Stears provides high-quality data & news analysis on African markets.
Stears Business is our business publication enabling curious readers to understand the economy. Launched in 2017, Stears Business is undergoing a major expansion of its analytical talent, newsroom, digital platforms, and journalistic ambitions. Therefore, this is an exciting time to join the Stears Business team, as we deepen our commitment to delivering the highest quality news analysis in Nigeria.
We are looking for highly-motivated, intellectually curious problem solvers with a shared commitment to building software and creating information products that changes the way we understand markets & consumers in Africa. Come help us understand the complex interplay of markets, economics, consumers and wealth in Africa.
We are conscious of the continuous need for diversity, gender diversity in particular, in our software delivery team and so we are strongly encouraging qualified women to apply for this role.
We need an experienced full stack web developer to join the Stears Business team.
This is a full-time position based in Lagos.
In this role the successful candidate would be expected to:
Deliver new features and upgrades to the Stears Business website
Provide architectural solutions for the Stears Business stack
Review code from the rest of the team
Contribute to other software projects within the Stears ecosystem (You may be able to contribute to our other projects too depending on their feature pipelines), e.g. the Election Data Centre
Our successful applicant:
Must have experience with git and the terminal/command line
Should have some experience with ReactJS & NodeJS
Should have some experience with unit testing in JS or Python or both
Should have good communication skills and problem-solving ability
Additionally, the following would make you more attractive:
Experience in one or more of the following: (Firebase, VueJS, BackboneJS, Typescript, docker, kubernetes, nginx)
Superb knowledge in multiple front end frameworks (ReactJS, VueJS, Svelte, Angular)
What’s in it for you?
As a member of the Stears team, you can expect:
Comprehensive health insurance
Paid time off including vacation & sick days
APPLY HERE. Application deadline: 30th April 2020
Stears is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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