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Datafin are currently seeking candidates for their open Senior Front End Developer (Retail IT) position in Cape Town, Western Cape through Go Job Search. Are you an experienced candidate looking to take up a Senior Front End Developer (Retail IT) role such as with an industry leading company like Datafin?

ENVIRONMENT: THE coding expertise of a forward-thinking Senior Front End Developer is sought by a renowned Investment Firm to help solve some of its toughest challenges in retail investing. Start-up or innovation project experience would be useful as they iterate on a prototype PWA and then look to build out the native version of the app. You will help contribute the product direction, architecture & delivery process, analyse and design new features while writing elegant, robust and secure code. The ideal candidate will require a Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or Information Systems or related technical discipline and must have knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals in Object-Oriented design, data structures and algorithms. You must have 8+ years’ experience in a similar role and tech tools including React, Next.js, TypeScript, Tailwind, React Native, Express, Node, Babel, RESTful API’s, Microservice Architecture, etc.DUTIES:Contribute to the product direction, architecture, and delivery process.Analyse and design new features.Write elegant, robust and secure code.Improve and optimize the performance and functionality of existing code.Write Unit, Integration and Acceptance Tests for all components.Write build automation scripts.Troubleshoot, identify root-cause and fix bugs/errors.Deliver features and fixes timeously.REQUIREMENTS: Qualifications –Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Science/Stems or related technical discipline.Experience/Skills –8+ Years’ experience building products using the technologies listed below – implemented and run successfully. Ideally, with solid experience working in start-up environments or innovation projects.Since we are a multi-technology environment, knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals in Object-Oriented design, data structures and algorithms are a necessity.Front-end Tech:React / Hooks, ContextNext.jsPWAService workersTypeScriptTailwindResponsive DesignWebpackES6HTML5CSS3React NativeFastlaneNative IOS (Obj C) and Android (Java) modulesBack-end Tech:ExpressNodeTypeScriptBabelGitDockerActive Development Practices:RESTful API’sMicroservice ArchitectureUnit and Integration TestingSingle Page Applications (SPA)Continuous Integration (CI)

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