Full stack Developer (MEVN)
Summit Africa Recruitment
Cape Town, South Africa
3d ago
source : Executive Placements


The company specializes in short form video and mobile games subscription services for emerging markets. They produce and license content from local independent creators to larger international agencies.

The company’s Web App has over 8 million subscribers and offers different premium plans to a wide library of Videos, Games, Apps and Music.

About the Department

Our Product team is highly committed to providing the most innovative and engaging sites to entertain our mobile users on a global scale.

The technology stack that we are adopting is MongoDB + NodeJS + NuxtJS, and we are looking for an experienced Full Stack Developer that will be contributing both to architectural choices and continuous product development from ideation to deployment and beyond.

The ideal person for this role is a problem-solver with an inquisitive and innovative mind and loves to collaborate within a cross / functional and multicultural team to drive the product forward.

Applications from candidates that are not residents in SA, Spain or UK, will be employed under a consultant contract.

Core responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following :

  • Make architecture and technology choices for new product features and take real ownership as we continually improve our platform for our users.
  • Be accountable for the development environment and ensure that web infrastructure remains stable. Ensure the quality and usability of deliverables.
  • Focus on the development of all server-side logic, definition, and maintenance of
  • the database and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.
  • Write clear code, which is extremely scalable and maintainable over time and across locations.
  • Maintain site updates, fixing and troubleshooting bugs, and improving performance.
  • Staying current with trends in web application development and design and regularly assesses technological processes and makes recommendations to improve effectiveness.
  • Qualifications and experience :

  • MSc in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • 7+ years’ software development experience
  • 4+ years of development experience in NodeJS
  • 2+ years’ experience with MongoDB
  • Proficient with GIT
  • 2+ years of modern Javascript development covering at least one of the major frameworks; Knowledge of NuxtJS beneficial.
  • We use Nuxt / Vue structure and methodology)

  • Working Knowledge of at least one of the three major cloud providers (Google Cloud, AWS or Azure)
  • Proven experience designing and implementing Micro-services architecture.
  • Experience with improving Software Development Lifecycle and CI / CD pipelines
  • Experience building user interfaces and with creating and consuming RESTful APIs
  • Experience in developing and designing Progressive Web App (PWA) and Single page Applications (SPA)
  • Working experience in an agile team environment is a big plus.
  • Fluent English and good verbal and writing communication skills.
  • Our offer :

  • Be part of a dynamic, skilled and growth orientated team
  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Work from home options
  • Private healthcare compensation
  • Complimentary catering (office based)
  • Half Fridays
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