JavaScript engineer

BBD is looking for JavaScript engineers in Cape Town that are proficient in JavaScript with +-3 years solid exposure and experience in tech such as Angular, React and Vue

The company

BBD is an international software firm that solves real-world problems with innovative solutions and modern technology stacks. Our experience spans the education, financial services, gaming, insurance, telecoms and public sectors. We maintain our track record by using our vast business domain knowledge and world-class skills to successfully deliver digital solutions into client organisations. 

Our relaxed yet professional work environment extends to our flat management structure. Being a part of BBD means working on dynamic teams, while pursuing your own career growth through our Continuous Learning Programme.

The role

BBD is looking for JavaScript engineers to assist with:

  • Understanding the requirements
  • Coding, testing and debugging
  • Identifying production and non-production application issues
  • Contributing in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Writing well designed, testable, efficient elegant code
  • Ensuring designs are following specifications
  • Raising concerns with design and identifying areas of improvement in the software delivery process
  • Learning from those in your team while sharing your knowledge
  • Staying on top of your game by knowing all the latest developments from a coding, methodology and approach perspective  
  • Preparing and releasing into production
  • Supporting continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review


  • Current proficiency in JavaScript with +-3 years solid exposure at an academic or professional level
  • Dedication to getting the job done no matter the obstacles
  • A full stack developer is a definite plus in this role, but not always essential

Experience in: (relative to seniority)

  • JavaScript (Angular, React, Vue)
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Back-end service integration typically – REST Web Services: Node.js, Java, .Net, Go and Java EE
  • Jira and Git
  • Testing frameworks
  • Microservices, Docker, Kubernetes experience beneficial
  • AWS experience and or certification beneficial
  • Ability to read and identify issues in back-end code in languages such as Node.js, Java, .Net, Go and Java EE

BBD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, family, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, political affiliation, race, religion or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations or ordinances.

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