Senior Full Stack Developer

Wyzetalk is a mobile-first employee engagement company that connects large businesses with their dispersed, non-desk workforce to improve communication, increase engagement and boost productivity.Harnessing the power of our technology platform, we’re constantly challenging the way organisations communicate and engage with their employees. Our digital solution is the perfect way for clients to reach every employee (regardless of job level, location or mobile device) – and we need you to help us make this process as seamless as possible!

Purpose of the job

The purpose of the Full Stack Developer focus will be on the design and development of platform features, analyses of current product technical requirements and development of standardised interfaces. Furthermore, the focus will also be on building and working on enterprise grade software systems, as part of an agile team. Contribute to team mentorship and growth by positive interaction with team members.

Key areas of responsibility

For this job, the most critical areas of responsibility (Key Performance Areas – KPA’s) are:

  1. Software Development
  2. QA and Testing
  3. Team and Collaboration
  4. Design and Architecture

Job activities/ tasks

Software Development

  • Where applicable, perform detailed analysis on new features, and develop technical specifications and design documents.
  • Translate software requirements into concise and robust code by developing, maintaining and supporting effective solutions. This includes process and system design, development, and testing of own code.
  • Use common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
  • Use your knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token.
  • Use your knowledge of containerisation to create and maintain Docker containers.
  • Apply your knowledge to primary systems based on NodeJS, Express, React, Redux, Typescript, Webpack.
  • Interact with and develop against MongoDb as the primary database.
  • Interact with PostgreSQL as a secondary database.
  • Interact and contribute to an ElasticSearch cluster.
  • Interact with secondary systems built with Angular/Angular JS.

QA & Testing

  • Assist QA and Support departments by debugging and fixing bugs on an ongoing basis.
  • Unite testing of all working code

Team & Collaboration 

  • Contribute to the team by mentoring Junior Developers on Wyzetalk specific systems & processes, as well as best development practices, processes, and technologies.
  • Continually strive to improve personal and team productivity through contributing improvements to processes and systems

Design & Architecture

  • Develop technical aspects according to project specifications.
  • Adhere to Wyzetalk software development standards and processes along with industry best practices for delivery of scalable and high-quality software.
  • Evaluate projects, develop and update schedules and supervise project status against project deadlines.
  • Follow In house development processes, which includes working closely with product management, and the QA department.

Minimum qualifications & experience

  • 6-year degree in IT / Computer Science or equivalent from a reputable institution with software development as a main focus in the programme.
  • 6+ years’ experience in widely adopted programming languages and browser scripting languages.
Wyzetalk provides businesses with innovative, performance-driven solutions to improve the work lives of desk & non-desk employees. Working with more than 30 blue-chip clients, on five continents, the Wyzetalk platform engages more than 700 000 frontline workers daily. Our digital employee experience solution automates critical business processes, upskills employees through digital learning, improves efficiencies, communication, & boosts employee engagement. Employee engagement has never been more important than it is now. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the necessity for businesses to reach out to employees, share vital information & digitise certain processes. Using the award-winning Wyzetalk platform, organisations can reach out of reach dispersed frontline workers, on any mobile device. Combining the power of a technology platform with the expertise of our team of sector specialists, Wyzetalk transforms how people experience, understand, & engage with their jobs, colleagues, managers &, ultimately, the organisation. For Business Unit Managers, we help reduce cost inefficiencies& boost productivity by analysing baseline data. We identify problem areas, & recommend what action to take. For Human Capital, we help map the employee experience journey, design engagement surveys & devise appropriate strategies for corrective action to enhance levels of engagement. For Communications Teams, we help develop & implement high impact communications strategies, provide hands-on community management, content curation, message scheduling, publishing & reporting, as well as 24/7 crisis support. Our professional services team has helped our clients save millions by enhancing internal process efficiencies, decreasing work stoppages, improving employee productivity & leveraging employee ideas to drive innovation. Through engagement, Wyzetalk solution improves the work lives of frontline employees so that individuals, organisations & ultimately, society thrives.