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Front-end Developer

Average: 3.8 (11 votes)
Finance and investment

We’re Deriv, the geeky upstarts who pioneered an industry 20 years ago. Today, with more than 1 million traders worldwide, we enable anyone to get trading from anywhere, at any time. Be part of something big. Join us.

Front-end Developer (Kigali)

Our team

You’ll be part of our Front-end team, where we use coding to turn designs into engaging user interfaces for our trading platforms.

 Your role

As a Front-end Developer at, you will be in charge of our application development with a strong focus on improving the user experience. Your clean, maintainable code makes it easy for back-end developers and designers to work seamlessly with you. By building responsive and scalable front-end systems that support complex user-facing software, you’ll bring our products and features to life.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and maintain advanced features, tools, and applications according to best practices in front-end development, UI/UX, and responsive web application development.
  • Test and debug our evolving product line to improve speed, scalability, and usability across browsers, devices, and web standards.
  • Stay on top of the latest JavaScript frameworks, libraries, and tools to solve challenges related to web and mobile development.
  • Ensure the design and development of each product is consistent with our style guide.
  • Research new web technologies and make recommendations on opportunities to improve our user interface.

What you have

  • Ability to write high-quality, self-documenting code using test-driven development techniques
  • Experience in responsive web design
  • Extensive experience of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience with package managers (npm), task runners (Gulp, Webpack, Grunt), CSS processors (Sass, Stylus), and APIs (WebSocket)
  • Familiarity with various JavaScript standards, libraries, frameworks, compilers, and transpilers including ES6, Babel, Web Workers, and React
  • Extensive knowledge in advanced coding techniques and cross-platform development
  • Familiarity with testing and debugging processes, including unit testing and UI testing
  • Passion for Linux and other open-source platforms

What’s good to have

  • Knowledge of information security and data protection
  • Good grasp of user experience and user interface design
  • Familiarity with search engine optimisation (SEO)
  • Knowledge of back-end technologies

What we’ll give you

  • Growth-inducing challenges
  • Cooperative work environment
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Market-based salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Casual dress code


Kigali Heights, Rwanda

How to Apply

Please submit your updated CV/Resume by clicking on the apply button below not later than 13 December 2020.