ABSA Bank Vacancies – Specialist Front End Developer

Website Absa Group Limited

Job Description:

Apply critical thinking & problem solving skills to contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle & quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure designs & solutions support the technical organisation principles of self-service, repeatability, testability, scalability & resilience
  • Evaluate analysis, problem definition, business requirements, solution development & provide recommendations to enable the operational feasibility of solutions
  • Conduct reviews, performance monitoring & ongoing optimization and maintenance on applications
  • Provide input into project & program teams (when required) to plan & manage the development lifecycle e.g. releases, risk management, testing, integration etc.
  • Support the development of CI / CD Pipelines (authoring & supporting CI/CD pipelines in Jenkins / similar tools and deploying to multi-site Kubernetes environments – supporting and managing your applications all the way to production)
  • Quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver technical solutions
  • Work with integrated teams and other developers to improve and evolve technical products and services
  • Apply general design patterns and paradigms to deliver technical solutions
  • Align all application development & development process to Group Architecture & Infrastructure guidelines
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting e.g. Jenkins, Docker, Ansible, Kubernetes
  • Use & configure modern observability techniques leveraging e.g. aggregated logging via ELK stack, metrics via Prometheus / Grafana / NewRElic and tracing using Zipkin/Jaeger
  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle including
  • Debug existing source code and polish feature sets.
  • Apply critical thinking, design thinking and problem solving skills in an agile team environment to solve technical problems (Front
  • End, Back End OR Middleware) with high quality solutions

Job Requirements:

  • You will be working in a team building reusable components following WAI-AA standards that have requirements outside the presentation layer, using an approach that accommodates these functional concerns.
  • Act as a communication bridge between the Product Design and Engineering teams, creating a shared language and helping break down knowledge silos.
  • Define best practices for front-end developers at Absa and help improve the entire engineering team’s processes around building UI and using the design System.
  • You will be collaborating with Product Designers and Engineers to build and evolve Absa’s design system.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience using one or more modern frameworks like Angular, React, Web Components or any other component-based development framework.
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Information Technology (Required)

Job Details:

Company: Absa Group Limited

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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