Engineering

Chief Frontend Engineer - Mobile & Web

Cairo, Egypt   |   Full time

We are looking for a Chief Frontend Engineer to provide technical leadership for the design, development and maintenance of our mobile and Web frontends in a flat, Agile environment. The Chief 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 and 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 Mobile and Web frontends that consume GraphQL and REST APIs
  • Actively participate great code. Our chief engineers love to roll up their sleeves and write clean, simple, and efficient code
  • Actively participate in technical decision making with the CTO and team members
  • Establish positive influence through deep knowledge and excellent communication, not through authority
  • Deliver across the entire app life cycle: concept, design, build, deploy, test, release, and support
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of the frontends
  • Standardise and enforce coding standards and best practices to maintain zero technical debt and 100% test coverage
  • Establish, maintain, and optimise CI/CD pipelines
  • Establish and maintain 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 and advocate 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
  • 9+ years of experience developing both mobile and web front ends
  • Created 1 or more applications available in app stores
  • Extensive experience with Javascript, ES6, CSS, and HTML5
  • Working experience developing web fronends using Angular, React.js, or Vue.js
  • Working experience developing native mobile apps for Android or iOS
  • Extensive experience consuming REST APIs
  • Working knowledge of GraphQL
  • Solid Understanding of Apple & Google design principles and interface guidelines
  • Extensive Experience with Unit Testing and integration testing of web and mobile frontends
  • Strong grasp on continuous integration, continuous deployment and devops
  • Hands-on experience with setting up and using static code analysis tools
  • Solid experience with performance analysis and profiling of mobile and web frontends
  • Working knowledge of Swagger/OpenAPI
  • Working knowledge with GitHub and GitFlow
  • Familiarity with Google maps API
  • Strong grasp of with 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
  • Strong chances for career growth with anticipated future product offerings

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