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Front-End Engineer



Software Engineering
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Posted on Sunday, June 30, 2024

The Role:

As a Front-End Engineer at Shikho, you will be integral to creating and maintaining high-quality user interfaces, enhancing user experiences, and ensuring the seamless functionality of our platform. The ideal candidate should possess a strong background in front-end technologies, demonstrate exceptional problem-solving abilities, and exhibit enthusiasm for actively contributing to the achievements of the dynamic startup within the EdTech sector of Bangladesh.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

- Developing the latest user-facing features using React.Js.

- Responsible for processing the Application Lifecycle, State/Store Management & Application/Component Architecture.

- Understanding of GraphQL, especially on the Client Side.

- Designing a modern highly responsive web-based user interface.

- Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use.

- Translating designs and wireframes into high-quality code.

- Learning and understanding user interactions.

- Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers.

- Coordinating with various teams working on distinct layers.-

- Ensuring you work to strict deadlines and maintain proper sprint planning guidelines.

- Working as a team member and offering to help out as and when necessary, in other tasks pertaining to the development of the technology solution.

- Will be involved from conception to completion with projects that are technologically sound and aesthetically impressive.

Qualifications and Skills:

- Minimum 2-5 years of professional experience in front-end development, with a focus on React.js.

- Proven track record of developing user-facing features and interfaces in a professional setting.

- Experience in processing the application lifecycle, state/store management, and application/component architecture.

- Demonstrable understanding of GraphQL, particularly on the client-side, and its integration into front-end development.

- Knowledge of UI/UX principles and best practices.

- Ability to translate designs and wireframes into high-quality, maintainable code.

- Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

- Experience with performance optimization techniques for web applications.

The Important Bits:

- Job type: Full Time

- Department: Technology - Engineering

- Location: Banani, Dhaka, Bangladesh

- Reporting to: Sr. Manager/ Sr. Software Architect

- Salary: Competitive and Negotiable Based on Experience

- Working Days: 5 days a week, from Sunday to Thursday

- Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Leave Encashment, Life Insurance, etc.

About Shikho:

Shikho is a Bangladeshi education technology start-up with a mission to democratise access to high-quality education. It has so far raised $6.5 million USD of international funding from global venture capitalists in Singapore and America, the highest for a Bangladeshi seed-stage startup and the highest in education technology for the country. Investors include education technology investment specialists Learn Capital from Silicon Valley, regional experts Wavemaker Partners from Singapore along with the Family Office of Singtel Chairman and local partner SAJIDA Foundation. Shikho aims to build a holistic learning ecosystem for a digitally enabled Bangladeshi student population, across primary, secondary, and tertiary education.

Shikho in the News:

Bangladeshi edtech Shikho closes seed investment of USD 5.3 million

Shikho raises new investment from SAJIDA Foundation, international investors to expand reach and impact

Shikho: Transforming lives, one student at a time

Shikho making its mark on Forbes list

Shikho and its Founder, Shahir Chowdhury featured in Bloomberg New Economy 2023 Catalysts

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