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Senior Web Engineer

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A reputable video entertainment organisation is currently seeking an individual to assume the role of Senior Web Engineer. The successful incumbent will be responsible for creating and maintaining web applications that are compelling and enable the organisation’s users to consume world-class content through the latest available web technologies.


  • Review designs created by web designers and ask all necessary clarifying questions before starting on work.
  • Write code to implement visual elements into various web applications.
  • Create prototypes, mockups and staging sites for review and feedback.
  • Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support).
  • Produce fully functional web applications writing clean code.
  • Gather specific requirements and suggest solutions.
  • Write unit and UI tests to identify malfunctions.
  • Troubleshoot and debug to optimise performance.
  • Design interfaces to improve user experience.
  • Liaise with Product Development team to plan new features.
  • Ensure new and legacy applications meet quality standards.
  • Research and suggest new web products, applications and protocols.
  • Keep abreast with new technology trends.
  • Effectively communicate with peers on all levels.
  • Provide detailed explanations and argue the pros and cons of choices that are.
  • Follow and drive the implementation of the department’s standards and methodologies.


  • Degree in IT / Computer Science.
  • Post Graduate qualification in IT / Computer Science (advantageous).
  • 6 + years’ experience doing front end development specialising in web applications and Exceptional knowledge of JavaScript, C#, JSON, SOAP and REST Web Services and Good knowledge of ReactJs (advantageous).
  • Knowledge of MVC architecture (advantageous).
  • Solid understanding of Agile methodologies.
  • SCRUM experience (advantageous).
  • Must have a solid understanding of object-oriented programming.
  • Necessary experience in development practices such as test-driven development, continuous integration and deployment.
  • Knowledge of Java back-end development (advantageous).
  • Experience in designing, coding and testing entire systems.
  • Must be able to make use of appropriate data structures and algorithms and comes up with generic / object-oriented code that encapsulate aspects of the problem that are subject to change.
  • Know how and when to use enterprise patterns (caching, queuing, logging etc).
  • Experience in mastering primary programming languages.

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Gauteng - JHB North