Senior Full Stack js Developer

Posted on January 24th, 2021 | Last day left to apply | 15 views

Pulse Ghana is looking for an experienced Node.js Developer to join our team and take up the challenge of developing and caring for our online publishing platform that has over 10 million active monthly users.

About Pulse

Pulse is Africa’s leading innovative media company, informing and engaging Africa’s young audience and producing content and creative digital marketing solutions for top brands. We run news platforms and social channels and marketing and production in four countries - Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal.

We are the platform leading in reach - with over 100 million users and over 100 million video views on our own channels per month. We're also a marketing partner, empowering brands with our expansive media reach and 360 degree in-house marketing solutions. Additionally, Pulse is the licensee publisher of the regional Business Insider Africa.

Key responsibilities:

  • You will work within a product team in our Accra office to develop features that support various parts of the publishing process for newsrooms the newsrooms of Pulse Ghana, Pulse Nigeria, Pulse Live Kenya, Pulse Senegal, and Business Insider Africa.
  • You will work on website optimization tasks meant to improve the speed, SEO-performance, and general user experience of our websites.
  • You will also be required to analyze and debug issues within our CMS and websites.

Skills and experience required:

  • You should have experience writing both client-side and server-side applications using React, Vue, Node.js or similar modern JS web frameworks.
  • You should possess good problem-solving capability with the ability to deliver high-quality product releases on time.
  • You should have at least 3+ years of professional experience working with current web technologies.
  • Good knowledge of HTML5, AMP, CSS3 (SASS / LESS), Webpack.
  • Must be familiar with Design Patterns, Web Services – RESTful, good with database knowledge.
  • Openness to learning new technologies, languages and tools.
  • Experience with the scrum methodology Jira, Bitbucket & Bamboo tools.
  • You have good communication skills, be committed to your work and be dependable.
  • Ability to multi-task and stay focused.

Working at Pulse

The Pulse team is made up of incredible and passionate individuals who go above and beyond to inform and engage our young audience with quality content, also delighting our clients and partners with their creative ability to engage their target audiences.


As a team, we value creativity and curiosity, which helps us to stay ahead of the curve. Our Pan African team collaborates cross-functionally and values each other’s unique perspectives and opinions - true to our core values of teamwork. We also value trust as a team - both in how we work with each other transparently and how we deliver reliably for our clients. Our editorial and content team lead with credibility in a world of fake news, which our audience values immensely.

You’ll grow a lot at Pulse because you’ll be assigned responsibilities that challenge you and help you to acquire new skills. We expect high performance, so rest assured you will have the right tools and support to do a great job. We offer you a competitive salary, great insurance cover, and generous time off so that you can take care of your wellbeing - we prefer our team to be energized and productive. As a digital media company, we work partially remotely and partially from the office - we think it’s important for collaboration and team building to still see each other and work together in person occasionally!

Want to know more about what it’s like to work at Pulse? You can check out our careers page at www.pulse.africa/careers - here you will see our vision and mission, what some of our team members have to say about why they chose to work at Pulse and some amazing projects we’ve worked on.

If you would like to apply, please send your CV and a brief cover email to careers@ringier.com.gh with the position you are applying for as the subject. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Pulse is Africa’s leading innovative media company, informing and engaging Africa’s young audience and producing content and creative digital marketing solutions for top brands. We run news platforms and social channels and marketing and production in four countries - Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal. We are the platform leading in reach - with over 100 million users and over 100 million video views on our own channels per month. We're also a marketing partner, empowering brands with our expansive media reach and 360 degree in-house marketing solutions. Additionally, Pulse is the licensee publisher of the regional Business Insider Africa.
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