Senior Front-end Engineer at Howwz Limited

Howwz Limited is a privately owned PropTech company building a world class platform for short-let accommodation booking and management. We seek to disrupt the market by introducing a culture of technology-driven processes for short-let property rental and general property sales and investment.

As part of our growth we seek to hire and develop well-rounded, technologically astute, ambitious people that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to the organisation and drive us forward in the vacant position below:

 

Job Title: Senior Front-end Engineer

Location: Lagos

About the Platform

  • In order to achieve this goal, we are looking for bright and intellectual people who will join us in building elegant, cutting-edge and high-value solutions for our growing company.
  • Our software is the core of our business and the spearhead of our strategic goals. The company’s proprietary technology platform will power the company’s key value proposition to redefine short-let accommodation booking and management tailored for Nigeria and other African countries.

About the Role

  • You will take the lead on the development lifecycle of the platform and growth of the front-end development team.
  • role is for a Senior Front-end Engineer based in Lagos. This is a fantastic career defining role as you will be working directly with the organisation’s founders and senior management in defining the product roadmap and strategic direction of the platform.

Key Objectives:

  • Maintain high standards in all areas of individual output.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders. Able to articulate understandable responses to non-technical members of the business.
  • Responsible for the delivery of projects within the team.
  • Assist and provide advice to less experienced members of staff in day to day tasks.

Requirements
Essential skills / experience:

  • Understanding of browser and device testing and debugging.
  • Firm understanding and experience of version control and how to manage project repositories.
  • An engineer’s attention to detail and a passion for writing clean, readable, properly tested code.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, the ability to work unsupervised and sense of due diligence.
  • 5+ years of commercial experience.
  • Experience and good understanding of Javascript, CSS3 and HTML5.
  • Experience with Linux, Git, Docker.
  • Experience of building large, complex SPAs in a scalable and maintainable way.

Desirable skills/ experience:

  • Pair programming experience, willing to work collaboratively to both give and receive feedback within a shared code ownership team.
  • Understanding of web performance and optimisation.
  • Good understanding of SEO best practice and principles.
  • Knowledge of SCRUM practices and Agile methodologies.
  • Experience working with React or any other major js framework with a willingness to learn React.

Other Skills/ Experience:

  • OO JavaScript (ES6/7) and TypeScript.
  • Understanding BDD and DDD.
  • Experience with JIRA and time tracking.
  • Experience with various AWS services.
  • Knowledge of Serverless architecture.
  • Knowledge of GraphQL.

Benefits
What’s in it for you:

  • You’ll be working for a company building a friendly and exciting working culture.
  • You’ll be joining an organisation looking to grow and invest in its people to drive a vision to build a market leading platform
  • A chance to be involved at the beginning of a greenfield platform with great potential for disrupting the market.
  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days flexible holiday p/a + bank holidays.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: [email protected] clearly indicating the “Senior Front-End Engineer” as the subject of your mail.

Note: Only candidates who meet the requirements will be contacted.

 

Application Deadline 12th February, 2020.

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