Feb 25, 2021

Front-End Developer

  • Sanlam Group
  • Midrand, South Africa
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Who are we?

MiWay is a direct financial services company. We are passionate about service excellence, convenience and offering our clients superior value products. Our Vision is to be a world-class direct financial services business that offers a complete array of services under one convenient umbrella – all managed online. Category winners of the Mail & Guardian Top Companies Reputation Awards in 2014, as well as the Deloitte Best Company to Work For Survey 2011 and 2012 – were are passionate about our people. We are positive that with the right people on board, we will continue to grow and give our clients the freedom to do things their way – free from worry and most importantly at peace with all the “what-ifs” of the world. Company values that every employee subscribes to are: Energy, Freedom, Accountability and Attitude. The ideal candidate is one who has the courage to be bold and subscribes to MiWay’s core values! Do you have a positive attitude, love a challenge, treat your colleagues with respect and look for solutions, not problems? If yes, then MiWay is the place for you!

What will you do?
We're looking for a talented, passionate Front-End Developer to work on MiWay’s ever-growing technology-stack and applications. The ideal candidate will be responsible for planning and developing world-class solutions within a cross-functional team. We're looking for a developer to contribute towards sustainable, intuitive and functional solutions that meet business needs. The candidate will have an impact on the technical direction of our applications and shape the success of the customer experience.

Our department’s purpose is to Deploy working software, that adds business value, daily. In order to achieve this, we require team members to be open and comfortable with active participation in reviewing code and standards, supporting production to maintain its stability and have a good problem-solving approach to understand and solve a wide range of issues. We are all professionals sharing the same purpose so we should not intend offence or take offence when communicating, especially when handling constructive criticism from one another. We hold each other accountable so we can support and grow each other.

What will make you successful in this role?
4+ years of development experience in software development
Proficient in HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and expertise in related open source technologies e.g. Vue.js
Experience with web application frameworks; with additional preference to Nuxt.js
Experience with user interface design and reporting on key user experience metrics
Experience with browser-based debugging and performance testing software
Solid understanding of web application architecture
Good understanding of software development design patterns
Understanding of software systems used in the development process: Code versioning (Git), Release management (Bitbucket & Bamboo) and Issue Tracking (JIRA)
Deliverables include, but will not be limited to:
Competencies required:
Knowledge and Skills
IT Data Analysis
Project Oversight
Reporting and Administration
Quality, Compliance and Accreditation
Business Requirements Definition

Personal Attributes:
Organisational savvy - Contributing through others
Manages complexity - Contributing through others
Plans and aligns - Contributing through others
Optimises work processes - Contributing through others
Build a successful career with us
We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping our employees to realise their worth. Through its business clusters – Sanlam Personal Finance, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Investments, Sanlam Corporate, Santam, Miway, as well as the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Core Competencies
Cultivates innovation - Contributing through others
Customer focus - Contributing through others
Drives results - Contributing through others
Collaborates - Contributing through others
Being resilient - Contributing through others
Turnaround time
The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.

Our commitment to transformation
At MiWay we believe in cultivating a positive and dynamic working environment that gives you freedom and opportunity to succeed. MiWay is committed to transformation and embracing diversity. This is what drives us to achieve a multicultural workplace with employment equity as a key goal to create an inclusive workforce, reflective of the demographics of our society.

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