Frontend Engineer

About Sky.Garden 

Sky.Garden is a SaaS product distribution platform with advanced eCommerce capabilities that allow SME's to sell any product to defined local target audiences on digital channels with ease. Sky.Garden removes the complexity in the fragmented digital advertising landscape and lets business owners focus on customers rather than technology. No cost upon entry. Fully automated local payment and shipping options are integrated out-of-the-box. Safe and secure. 

Key Responsibilities

As a new member of our agile and growing team, you will work with other members of Sky.Garden team to design, develop and roll out new features to our eCommerce site, Seller Center, Sky.Garden Merchant and Rider apps on android/ios apps and other internal applications. 

Skills we are looking for

Strong Javascript Skills

Strong HTML and CSS skills

Experience with client-side frameworks such as (Angular, React, React Native)

Proficiency in Nodejs

Proficiency in ES6

Proficiency in TypeScript

A Clear understanding of modern Javascript tools like Gulp, NPM, Yarn, Webpack, Modernizr.

Understanding of git and continuous integration and deployment practices.

Familiarity with good UI/UX practices

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Ability to communicate fluently in English

Bonus Points:

Experience working with Firebase

Understanding of Progressive Web Apps

Experience working with Android / iOS apps

Experience using project management tools like Visual Studio Team Services

Experience working with cloud services like GCP, Azure, AWS

Why work with us?

  • The chance to do something meaningful. Sky.Garden products empower small African business owners to creates smooth online business opportunities.
  • Our startup culture and a small team means everyone’s opinion matters. You can have a significant impact.
  • Our rapid growth means there are many opportunities for advancement.
  • We appreciate a work environment based on trust, passion, enthusiasm and positive approach and professionalism.
  • Flexible working hours and brilliant work/life balance.
  • Possibility to work full-time remote or from our office in Nairobi, Kenya.
Sky.Garden is a mobile first SaaS eCommerce Platform for African retailers, delivering a stellar experience from product through guaranteed fulfilment. Sky.Garden gives back control to the individual retailer by allowing inventory control and immediate payment reconciliation in an automated platform, where local shipping and payment options come out-of-the-box and customer care is handled by the Sky.Garden framework.