Our goal at Pawame is to support limitless opportunity through a foundation of safe, reliable, and affordable solar energy. With so many African communities lacking access to power, participating in the modern digital world can be challenging and laborious. The Pawame team provides the energy-driven tools these communities and individuals need to become successful students, entrepreneurs, and global citizens. We like to think of ourselves as an electric foundation, and our team is what makes that possible.
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with that of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wire frames to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application.
KEY ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE
Building Front-End Features
Design and document frontend features
Write manageable code to implement these features against an approved development plan.
Integrate health monitoring and logging tooling to maintain a healthy stack
Development of Strategy and Plan around the Front-end Stack
Contribute to the software development plan and the general strategy to a more robust and scalable stack.
Advise on new technologies to adopt for the stack.
Testing and Training of New Features
Write automated and functional tests for front-end features.
Train users on new features working as well as improving the UX based on user feedback.
Support and Maintain The FullStack
Offer support in the fullstack when called upon. e.g troubleshoot Zoho Creator used for field operations.
Bachelor in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Technology or any related field of study.
3 years’ experience in FrontEnd environment
2 years’ experience in React.js workflows
Proven experience with newer specifications of EcmaScript
Proven experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
Excellence in Testing knowledge
Knowledge and proven experience in Gitlab
Proven experience with Docker
Excellent communication skills.
A proactive individual.
The ideal candidate should have a result-driven personality
A team player
Ideal candidate should be resilient.
Excellent Problem-Solving skills
Highly attentive to detail.
At Pawame, we are a diverse team of highly energized local and international people, committed to listening to the needs of our consumers in the rural populations in East Africa without access to clean energy. Everyone from our intern to the founders contributes to our success in different ways.
Every team member in Pawame has the same drive and excitement towards achieving our goals. Working hard and being creative are synonymous in our startup life.
You will have the opportunity to directly impact low-income off-grid consumers, dramatically improving the lives of many families.