Front End Engineer.

OLX Group - Cairo

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Experience Needed:
More than 3 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Confidential
Languages:
Arabic, English
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job
  • Front-end Engineers build and maintain robust APIs - from the service that powers them right down to the line of code that perfects them.
  • They ensure all our services are healthy, monitored, automated, and designed to scale.
  • You will work closely with other teams from the early stages of design all the way through identifying and resolving production issues.
  • You will support a wide range of products focusing on automation, availability and performance, and above all reliability as well as supporting mobile engineers and business intelligence leading up to, during and after each sprint.
  • You will live true to our ambitions of building an industry leading platform which is relentlessly focused on innovation.
  • Develop elegant solutions for complex problems;
  • Write and maintain exemplary code following best programming practices;
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the complete architecture of our product and the position of your product stream in it;
  • Work in a mentoring capacity within a peer-programming environment and provide guidance on tasks, irrespective of complexity or scale;
  • Ensure feature comparability across multiple browsers & platforms;
  • Identify and address performance issues;
  • Handle the entire software development life cycle, end to end.
Job Requirements
  • Excellent understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript;
  • Experience with mobile-first and responsive web design methodologies;
  • Fair knowledge of pre-processors such as Sass (preferably), Stylus or LESS;
  • Fair understanding of BEM, OOCSS or SMACSS methodologies;
  • Essential understanding of JavaScript libraries, patterns and methodologies (jQuery, AJAX, Modernizr, etc.)
  • Experience with testing and developing across multiple browsers while maintaining a consistent experience;
  • Fair understanding of MVC frameworks (Ember, Angular, Backbone or React);
  • Understanding of build tools like Gulp or Webpack;
  • Knowledge of Node.js;
  • Understanding of package management tools like bower and NPM;
  • Fair understanding of AMD, UMD and Common JS patterns;
  • Understanding of client-side performance issues;
  • Good eye for design and UX;
  • Experience with writing modular and reusable code;
  • Understanding of version control systems (git);
  • Understanding of using command line;
  • Good understanding for using graphic applications like Photoshop, Illustrator or Sketch;
  • Experience with PHP is a plus;
  • JavaScript testing experience is a plus;
  • Experience with internationalization and working on websites with multiple languages is a plus.
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role;
  • 3+ years of experience in JavaScript;
  • 3+ years of experience in analysis, design, coding and implementation of next generation web applications.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent field;
  • Problem solving; Analytical thinking; Conceptual thinking; Detail oriented;
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills. This is an absolute must. We have heated debates around complicated subjects and you will be expected to defend your points of view.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and quickly adjust in a rapidly changing environment;
About this Company

OLX is the world’s leading classifieds platform in high-growth markets. It’s available in more than 35 countries and in over 50 languages. The platform makes it so easy to connect people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services.
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