Cellulant Senior Frontend Engineer Job in Kenya


Job Title: Senior Frontend Engineer – Angular

Cellulant is the leading one-stop digital payments company in Africa operating in 10 markets i.e. Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Mozambique; providing the glue connecting everyone to everything, every day.

To do this we are looking for qualified, passionate, dynamic, and vibrant people to drive our strategy and agenda.

Job Summary: As a Senior Software Engineer you work in a team that owns the design, development, and operations for major components of the payments business.

You are responsible for designing and developing user interfaces using Angular 9 best practices.

  • Make complex technical and design decisions for one or more Angular projects.
  • Ensuring software and solutions are stable and scalable.
  • Working within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Developing the required tests to fully test the required functionality.
  • Write Typescript, CSS, and HTML to develop new and update existing user interfaces.
  • Contributing to architecture and design of product features and capabilities.
  • Participate in an agile work environment to deliver software.
  • Research new tools and technologies for use within the team.
  • Assist in the troubleshooting of code defects and deploy timely fixes.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Translate wireframes into functional web apps using HTML, CSS, Angular, MySQL, Redis, and Restful APIs.
  • Binding of UI elements to JavaScript object models
  • Architect scalable web architectures
  • Work in a cross-functional team to deliver a complete user experience
  • Create Unit and Integration tests to ensure the quality of code
  • Be responsive to change requests and feature requests
  • Write code that is cross-platform and cross-device compatible
  • Ability to wear many hats and learn new technologies quickly

Qualifications for the role

  • 5+ years of experience in software development.
  • Experience with Angular 2+ on large scale projects.
  • Deep understanding of Observables and experience with Ngrx.
  • Knowledge of enterprise best practices including smart/dumb component architecture.
  • Experience with Sass, Less, and/or CSS Modules.
  • Ability to debug API responses.
  • Write high-performance, reusable code for UI components.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Vue, js is a plus.
  • Experience with React a plus


  • This role has some aspect of project management. The candidate will need to have strong soft skills to communicate and work well with several cross-functional teams in fulfilling the business requirements.
  • Detail-oriented – simply put, the devil is in the details.
  • Decision making – succeeding in this role requires both a can-do and risk-taking attitude. With this in mind, it pays to sit back and evaluate the constraints and take a call using good judgment and rigorous planning.

Key Relationships:

  • Project manager – work planning, status review, risk analysis, feasibility analysis.
  • Technology Delivery Manager – status review, technical review, planning, design.
  • Information security team – vulnerability analysis and patching.
  • Infrastructure team – provisioning and capacity planning.
  • Other software engineers.
  • Support engineers – training, support.

How to Apply

Send your CV in PDF, email subject: Senior Frontend Engineer – Angular to jobs@cellulant.com before August 10th, 2020.

Hiring will be done on a rolling basis.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICT and Technology
Updated: July 24, 2020 — 9:26 am