Software Engineer - Front End

  • Andela
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • 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 Software Engineers are masters ofconsistent execution . They reliably deliver technical and professional value to our teams and our partners.

Specifically, you’ll:

  • Use your knowledge in your core technology to delight our partners around the world.
  • Mentor and onboard junior engineers, by consistently displaying sound judgement, setting expectations, and working effectively, both independently and as part of a global team.
  • Collaborate excellently with peers and stakeholders in fast-paced distributed teams, through a love of constructive feedback, dedication 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 3-7 years of professional experience , during which you’ve built technical expertise and professionalism.

Required

  • Intermediate knowledge of at least one front-end framework -- React, Angular, Vue
  • Working knowledge of atleast one CSS framework -- Bootstrap, Materialize CSS, Semantic UI
  • Intermediate understanding of JavaScript core language concepts -- DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6 features
  • Working knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries -- Jest, Jasmine, Mocha
  • Working knowledge of at least one task runner -- gulp, npm scripts
  • Working knowledg e of at least one module bundler -- webpack, parcel
  • Working knowledge of at least one version control tool -- Git, Mercurial

Preferred

  • Experience witharchitecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact.
  • Knowledge of code linting and formatting tools -- ESLint, Prettier
  • Working knowledge of Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) architectural pattern.

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