OTHER - 03 APR 2019

Stears is Hiring a Fullstack Developer

Stears is Hiring a Fullstack Developer
Source: VectorStock

Full Stack Developer

Stears, after the launch of Nigeria's first real-time election database, is now looking for an experienced web developer to join us in growing our data and information practice.

Your role and project may change quicker than you expect. The only constant is that you will be building software that empowers investors, researchers and professionals in their quest for accurate and accessible data and intelligence.

Our ideal candidate will need to be very experienced in VueJS and NodeJS as well as some experience in other Javascript frontend frameworks.  As an experienced developer, we assume that you have superb knowledge of git, git workflows, JavaScript, HTML and CSS and most importantly, are able to take the lead on projects with minimum oversight


Your role

  1. Design, prototype and architect software systems that work and meet our standards

  2. Deliver clean efficient software under a Kanban or Scrum-like day-to-day flow

  3. Review code from the rest of the team

  4. Maintain and upgrade existing projects, and transition them to best practices and higher standards


Job requirements

  • Must have experience with CSS, HTML & JS

  • Must have experience with VueJS

  • Must have experience with NodeJS

  • Must have experience with git and the terminal/command line

  • Must have experience with unit testing in JS (Mocha, Chai, Jest or other)

  • Should have great communication skills - We need understand each other

  • Should have good problem-solving ability - You propose better ideas when you feel instructions are subpar


Additionally, the following would make you more attractive:

  • Experience in one or more of the following: (Firebase, Python, Django, SQL, typescript, BackboneJS, docker, kubernetes, nginx)

  • Superb knowledge in multiple front end frameworks (ReactJS, VueJS, Svelte, Angular)

This position is FULL time, based in Victoria Island, Lagos, but applicants can also work from remote locations.


About Stears

We are a data and information company focused on providing high quality information to professionals in Africa. We are commercialising data for professional industries within African markets, while also providing excellent consultancy services to help data-driven companies drive growth. Our current public platforms are our election datasite at nigeriaelections.stearsng.com (CNN feature) and business publication at stearsng.com, and are launching our flagship data platform this year.

If you’re excited about building a solid foundation for a platform that is scalable and responds well to changing requirements (the best kind of software), then come join us.

Please apply here if interested.

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