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  • Posted: Aug 26, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • AZA is an established provider of currency trading solutions which accelerate global access to frontier markets through an innovative infrastructure. By leveraging cutting edge technology in our flagship products, TransferZero and BFX, AZA is able to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to and from frontier markets. Tra...
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    Senior Frontend Engineer (UK / Africa)

    Category: Engineering

    Job Summary

    • We are looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer who can help our ever-growing team in moving us to the latest generation of frontend application development whilst also making sure our direct to customer products remain performant and available to our customers.
    • The post holder will report to the Software Engineering Manager.
    • This role is open to candidates in either London, Dakar, Lagos or Nairobi.

    How your skills and passion will come to life at AZA:

    • Innovate, Develop, Maintain and Contribute to the existing AZA’s codebase and it’s associated applications.
    • Work closely with the engineering leads to aid with architecture decisions for the application and supporting infrastructure.
    • Mentor, train and support other engineers in order to develop our in house frontend development skills.


    • Preferably someone who has worked as a Senior Frontend Engineer for a minimum of 5 years.
    • Proven proficiency Javascript, Typescript specifically React.
    • Good knowledge of working with APIs and specifically using them as data sources for frontend applications.
    • Familiarity with deploying and managing frontend applications on the cloud in an automated way.
    • Good knowledge of current Javascript standards (ES6+).
    • Proven proficiency using automated Javascript testing frameworks.
    • Proficient with CSS3 and related tools/methodologies such as Less and/or Sass, CSS modules, CSS-in-JS etc.
    • A strong and flexible work ethic.
    • Excellent communication skills.


    • Good knowledge of software deployment tooling and orchestration.
    • Good knowledge of software deployment tooling and orchestration.
    • Good knowledge of cloud providers, especially AWS.
    • Good knowledge of source control using Git.
    • Familiarity with logging, monitoring and alerting tools.
    • Familiarity with the agile development methodology specifically Scrum.
    • Familiarity with DevOps principles, especially the 12 Factor App and Infrastructure as Code.
    • Familiarity with container architecture, especially Docker.
    • Preference to participate in pair-programming and using GitHub pull requests to review code of others.
    • Confidence in refactoring and working with both new and existing codebases.


    • A competitive salary and benefits package.
    • Casual work environment.
    • Great work -life balance.
    • We value autonomy.
    • Opportunity for growth for all employees.
    • Opportunity to work hard and play hard and more!!

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Aza Finance on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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