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  • Posted: Feb 8, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 15, 2023
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    Safaricom is the leading provider of converged communication solutions in Kenya. In addition to providing a broad range of first-class products and services for Telephony, Broadband Internet and Financial services, Safaricom seeks to uplift the welfare of Kenyans through value-added services and support for community projects.
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    Frontend Developer

    Brief Description

    Reporting to the Digital Channels Tech Lead, the position holder will be responsible for building the ‘client-side’ of our web applications and translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications. To create a functional and attractive digital environment for our company, ensuring great user experience.


    • Develop new user-facing features
    • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
    • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
    • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
    • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to backend
    • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
    • Translates business and customer requirements into technology requirements
    • Defines architecture and design of systems and solutions to meet current and future business needs


    • BSc. Computer Science/Software Engineering/IT
    • 3 years + experience in software development in a busy IT environment
    • Proficiency in coding languages and style sheet languages including HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3
    • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
    • Demonstrable graphic design skills
    • Proficiency in JavaScript frameworks and libraries including Angular, Next.js, React, React Native
    • Working knowledge of desktop publishing tools, including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
    • Strong working knowledge of web speed focused techniques like async loading and lazy loading
    • Working knowledge of source control and CI/CD tools including GitHub/GitLab, Ansible, AWS CodeDeploy
    • Significant working knowledge and experience in Rest API, GraphQL
    • Experience in applying Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) principles and practices
    • Working knowledge and experience of SEO principles and Google Analytics
    • Working knowledge and experience of Progressive Web Apps and cross-browser compatibility web development
    • Working experience of Android, iOS operating systems
    • Excellent problem-solving skills are preferred
    • Good interpersonal skills

    Method of Application

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