Senior Full Stack Developer

8 years plus work experience

Our studio is looking for an experienced developer ( 8 years plus ) with a solid track record and stable work history.

We're looking for someone with the confidence and expertise to design and manage our web and mobile applications. You’ll be leading our rapid prototyping and app dev projects and ensuring that the systems are well designed and maintained. You'll be working with a team of confident front-end developers and designers, junior and senior React and React Native Engineers, and the technical director.

We are designing and building software for companies in the medical, financial education, and the insurance industry. We also built a great water saving app during the Cape Town water crisis and rugby club app that takes payments from club members. We are a design-lead studio and we pursue our own internal projects from time to time to keep experimenting and applying our knowledge and expertise to personal projects where we see opportunities.

We value time off and encourage flexible working hours. The team is geared towards working remotely. We have team lunches on Wednesdays and work in a low-key relaxed studio environment. You'll find out more when we meet and have a chat.

Personal traits and strengths that we're looking for

  • Great communication skills to lead development projects
  • Open-minded, flexible and a problem solver
  • Proactive and willingness to learn and improve
  • Backend/ Server side: NodeJS, Firestore / Firebase, Google Cloud Functions, Heroku
  • Front-end Languages: JavaScript, React
  • App Technologies: React Native
  • DevOps: Setup and deploy Ci pipelines. Linux server management advantageous
  • DSummary of our servers: Linux VM’s, hosting js, PHP and static sites. Web servers mix of Apache and NGINX
  • Summary of our project techstacks: Next.js, React, Electron, Vue.js, PHP

Our preferred tools of the trade

  • Git
  • Webpack
  • VS Code
  • Fastlane
  • Storybook

Bonus points for experience with

  • React Native
  • Node.js
  • Jest unit testing
  • Detox E2E testing
  • ESLint
  • Prettier
  • CodePush
  • Agile

Summary of day-to-day duties

  • Planning projects with the entire team
  • Weekly code reviews with colleagues
  • Creation and management of apps (web and mobile)
  • Setup and creation of back-end (analytics, authentication, database, storage, notifications)
  • Integration of back-end and front-end
  • Writing unit tests
  • App distribution
  • Maintenance of existing systems

Interested in joining our team?

If you’re keen on finding out more about our studio and the projects we prioritize please email an introduction to developer2019@aux.co.za. Please include an introduction about yourself, project links, salary expectation, GitHub links, and your CV. Exciting times!

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