Engineering

Javascript Developer In Cape Town

Overview of the position 

We are hiring all levels. Years don’t equate to skill, some of our best engineers are under 25. Our teams are small (5 max) and pack the punch of most 10 man teams (not joking). We automate stuff. We use AWS, so you should already have experience with serverless tech. You should also have experience with a modern frontend framework (React, Vue, Angular) and if it’s not React it better be good experience. You will work across the stack with our teams on multiple projects.

Our Stack 

We build almost everything on the Serverless framework with AWS behind the scenes. We love React on the front, web and mobile. You should love the idea of this. Also, single table design, DynamoDB.

Backend:

  • GraphQL
  • AWS AppSync
  • AWS Cloudfront
  • AWS CloudWatch
  • AWS Cognito
  • AWS Lambda
  • AWS DynamoDB – single table
  • AWS S3 (hosting + Storage)
  • AWS S3
  • AWS SES (email + push)
  • AWS SNS
  • AWS SNS
  • AWS SQS
  • Lots of other AWS Stuff

Frontend:

  • ReactJS
  • React Native
  • Typescript
  • CSS-in-JS (Styled Components)
  • Tests first

Other notable tech things 

Other notable non-tech things 

  • 10 o’clock Rock
  • Foosball, annual foosball tournament, Ministry of Foos, slack foos-bot
  • Annual full-company X-mas retreat
  • Dev chats
  • Friday talks
  • Hatch (Annual company-wide hackathon)
  • Our own currency (Stacos)

Remote vs On-site 

We believe in teams. Teams work better in person. Our teams are often distributed but everybody has a home base. We call it a Guild. At present, you must be in Cape Town. How else do we have a beer on a Friday together? But yes you can also work from home when you want.

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