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Intermediate Frontend Engineer

@ Fincra



Contract Typepermanent
Experience Level3Year (s)

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About FrontEnd Developer Role

Our Engineering team needs an Intermediate Frontend Engineer to work with our team and help build our vision for the future. We are looking for someone obsessed with shipping out excellent frontend features.

We currently use the following frontend technologies: React, Redux, Typescript, Tailwind; and we expect you to have 3 or more years of experience working with these technologies.

We work fully remote, while this pandemic lasts. However, we will be resuming back at our office in Lagos (Lekki) where we work 2 days onsite and 3 days remote a week.

We always and strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds and identities to apply. With each new hire, we look to diversify, strengthen our team, and be more purposeful about building our culture. We create an environment where you can grow and be happy doing it.

:rocket: What You’ll Be Expected To Do At Fliqpay

  • Build out new user interfaces and frontend logic for mission-critical features for our frontend application.
  • Improve the experience and functionality of the existing features of our frontend application.
  • Participate in code reviews and help to guide software architecture decisions.
  • Write well-tested and documented code.
  • Propose best practises regarding code organisation, design patterns, and conventions in a frontend development environment.
  • Effectively work with a team of other frontend engineers, backend engineers as well as the good folks in Product, Design and QA.

:eye: What We Look For In You

  • 3+ years of experience as a front-end engineer with excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS, SASS and Javascript(ES6+).
  • Expert-level understanding in building modern React powered frontend applications with demonstrated experience.
  • Understanding of React best practises where performance and security is concerned.
  • Experience with the React state management libraries e.g Redux.
  • Experience with CSS-in-JS solutions like Styled Components.
  • A firm command of Typescript.
  • Experience with Webpack + Babel.
  • Experience with Unit and Components testing(Heads up, We use Jest :wink: ).
  • Experience with Responsive Web design.
  • Some basic understanding of PWAs and Accessibility standards .
  • Some Blockchain knowledge.
  • Cultural and Value fit. 
  • Undying passion and obsession for shipping and building applications. This drives you to initiate things and drive others, as opposed to being driven.
  • Critical thinking is something we look out for, as we would need to rely on your judgement and decision making.
  • Technical Writing & Documentation Skills is a requirement.
  • Demonstrated ability to create order out of chaos, with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to contribute in the following areas: CI/CD, Product Quality, Technical Debt Management, Agile Maturity. 

We encourage you to apply if you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications. Studies show that meeting just 50% of a role’s requirements puts you in the running. 

:money_with_wings: Perks

  • A chance to be an early member of a high-growth startup
  • We pay competitively in the Nigerian market for the matched experience and role
  • An amazing work culture and a company that truly cares about creating the best and most fun place to work
  • We offer health insurance that includes dental, optical & covers major surgeries
  • 4 weeks paid time off
  • We’re invested in your personal growth and we provide a training stipend and extra-curricular activities like book club and other initiatives
  • A unique opportunity to play a significant role in building the infrastructure to connect Africa digitally to the rest of the world.

:sparkling_heart: Our Values

Our values inform our behaviour and the choices we make every day. They mean much more than just words to us (and we have the emojis to prove it).

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