at least one task runner -- gulp, npm scripts

Preferred

    • Experience usingESLint and module builders
    • Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understands its importance

What You’ll Get*

  • Full-time compensation
  • Full medical coverage
  • Lunch and snacks provided daily
  • Beautiful working environment
  • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field
  • A chance to change the world for the better

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

*May vary slightly based on location