Hivisasa.com (Mobile Web Ltd) Job Vacancy 2018 for Senior Frontend Engineer, Application Details

Hivisasa.com (Mobile Web Ltd) Job Vacancy 2018 for Senior Frontend Engineer, Application Details

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Hivisasa.com (Mobile Web Ltd) Job Vacancy 2018 Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Hivisasa.com (Mobile Web Ltd) Job Vacancy 2018

Tech at Hivisasa is a very small team. We expect you to take an active role in architecting solutions and evolving the tech team culture / best practices. We already have a product with > 3 million uniques per month, 100,000’s of page views per day. This is a great testbed on which to iterate new features. You will have the opportunity to make a direct impact across the organization and our user base immediately!

Job Description

Ready to change the way content is generated and shared in Kenya? Join one of the fastest growing sites in Kenya. With over 3.8 million monthly readers, your work is certain to be seen! Hivisasa is looking for a frontend engineer to help co-create a product our readers and writers will enjoy and that we will love developing!

Start: Immediately

Compensation: Competitive Duration: Open ended, full time

Current Stack: Express Node.js, Java 8, Elasticsearch, SQL, Spring framework (Spring-boot, Spring data, Spring security, Spring XD), Redis, Angular

Requirements:

  • 6+ years experience in software development
  • 2+ years experience with Express
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills

You are:

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  • Obsessed with bringing hot designs to life with a wicked attention to detail and elegant responsive solutions
  • An express ninja obsessed with crisp user experiences and maintainable code
  • Ready to tackle challenges end to end and learn new skills
  • Excited to develop, coach, and lead future team members
  • Passionate about establishing good dev practices and improving the code base
  • Detail oriented and capable of taking crude designs and building them into complete features
  • Interested in the participation of the selection, design, implementation, and evaluation of features
  • You enter conversations with strong opinions, weakly held

You will:You’ll be the lead developer for our existing reader facing site. With over 3.5 million monthly readers your work will have immediate impact. You will A/B test impactful features that will improve key engagement metrics and delight our readers. Whether it is suggesting the perfect next article to read, having a tailored layout for dumb phones on Opera Mini, or inferring a reader’s interests based on their location, you will be pivotal in discovering what moves the needle. You will own our Node.js code base and will be responsible for elegantly structuring and evolving the project.

Nice to have experience:

  • Heroku, ElasticSearch, Continuous Integration, Angular, Linux, Redis, Opera Mini, Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics, Kibana, Facebook Ads, Facebook APIs
  • Ad networks (Google Ads, Monetize More, Taboola)
  • News media or blog sites and related challenges such as time sensitive SEO
  • Experience working on sites with millions of pageviews per day, load testing, scaling

What is Hivisasa:Hivisasa is a place for African audiences to create, discover and share content. We are driven by our mission to elevate local and national debates by informing readers, providing a rewarding discussion platform, and decentralising the flow of information. Media is very controlled in this part of the world and the internet offers a chance for people with different voices to come together and get heard.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send applications to Email [email protected]

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