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Job: Senior (Front End) Engineer

Active since 08-07-2017 Job category IT - Software Development
Location Lagos Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 0 Salary -
Our client, a leading travel booking portal, is seeking the services of a Senior (Front End) Engineer.

Job Title:
Senior (Front End) Engineer

Job Objective/ Purpose of Job:
Responsible for bridging the gap between graphical design and technical implementation and defining the looks and functionality of applications.

Location: Lagos

Reports To: Head, Solutions Architect
Supervises: Junior Engineer
Other Relationships (Internal & External): UX/UI Design, Service Operations, Program Management, Quality Assurance


Solution Development
  • Drive and shape the delivery of new digital services, ensuring a cohesive user experience
  • Participate in process flow analysis and design
  • Work with project delivery teams to ensure that estimates are accurate and that the proposed solution can be implemented effectively
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Translate the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application.
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Provide architectural design solutions and governance across multiple platforms and technologies, including hosted and cloud, traditional and web applications.
  • Work with stakeholders from across the organisation to understand the requirements, standards and constraints
  • Supervise assigned team
  • Follow through on personal administrative responsibilities.
  • Counsel and advise team members daily and as required on ways to improve their performance
  • Ensure all goals set for department are met each and every day
  • Customer Satisfaction index
Internal Process
  • Product Quality
  • Efficient product development cost
  • Response Time
  • Average Hours Charged
  • Turnaround Time
Learning & Growth
  • Knowledge sharing
Education/ Professional Qualification
  • Minimum of a first degree
  • Degree in Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related field
  • Membership of a professional body are required is an added advantage
  • Relevant Certifications such as TOGAF 9
  • Minimum of 4-6 years’ experience as a developer
  • Knowledge of web-based systems architecture, service-based architecture, enterprise application architecture
Functional/ Technical
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Good understanding and knowledge of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image.
  • Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git / Mercurial / SVN
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
  • Experience in building travel technologies; implementing software development processes and procedures based on online travel industry standards
  • Demonstrable ability to handle crisis
  • Communication
  • Skilled listener
  • Analytical skill
  • Normal office environment
  • Working Long Hours
  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional interaction with External Stakeholders


More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category IT - Software Development
Industry / Industries E-commerce
Region Nigeria

Contact information

Name Omotayo Saba