Fresher IT Jobs – React Developer – Fairventures Worldwide (FVW)

Job Title:    React Developer

Organization:  Fairventures Worldwide (FVW)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Software
Development Officer

 

About US:

Fairventures
Worldwide (FVW) is a German based organization engaged in landscape restoration
activities. Our Uganda program aims to find and implement solutions for
large-scale restoration of deforested areas. FVW works with small scale farmers
in Western Uganda to implement its reforestation programs. FVW approach to
reforestation is through use of fast-growing indigenous tree species in
agroforestry systems. FVW implements its programs through partnerships with
local farmer groups and community entities for maximum impact and
sustainability of projects.

 

Job Summary:  The React Developer reports to the Software
Development Officer and is responsible for development, analysis, testing and
supporting TREEO platform. TREEO web

administration
module will be developed as a React (Next.js) web application.

The position
requires very close cooperation with other members of a Scrum organized
development team in Uganda, development team in Europe, agro-forestry experts
and TREEO users. The position requires excellent knowledge of web development
using React framework, TypeScript programming language, Material-UI framework,
test driven development and test automation. S/he should possess strong
analytical, and communication skills; be highly motivated, organized; be able
work within a cross-functional agile team and under significant time pressure.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

The React Developer
shall;

·       
Cooperate
on analysis of user stories (requirements) and provide technical insight into
analytical process

·       
Develop
web frontend using TypeScript programming language and React framework. Write a
clean, organized, documented and unit-tested code.

·       
Write
automated tests.

·       
Collaborate
with your colleagues in code-review, technical roadmap and overall process for
improving code quality.

·       
Be part
of the Scrum team and participate in all Scrum activities. Work closely with
the other team members, consultants and various stakeholders.

·       
Learn
new technologies to enhance and support other components of the TREEO platform.

·       
Support
TREEO users by providing consultation, support and bug-fixing.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or
related field is required.

·       
At least
two years working experience in web development using React framework.

·       
Excellent
knowledge of JavaScript, TypeScript, CSS and a good understanding of design
patterns and software architectures.

·       
Experience
with Material-UI.

·       
Git and
GitHub knowledge.

·       
Good
understanding and practical experience with agile software development and
Scrum framework is a plus.

·       
English

·       
Critical
thinking and creative problem-solving skills with ability to make sound
judgment.

·       
Willingness
to learn other programming languages and technologies on the project (Node.js,
Python, Kotlin)

·       
Proactive,
results-oriented, and service-oriented.

·       
Attention
to detail, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities.

 

NB: FVW is an equal
opportunity employer and both qualified women and men are encouraged to apply
for this position.

 

How to Apply:

Please Email a cover
letter, CV and GitHub profile (if available) to info.uganda@fairventures.org. In the subject line of the email, indicate – Application for REACT
DEVELOPER only. Please note that only applications that follow the given the
instructions shall be considered.

 

Deadline: 18th December 2020 by 5:00pm EAT.

 

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