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Frontend Engineer at Kippa

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Frontend Engineer

Engineering at Kippa

  • Our values set our tone and pace! We make every day count as if it were Day One. Our collective success is driven by our individual Ownership. We communicate with care and Empathy. And we approach every task with a learner’s open mind and Humility.

  • We look for engineers who have strong coding fundamentals, are pragmatic about getting work done, focus on the customer, understand scale, are adaptable to growth and change, and are self-sufficient enough to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Our assessment process is designed to focus on these key attributes while giving you a candid view of what it’s like to work here.

  • Our interview process begins with a technical assessment, then a one-on-one interview with a key executive, followed by a teammate session which includes hands-on-keyboard technical assessments and concludes with meeting a technical leader.

  • Technical challenges make every day a growth experience and leadership opportunity for teammates at all levels. We serve increasingly high number of merchants across a wide range of literacy spectrum from well-sophisticated to those with little or no education. Our users record billions of dollars on our platform and trust us to keep these records safe as well as help them make better business decisions based on their data.

  • The engineering culture at Kippa is inclusive and people-focused. This focus is on our merchants, their stores, and our teammates. We move fast, deliver quality low-risk changes to production multiple times a day, and work with high trust and efficient collaboration.

  • Our stack includes: VueJSNuxt Firebase Flutter Nodejs, Typescript Nestjs PostgreSQL TypeORM Redis Docker Kubernetes S3 Kafka.

The Role:

The Senior Frontend Engineer is primarily responsible (along with other frontend engineers) for the optimization, performance, and maintainability of the Kippa frontend website, Kippa web application(PWA), Kippa blog, and Internal dashboards.

What you will be doing:

👉🏽Implement high quality responsive user interfaces

👉🏽Writing and maintaining performant and reusable code

👉🏽Ensure feasibility of UI/UX mockups

👉🏽Cooperate with data and backend team to integrate APIs

👉🏽Prioritize and optimize for the highest speed in execution

👉🏽Participating in sprint planning activities

👉🏽Quarterly code audits with improvement recommendations

👉🏽Taking calculated risks, collaborating with other different stakeholders, and clearly communicating short and long-term decisions and consequences.

What we expect you to bring:

👉🏽Degree in Computer Science or related field

👉🏽5+ years of experience in software engineering and building user-facing web apps

👉🏽At least 4 years of experience with Vue.js, React or Angular

👉🏽Experience with Server Side Rendering technique and SSR frameworks like NuxtJS and NextJS.

👉🏽Strong CSS skills w/ experience building responsive applications across a variety of browsers and devices using modern CSS3 techniques

👉🏽Excellent mastery of web standards, cross-browser compatibility, accessibility and SEO

👉🏽Excellent written and verbal communication skills

👉🏽Experience with building SPA (Single page applications)

👉🏽Strong product instincts and empathy to create a delightful user experience

👉🏽Experience with Git Version Control system (GitHub & BitBucket)

To apply for this job please visit kippa.africa.

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