Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN)

Senior Front-End Engineer

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Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is recruiting for Full time Senior Front-End Engineer

Job Description

Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast growing Software company with a vision to build an enduring organization with an ecosystem of value creators- while delivering high impact technology solutions for emerging markets through a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation. At VGN we wage war against the average, go beyond the ordinary to explore limitless opportunities; breaking the norms and aggressively pursuing success through- Relentless Hard-work, Pursuit of excellence, calculated risk taking and a hunger for knowledge and we have a lot of fun at it!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Front-End Engineer

Location
: Ikeja, Lagos
Job Type: Full-time

Position Purpose

  • We are looking for a Front End Engineer with a strong eye for design and an advocate for the user.
  • This individual will write well-crafted, high-quality and easy to maintain code while working closely with our customers and back end developers to craft valuable solutions for our users.
  • As a software engineer, you work on a small team and can switch teams and projects as our fast-paced business grows and evolves.
  • We need our engineers to be versatile and always eager to tackle new problems as we continue to push technology forward.
  • If you enjoy creating functional code that provides an exceptional experience, we encourage you to apply!

Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Leading teams and work alongside teams on complex large-scale web projects and handle small-to-medium projects on your own.
  • Create mockups, wireframes, and layouts that promote ease of use and optimize how customers interact with all new products and features.
  • Able to work with core front end and middleware technologies, including HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, and UI MVC frameworks.
  • Prepare prototypes for the new product applications and features.
  • Capable of programming and working with APIs and Restful Web Services.
  • Understand HTML/CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, responsive and mobile with direct experience optimizing design concepts around these technologies.
  • Able to maintain attention to detail while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong experience with UX design.
  • Think creatively and justify concepts

 

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

Qualifications
FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
Other Requirements

Requirements
Qualifications:

  • First Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or any related science discipline;
  • Good understanding of OOP and good knowledge of the Javascript framework.
  • Excellent Presentation skills;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent collaborative skill;
  • Attention to detail; Comfortable working in a loosely structured organization;
  • Highly professional, with the ability to deliver solid work on tight schedules;

Technology Stack:

  • Javascript, ReatJS, AngularJS

Essential Competencies:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in interface design.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates previous work samples.
  • Strong background in UX/UI design, methodologies and development.
  • Experienced in web-based technologies, including HTML code, CSS layout and JavaScript/jQuery, as well as Java and/or C#.
  • Knowledge in programming and working with APIs and Restful Web Services
  • Strong proficiency with NodeJS
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Knowledge of any Data Visualization platform would be a major advantage- PowerBI, Kibana, Tableau, SISense
  • An understanding of Rapid prototyping in UI development would be a major advantage
  • Exposure to Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure) and technologies would be an advantage
  • An understanding of CI/CD (DevOps) principles is required

Additional Information

  • Working conditions: Flexibility is important (Opportunity to work remotely).
  • Equal opportunity: The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality.

Remuneration
Competitive based on experience.

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About Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN)
Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast-growing B2B/B2G Fintech Platform Holdco Company with six subsidiaries, two platform entities and a suite of shared services offered to all subsidiaries. At VGN we wage war against the average, go beyond the ordinary to explore limitless opportunities; breaking the norms and aggressively pursuing success through- Relentless Hard-work, Pursuit of excellence, calculated risk-taking and a hunger for knowledge and we have a lot of fun at it!As a company, we feel...
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Job Summary
Published
July 8, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Location
Lagos
Deadline
July 22, 2019
Specialization
Programming / Web Development
Industries
ICT / Telecommunications
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