Senior Frontend Engineer

We’re on a mission to elevate the careers and livelihoods of millions of blue collar professionals, artisans, and other informal workers through the use of technology. Join us.

 

You:

 

As a Senior Frontend Engineer you enjoy making beautiful user interfaces. You have strong opinions based on experience about which frameworks to work with and you know which mistakes to avoid. Good UX design is something you live by and you have the right mind to decide when to use additional tools and frameworks and when to work with vanilla JS.

 

You’ll be responsible for:

 

  • Building scalable and highly usable frontend applications using Angular, VueJS, Backbone and vanilla js

  • Help define the most beautiful user interactions in Kenya

  • Solve (many) real problems using tech

  • Teach junior engineers

  • Support in taking correct technology decisions

 

Successful candidates will have all or most of these qualifications:

 

  • Show us why they are suited for this position, rather than just tell us

  • Fluent English

  • Deeply experienced in Javascript on server and client

    • Good understanding of ES6

    • Highly proficient in Vuejs

  • Some experience with TypeScript

  • Experience with unit testing

  • Deep knowledge of web technologies (REST/HTTP, web sockets, ...)

  • Can intepret High fidelity mocks to implement pixel perfect layouts and functionality of new projects/features 

  • Good understanding of popular programming paradigms (e.g. object orientation, functional programming, ...)

  • Able to fit into a fun and outgoing work environment

  • Work experience and/or relevant educational background
     

 

More about us:

 

At Lynk we make it easier for households and businesses to connect with high quality professionals.  Currently we have verified professionals in over 140 categories ranging from cleaners, to masseuses, to plumbers, and tailors. Through the use of technology we unlock important career tools such as digital profiles, product galleries, customer reviews, and more.  

 

As a company, we’re a tight-knit and highly-collaborative team of developers, hustlers, planners, and doers. We provide the freedom and tools necessary for people to be comfortable and successful in their work and in return expect high performance and a culture of excellence. We value ambition, curiosity, candor and most of all an uncontrollable desire to create amazing things.

Lynk
https://lynk.co.ke
Nairobi, KE