Senior Frontend Engineer at Deimos

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Senior Frontend Engineer Deimos. *You must be based in Africa, preferably Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa. Deimos is a Cloud-native Developer and Security Operations technology services company.  We help companies of all sizes adopt the Cloud for improved service delivery to their clients. We’re a fully remote African-based team passionate about implementing engineering best practices. We leverage the latest technologies, and build globally competitive solutions for our clients. With Deimos being one of the two moons of Mars, we like to refer to ourselves as “Martians”, who are on a mission to Mars, together.. Our teams value the ability to learn and adapt to technology changes while appreciating solid foundational design and the craft of software engineering. As such our teams enjoy working with various clients who have different problems to solve. If this sounds like you then you would be an ideal fit for our environment. However, you must preferably in one of the countries we currently hire in which are as follows: Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, and Senegal. . We are seeking an experienced. Senior Frontend Engineer. to join our Engineering team and work specifically with modern web-based applications. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in frontend engineering and be well-versed in the latest web technologies. This role involves working primarily with React/Angular-based applications to build robust and scalable user interfaces. You will be an integral member of a high-performing and cross-functional team and report to an Engineering Manager.. What you will be doing:. Helping to deliver robust and scalable user interfaces and web-based applications for an exciting, fast-growing African Fintech platform.. Extensively collaborating with the team on the requirements and their implementation, process improvements and domain analysis. Implementing designs which realise customer value, focussing on quality through testing, automation and review. Critical analysis of the applications you work on to identify opportunities for improved customer satisfaction and user experience. Writing and implementing code that is idiomatic, maintainable and efficient. Identifying and resolving bottlenecks, rectifying bugs and enhancing the application performance. What you must have:. At least five (5) years of experience in frontend engineering. Extensive knowledge of idiomatic implementation using React/Angular to build web applications. Strong understanding of the RESTful API paradigm (GraphQL and Firestore experience is a plus). Well-versed in design patterns such as MVC and MVVM. Thorough understanding and extensive experience with the implementation of automated testing. Experience using system monitoring tools (e.g. New Relic) and automated testing frameworks. Good working knowledge of Git. Experience within an agile development environment. Solid understanding of automated release management for web and mobile applications through the usage of CICD concepts. About you. For us to achieve our ambitious vision together as a team, It is important for our Martians to lead at all levels, be self starters who take initiative and put their hands up for challenging tasks. A growth mindset is important to us and we encourage all our Martians to openly share knowledge, support and help each other, ask questions, get creative with new technologies and learn from setbacks.. Becoming a Martian means:. Comfortably working and learning from a fully remote, culturally diverse team based predominantly in South Africa and Nigeria.. Being an open, honest and respectful communicator.. You enjoy asking questions, identifying areas of improvement and proposing solutions, no matter your job title or whether you have been with us for a day, a month or years!. You are comfortable taking initiative and operating independently.. You thrive in a fast paced environment, where change is constant.. You find it exciting to work with various clients, from different industries, each with a different problem for you and your team to solve.. Intentionally sharing tech and industry trends that excite you with your peers.. Seeking continuous feedback and actively taking steps to continuously grow personally and professionally.. Want to know what you get by joining us?. Become a member of a team where we value each individual's contribution from day 1 and empower you to make suggestions, get involved and do what you love most!. Flexibility and the freedom to work from anywhere you choose and feel you thrive best.. Work-life balance where you are not expected to work over weekends or after hours.. A forward thinking remote company that knows how important it is to stay connected as one team, by providing social platforms for employee engagement, virtually or in person. . A monthly work from home allowance which you can use to set yourself up to work comfortably from home. Whether that is pens, notebooks, new headphones or work snacks!. A MacBook or Windows laptop for you to do your best work on.. Become part of  a team of exceptionally clever and talented people who like to share their knowledge and learnings.. We support your career growth and love setting you up for the future! We want you to succeed and will continue to support you, even after you leave.