HR and payroll processing for SMBs in Africa

Front End Developer at WorkPay

7th Floor Westpark Towers, Mpesi Ln, Westlands, Nairobi Kenya.
Job Type
3+ years
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Jackson Kibigo Kungu
Jackson Kibigo Kungu

About the role

Job Description

We are looking for a JavaScript developer who is proficient with React.js. Your primary focus will be on developing user interface components and implementing them following well-known React.js workflows such as Redux. You will ensure that these components and the overall application are robust and easy to maintain. You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Ultimately, you should be able to develop and maintain functional and stable web applications to meet our company’s needs.


Developing new user-facing features using React.js Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers Maintain code and write automated tests to ensure the product is of the highest quality. Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks for performance that feels native. Collaborating with the back-end developers and other team members to establish objectives and design more functional, cohesive codes to enhance the user experience. Reach out to the open source community to encourage and help implement mission-critical software fixes. Participating in continuing education and training to remain current on best practices, learn new programming languages, and better assist other team members.


Clear and accurate written and verbal communication. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills Team player Good time-management skills Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles Experience with Redux; React.js workflow Familiarity with RESTful APIs and offline storage Experience with automated testing suites, like Jest or Mocha Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc. Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements A knack for benchmarking and optimization Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

Why you should join WorkPay

WorkPay provides SMBs in Africa with tools for time tracking, payroll processing, and salary disbursement to banks and mobile wallets.