Engineering

Principal Frontend Engineer - JavaScript

Cairo, Egypt   |   Full time

We are looking for Principal Frontend Engineers to participate in the design, development and maintenance of our web frontends in a flat, Agile environment. The Principal Engineer is expected to actively participate in creating a great culture of continuous learning and value maximisation. This is a rare greenfield opportunity for experienced technical heads to build cutting edge high-visibility solutions using latest and greatest tech stacks.

We are building great mobile-first and cloud-native solutions that target millions of consumers. This is a well-funded startup with sharp focus and relentless quest for great customer experience. 


Responsibilities:

  • Design and build ES6 based Web frontends that consume REST APIs
  • Participate great quality code. Our principal engineers set an example is terms of both quality and productivity of design and code
  • Participate in technical decision making with the CTO, chief engineers, and team members
  • Deliver across the entire app life cycle: concept, design, build, deploy, test, release, and support
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of the apps
  • Enforce coding standards and best practices to maintain zero technical debt and 100% test coverage
  • Maintain and operate CI/CD pipelines
  • Help establish a culture of technical excellence and zero technical debit via code & design reviews, coaching, and mentoring
  • Collaborate with a cross-functioning and self-organizing team to design and ship apps iteratively in an Agile environment
  • Follow the patterns of Test Driven Development and continuous delivery
  • Work with Backend teams to create and optimize awesome user experience
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in cloud-native solutions
  • Explain technologies and solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency

Qualifications and Experience:

  • University degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or similar
  • 6+ years of experience developing web fronends
  • Extensive experience with Javascript, ES6, CSS, and HTML5
  • Extensive experience consuming REST APIs
  • Experience with Unit Testing and integration testing of Web frontends
  • Extensive experience working with Vue.js or React
  • Experience with npm, Webpack, gulp, and ES6 transpilers
  • Working knowledge of continuous integration, continuous delivery and devops
  • Working experience with setting up and using static code analysis tools
  • Experience with performance analysis and profiling of Webapps
  • Familiarity with Swagger/OpenAPI
  • Familiarity with GitHub and GitFlow
  • Familiarity with Google maps API
  • Good knowledge of Agile methods and Agile technical practices

We Offer:

  • Best in market compensation packages, including health and social insurance and performance incentives
  • A great Agile environment with latest technologies in a greenfield product
  • As we anticipate explosive growth, you will have a chance for rapid career growth

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