June 22, 2022

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Senior Frontend Developer

TYPESCRIPT - ANGULAR
Location(s):
Nairobi (Kenya) and Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Do you want to contribute to getting millions of people all over the world access to healthcare? Do you want to work in a fast-paced, international environment where you can truly make a difference? Do you want to be part of a developers-community that radically transforms healthcare? Join our highly skilled team of 190 colleagues at CarePay and have impact from day one!  

CarePay is looking to hire senior frontend developer for our Nairobi and Amsterdam teams. If you are interested, please apply here.

Please note that an online test (assessment) provided by Test Gorilla is an essential part of the recruiting process. Please also check your spam folder for the assessment email and ensure to fill out all parts of the test. Missing parts will disqualify you from an interview.

Our mission

We believe mobile technology can connect everyone to healthcare at very low cost. Our technology is already changing the healthcare industry by connecting people, funders and providers in Kenya and Nigeria through a single mobile health platform.  Our platform empowers the individual to access health insurance schemes and pay for healthcare efficiently and transparently via their mobile phone. We are proud to have over 5 million people, more than 4,400 healthcare clinics and a growing number of insurers use our platform. And it’s growing every day.  

Since the start, CarePay has gained international traction. In 2017, CarePay won the FT/IFC Transformational Business Award and in 2018 CarePay was recognized as Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. In 2019, CarePay won the Swiss Re Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award. In 2020 CarePay was selected as one of the pioneering use cases on Europe’s GAIA-X cloud platform and has been listed together with Safaricom in Fortune’s Change the World top 10, alongside companies like Zoom and Alibaba.

Main purpose of the job

As senior frontend engineer you are part of a multidisciplinary team working on core features of the platform, which includes backend engineers, cloud engineers, business analysts, designers, and business owners. As a team, you own your backlog and take pride in achieving results. Next to your technical contribution, you’re working on the product vision itself and share our vision of leveraging technology to improve healthcare around the world.

Your main task to is to deliver quality solutions for our end users and at the same time keep the platform fit for the future. This means next to working on green fields projects, you also refactor existing modules to match our high level of engineering. You guide and coach fellow team members, help them grow, maximizing your impact.  

In the frontend chapter we work on multiple Angular portals structured in a monorepo. We are using Cypress for end-to-end testing and Storybook to develop our inhouse component library together with the User Experience Chapter. To communicate to our backend microservices we are using both REST APIs and GraphQL. Our deployment pipeline is built with Bitbucket Pipelines, and fully automated so our developers can quickly deploy small improvements.

Required qualifications

  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • At least 5 years software development experience
  • We love TypeScript, and expect you to have strong TypeScript skills
  • You have collected significant hands-on experience with Angular, or are willing to learn this framework
  • Interest in global development and healthcare
  • English speaking

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience setting up CI/CD tools and pipelines
  • Experience with mobile technology and development
  • Experience with developing solutions as part of a team
  • Experience with Cypress or other automated testing tools
  • Proficient with Agile and Scrum frameworks
  • Security and GDPR

What we offer

  • The opportunity to work on projects with high social impact with a fun and motivated team
  • Startup culture with an international team (>50% in Kenia), flat hierarchies, and a maker-mentality
  • Fast-forwarded professional and personal growth through initiative, training and courses
  • Based in Amsterdam or Nairobi with travel opportunities  
  • Your choice of equipment and tools
  • Competitive salary and flexible hours
  • Relocation package If you join CarePay from abroad

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