Co-operative Bank of Kenya

Front – End Developer Job at Cooperative Bank

March 4, 2024
Application deadline closed.
Deadline date:
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Front – End Developer Job at Cooperative Bank

Are you a well-rounded developer looking to join a high performing team where your impact will be recognized immediately? Do you have a passion for creating joyful experiences on web and mobile environments? We are hiring for an experienced individual to bring his/her own unique talents to innovation team dynamic.

If you are looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment, then the Front-End Developer position within The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, is the perfect opportunity for you to scale new horizons.

Reporting to Head – Digital Products & Innovation Factory, the Front – End Developer will be responsible for the development of robust user facing front end platforms in the mobile and web-based applications using latest technologies. He/she will be required to maintain and support applications within this section and will therefore be required to have knowledge working within the agile methodology keeping in mind quality control plans within the developments to identify improvements.

The Role
The successful jobholder will be expected to:

  • Develop new and/or improve existing user facing features to enhance the user experience for both mobile and web applications.
  • Deliver responsive and cross-browser compatible applications.
  • Use Agile engineering practices and various software development technologies to rapidly develop creative, efficient, and re-usable solutions that enhance the organization’s technology stack.
  • Prototype or test the technical feasibility of the UI/UX designs and maintain brand consistency.
  • Optimize applications for size, speed, performance, and scalability.
  • Consume APIs developed by the back-end developers to display data on the application, get and validate input from the application and post data to the API.
  • Secure applications across all channels by putting adequate application security controls.
  • Implement UI/UX analytics to analyze our applications and generate insights to help improve our applications and better understand our customers.
  • Liaise with software vendors to resolve application issues or escalation by collecting, collating information and clearly documenting issues to enable efficient support from the software vendors/partners.
  • Adhere to change control procedures in implementing solutions and seeing through a project from conception to completion.
  • Work collaboratively with the UI/UX design team during the development and improvement of the user experiences.
  • Act as a user-advocate during the development process by offering and implementing suggestions from a user centered design perspective.
  • Act as a “go to” with in depth knowledge of user interface development best practices and standards.
  • Provide support to fellow front-end developers by engaging in peer code reviews.
  • Continuously research on better ways of achieving joyful user experiences and applications optimization.
  • Actively contribute to the front-end development of web based and mobile applications in the bank.
    Use of DevOps and CI/CD tools to deliver new features and projects faster.

Qualifications, Skills & Attributes

Front – End Developer Job at Cooperative Bank

The successful jobholder will be required to possess the following qualifications: –

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science & IT related fields with a focus on software development.
  • At least 3 years’ relevant work experience in Front-end mobile-web development.
  • Experience in responsive and adaptive web development, along with proficiency in Android and iOS development.
  • Proficient understanding of web markup languages and cascading stylesheets, such as HTML and CSS3.
  • Proficiency in CSS, Bootstrap, LESS and SASS.
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting frameworks such as JavaScript, ReactJS, Angular, Vue.js and jQuery.
  • Good understanding of server-side technologies such as Node.js and PHP.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git / Mercurial / SVN.
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that applications will adhere to them.
  • Knowledge in working with RESTful APIs.
  • Knowledge in working with Hybrid Mobile Applications such as Cordova, Ionic, Capacitor and Flutter.
  • Excellent knowledge of web analytics tools such as Google Analytics, Firebase, Mixpanel etc.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, logical thinking, an analytical and investigative mind, and creativity.
  • Proficiency in native android development using Jetpack compose or XML and/or knowledge of Swift UI or UI Kit will be an added advantage

How to apply:

If you are confident that you fit the role and person profile and you are keen to add value to your career then please forward your application letter enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to indicating the job reference number FED/IID/2024 by 12th March 2024.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

Front – End Developer Job at Cooperative Bank