Senior Front-End Engineer in a Global Fintech Company

Gumi & Company –  Our client, a global fintech company whose offerings include the provision of payment and trading solutions to clients, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Front-End Engineer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Contract Full time, permanent
Reporting to Senior Engineering Manager

Role Overview

  • We are looking for a skilled and resourceful Senior Front-End Engineering professional based in any of the locations above to join our rapidly growing team.

Main Responsibilities / Deliverables

  • Innovating, developing, maintaining, and contributing to the company’s existing codebase and associated applications
  • Synergizing with engineering leads to assist with architecture decisions for application and supporting infrastructure
  • Mentoring, training, and supporting other engineers to help develop in-house front-end development skills.

The Person

  • Experience Preferably with a minimum of 5 years working as a Senior Frontend Engineer
  • Proven proficiency JavaScript, Typescript specifically React
  • Good knowledge on APIs, specifically using them as data sources for frontend applications
  • Familiarity with deploying and managing frontend applications on the cloud in an automated way
  • Good knowledge of current JavaScript standards (ES6+)
  • Proven proficiency using automated JavaScript testing frameworks Proficient with CSS3 and related tools/methodologies such as Less and/or Sass, CSS modules, CSS-in-JS etc.

Other Skills and Traits:

  • A strong and flexible work ethic
  • Good knowledge of software deployment tooling and orchestration
  • Good knowledge of cloud providers, especially AWS
  • Good knowledge of source control using Git
  • Familiarity with logging, monitoring and alerting tools
  • Familiarity with the agile development methodology specifically Scrum
  • Familiarity with DevOps principles, especially the 12 Factor App and Infrastructure as Code
  • Familiarity with container architecture, especially Docker
  • Preference to participate in pair-programming and using GitHub pull requests to review the code of others
  • Confidence in refactoring and working with both new and existing codebases

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV / Work Portfolio to: using the job title as the subject of the mail.

Note: We are an equal opportunities employer and commitment to this process will be expected





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