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Position Title:Front End Developer

Location: Techsavanna Company, Nairobi


You will be part of a cross-functional, self-motivated team with clear ownership and passion to form our future product offering.  You will be required to work with JavaScript (React, Redux), HTML, CSS, Webpack and other technologies to build coherent and dynamic user interfaces that makes deep insights comprehensible to our customers. You will focus on modularity and reuse where it makes sense, while ensuring that there are no constraints to delivering world-class software products continuously.


  • Past experience as a frontend developer building modern JavaScript-based web applications with keen focus on React JS & React Native, GraphQL, Node JS
  • Expert experience with HTML, CSS/LESS/SCSS/etc., JavaScript, and responsive design
  • Mobile development experience with either native or web-to-native tooling and frameworks
  • Experience using React JavaScript frameworks and libraries
  • Understanding of RESTful APIs and how use them in practice
  • Knowledge of Object-Oriented programing
  • Ability to write effective unit, integration, and end-user automation tests
  • Develop reusable UI components in React/Redux
  • Build Front End features for customer and agent facing applications
  • Help increase our average team velocity in ticket resolution and increase our team capacity
  • Work as part of small Agile team
  • Consistently and frequently deliver solutions that are well-engineered, maintainable and tested within the agreed upon timeframe
  • Participate in code reviews and sprint planning, help identify opportunities, work through challenges and share knowledge with colleagues
  • Collaborate with the product team to understand business requirements

Agile/Digital Experience

  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Experience as a Developer on a cross-functional agile team preferred

Individual Skills

  • Strong communication skills with ability to communicate complex technical concepts and
  • align organization on decisions
  • Sound problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly process complex information and
  • present it clearly and simply
  • Utilizes team collaboration to create innovative solutions efficiently


  • Degree in Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Science or a similar relevant field.
  • 2+ years of hands-on development with 1 year using React/Redux for a platform
  • Experience with building React components that follow best practices and are performant
  • Solid understanding of modern web application development processes and standard methodologies. Strong preference for this experience to include responsive design and front-end development on a consumer-facing application where simplicity is a first class goal.
  • Lean and Agile values and principles for building software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Love for experimentation
  • Creative thinking and Attention to detail
  • Strong independent decision-making, organizational, planning and problem solving skills
  • Confident, enthusiastic and strategic with strong leadership and influencing skills

How to Apply

If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role, clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below.