Junior developer
Dimension Data
Cape Town, South Africa
25d ago

Looking for the next step in your career? Enjoy a challenge? Do you have an ambition for innovation? Want to make a difference?

If you join our growing global team, you’ll be working for an industry leader with offices across five continents, in over 47 countries and more than 28 000 employees.

You will work with some of the leading world brands across the Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies who are all relying on Dimension Data to help them use the power of technology to achieve their ambition in this digital era.

You’ll be part of a team who’s passionate about making a difference to the way technology shapes how we live and work whether it’s protecting the rhino, connecting the G20 Summit, or revolutionising cycling, giving you the opportunity to do great things.

You’ll be joining a Global Top Employer, recognised for investing in talent because people are at the heart of our success.

You provide the skills, passion and ideas, and we’ll provide the platform to realise your ambitions.Great talent. Great teams.

Great work. Great opportunities.

Want to be part of our team?

We are looking for an Angular Developer responsible for the client side of our services. Your primary focus will be to evolve and maintain a unified analytics portal in the form of a mobile and desktop web app, with a focus on performance.

Your main duties will include creating modules and components and coupling them together into a functional app with underlying data structures.

The artistic design will be delivered to you, together with a few HTML templates, but we will ask for your help in regard to animations, CSS, and final HTML output.

You will work in a team with the back-end developer, and communicate with the API using standard methods. A thorough understanding of all of the components of our platform and infrastructure is required.

Responsibilities

  • Working with Designers and BackEnd development teams to To build a framework that simplifies the development of a consistent UI for Dimension Data's websites and apps
  • Technical Feasibility studies to evaluate UX and UI designs for implementability.
  • Collaborating with the UX and UI designers to achieve the best possible User Experience on all projects
  • Working within a SAFe Agile Framework
  • Estimating effort required with various levels of detail available, ability to identify and articulate any ideas that will improve the development flow.
  • Participation in team ceremonies
  • Skills :

  • Experience with Angular, Typescript, and RxJS are a must
  • Experience in applying AngularJS best practices and commonly used modules based on work experience
  • Solid background in JavaScript (ES5, & ES6+) and AngularJS
  • Proficient understanding of NPM and NodeJS.
  • Experience with Bootstrap v3, jQuery, Lodash, Highcharts, Keylines, Angular-UI and VertX would be beneficial.
  • Creating self-contained, reusable, and testable modules and components
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Maintaining the build process for production, using task runners or scripts
  • Documenting the code inline using JSDoc or other conventions
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Writing unit tests using automated TDD tasks
  • Creating e2e tests for new or existing components
  • Good communication skills for working with local and remote with developers in different countries
  • Flexible personal life to cater for different time zones and willingness to travel every three months.
  • Ability to discuss and reason about architectural decisions with the other developers and stakeholders
  • Self-managed, accountable, and dependable.
  • A good eye for visual UI and a passion for UX.
  • A solid understanding of the inner workings of responsive frameworks (preferably Bootstrap).
  • A good understanding of, and experience with SCSS and jQuery.
  • Good work ethic and accountability.
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Good communication skills (especially with remote work).
  • Drive / ambition to build something awesome that's evolving and that will positively affect MANY people (end-users, developers, product teams, projects, and stake holders).
  • Background and personality :

  • Someone who is passionate about their craft and is a front-end developer at heart.
  • Someone who is constantly looking to utilize best practices and can demonstrate and implement these ideas in code
  • Someone who is pragmatic about the way the approach implementation of best practices and architecture
  • Someone who has already tried and done many different things in front end frameworks and is able to figure out what they don't know through research.
  • Someone who is always willing and able to help and who can empower other members of the team through knowledge sharing.
  • Experience :

  • Minimum of 1-3 years in JavaScript development
  • Experience in Angular2+ and Typescript
  • What would make you a good fit for this role?

    Join our growing global team and accelerate your career with Dimension Data. Apply today.

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    Dimension Data is an equal opportunity employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be unfairly discriminated against on any arbitrary ground including race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected category.

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