Principal Software Engineer – Front End

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 6 – 12 years
  • Location Accra
  • Job Field ICT / Computer

All Andela engineers go above and beyond. To find out more about additional suggested competencies, check out our engineer framework.

Experience

  • A minimum of 6-12 years of professional experience, during which they’ve built deep technical expertise and demonstrated technical leadership.

Required

  • Deep knowledge of at least one front-end framework — React, Angular, Vue
  • Working knowledge of at least one CSS framework — Bootstrap, Materialize CSS, Semantic UI
  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript core language concepts — DOM manipulation, Fetch API, ES6 features
  • Deep knowledge of the fundamental front-end languages/technologies — HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Leadership skills with a high amount of emotional intelligence. You’ve led teams, initiatives, and a range of technical working sessions
  • Demonstrated experience of having taken large-scale initiatives from conception through to production, while continuing to support, optimize, and iterate
  • Extensive experience with architecture and design principles, building to consider maintainability, performance, security requirements, and impact.
  • Strong ability to problem-solve, debug, and understand pertinent performance metrics
  • Strong preference for test-driven-development (TDD) and understanding of its importance
  • Deep knowledge of unit and integration testing and testing frameworks/libraries (Ex: Jest, Jasmine, Mocha)
  • Confident working with tools and editors– (ex: Grunt, Sublime, Atom, JSLint)
  • Measured experience with unit, integration, e2e and UI testing, with at least one relevant testing framework
  • Expert leveraging software-development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, (such as agile) to drive positive personal/team outcomes to increase velocity and on-time delivery
  • Experience having developed performance budgets, a deep knowledge of at least one analytics system, and understanding of how to optimize to deliver against key business metrics

Preferred

  • Experience using ESLint and module builders
  • Practiced at learning by sharing knowledge via means such as mentorship, engagement within a technical community, contributions to open source, etc.
  • Familiarity with containerization infrastructure and orchestration

What You’ll Get*

  • Full-time compensation
  • Full medical coverage
  • Lunch and snacks provided daily
  • Beautiful working environment
  • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field
  • A chance to change the world for the better

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Andela on www.linkedin.com to apply