(Contour) Front End Engineer

Location: Singapore
Discipline: Software Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Contact email: career@bcg-rise.com
Job ref: 263381
Published: over 1 year ago
At Contour, our mission is to transform the global trade industry so that businesses and communities can have a brighter future by having easy access to affordable trade finance products. Our technologists work to achieve this by digitising traditional trade finance processes using blockchain technology run on R3’s Corda platform, to create innovative solutions for the industry.
Contour’s Engineering team utilises the latest in distributed ledger technology (DLT) to solve complex decentralised problems. As a team, we are collaborative and are constantly looking at ways to enhance our product through the latest tools and technologies. We are a passionate team that promotes innovation, transparent knowledge-sharing and the idea that challenging one another will bring out the best in each of us.

Context of the role:
The Front End Engineer will be working closely with other engineers and UI designers to analyse user requirements, design, code, test and maintain a responsive web apps with elegant UX that delights the end-users, as well as align with the overall standards and conventions to ensure the application code adheres to quality engineering principles, practices and design pattern. You will have strong experience working in an agile environment where software engineers, testers, product managers and DevOps work closely together.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Contribute towards application development
  • Write clean and modular code, with extensibility and performance in mind
  • Develop reusable components & front end libraries for future use
  • Reengineer the legacy source code for scalability, continuous improvement and to improve the overall quality of codebase & product
  • Provide inputs to frontend development strategy, framework selection and emerging technology
Job requirements
  • Min 4+ years of experience in building front end web applications with React, JavaScript, HTML 5 & CSS 3
  • In-depth knowledge of programming languages underlying the chosen frameworks, e.g. Javascript, Typescript (ES6 and beyond)
  • Proficient in CSS Pre Processors like SCSS
  • Experience with state management libraries (such as Redux)
  • Must have knowledge in GIT and repository management tools (Eg: BitBucket, Gitlab)
  • Experience with unit testing libraries (i.e. React testing library, Enzyme & Jest )
  • Experience in Typescript is an added advantage
  • Understanding of CI tools (i.e. Jenkins, TeamCity, Bamboo, Bitbucket Pipeline)
  • General understanding of UI/UX design in a Responsive Web Design approach
  • Good knowledge in both object-oriented programming and functional programming
  • Organised, self-starter, precise and able to produce accurate work under minimal supervision
  • Strong oral and written English communication skills.