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Senior JavaScript Developer – Gain Capital Markets & Big Data Experience – R850k/annum CTC – Cape Town

Job Title: Senior JavaScript Developer – Gain Capital Markets & Big Data Experience – R850k/annum CTC – Cape Town
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Salary: R850k/annum CTC
Contact Name: Ashleigh Watermeyer
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 26, 2019 09:01

Job Description

This is a very RARE opportunity for a Senior JavaScript Developer to gain Capital Markets & Big Data experience developing applications which will revolutionize the way in which multinational financial institutions do business. You will be responsible for developing applications which will simplify the financial markets and provide insights into the data by displaying information in a user-friendly way. You will work closely with a globally distributed team and international clients.
This Senior JavaScript Developer is Cape Town (Southern Suburbs) based and is paying R850k/annum CTC
This Global FinTech business is focused on developing tools which simplify Capital Markets & Financial Data allowing their clients to make critical business decisions with relevant information. This position is based in their Cape Town office, but you will work closely with multiple team abroad. This company offers a fast growing, innovative working environment and offers their employees the flexibility they need.
• JavaScript web application framework experience – Ideally Angular
• Experience with HTML5, CSS3, SVG, Web Standards, Progressive Enhancement.
• Experience with modern web development libraries and tools (e.g. Webpack, Typescript, D3.js, Babel, SASS etc)
• Proven ability in at least one server-side MVC framework (e.g. Java Spark, .NET Core MVC, Node js).
• Experience of working with continuous integration, continuous deployment (e.g. Team City, Octopus)
• Experience developing and consuming REST based services.
• Experience with at least one JavaScript testing framework (Jasmine, Mocha, QUnit, Karma, etc.)
• Experience working in a micro-service-based architecture.
• Experience using Docker to deploy applications and run them on our Kubernetes clusters
• Extensive experience using GIT
• NoSQL database understanding – The tech stack includes Elasticsearch, Hive and HBase.
• To be able to write performant complex queries over Postgres and Redshift
• Financial projects will be a bonus
• Experience developing desktop applications in JavaScript using Electron will be a bonus
• Mobile application development will be a bonus
If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:
Ashleigh Watermeyer or ash [at]
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