Software Engineer (Frontend JavaScript, Customer-Facing) - T

Job Description, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Software Engineer (Frontend JavaScript, Customer-Facing) to join our team in Cape Town.We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard- working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won't be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.The position reports to the Shopfront Engineering Team Lead.Your responsibilities will include the following:To assist design, develop and refine new featuresLocate and resolve bugs and crashesBrainstorm new ideas and conceptsWork with teammates on design, code reviews, and estimationImplement front-end JavaScript coding at a senior level with a focus on performance, maintainability and testable code.Create modules and components to incorporate them together into a functional site.Work closely with the designers and back-end developers, and communicate primarily with the API using standard methods, as well as be expected to make modifications to the existing PHP code.

Responsibilities + Skills


Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience


A minimum of 3+ years of experience as a Front-End Developer writing codeVery proficient in coding plain JavaScript from scratchUnderstands inheritance in JavaScript and advanced JavaScript techniques

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 28th October 2020
  • Designation: Software Engineer (Frontend JavaScript, Customer-Facing) - Takealot
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: 0
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  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 28th October 2020

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  • was officially launched in June 2011, following the successful acquisition of an existing ecommerce business called Take2 by the US-based investment firm, Tiger Global Management and Kim Reid in October 2010. Today, is the leading ecommerce retailer in ... Read moreMission:’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa, and has built a foundation on the simple concept that the customer comes first.The success of the business is based on its ability to delight customers with amazing customer service. is dedicated to improving the customer experience, from the moment you arrive on the website or app and place an order to when it arrives at your door. 

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