Senior Full Stack JS Developer

Lagos, Nigeria

Position Summary

Pulse is looking for a Node.js Developer to join the 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 a marketing partner, empowering brands with our expansive media reach and 360 degree in-house marketing solutions. Additionally, Pulse is the licensee publisher of Business Insider Africa.

The role

This position will be based in our Lagos office, reporting to the Director of Tech.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • You will work within a product team to develop features that support various parts of the publishing process for 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 be required to analyze and debug issues within our CMS and websites


Desired Skills & Experience

  • 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 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 learn 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


Joining the Pulse Team

The Pulse team is made up of 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 these audiences.

From the moment you join us, you will be empowered to run projects, solve problems and develop solutions that can impact our audience of millions and our clients and partners. You will get to work collaboratively with a pan-African team in a fast-paced environment.


To know more about what it’s like to work at Pulse, you can check out www.pulse.africa/careers - here you will see our vision and mission, our core values, what our team members have to say about working with us, and some amazing projects we’ve worked on for clients.


How To Apply

If you would like to apply, please submit your application using the form below. You will receive an email confirming that your application has been received.

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