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Senior Software Engineer (JavaScript/React/Node.js)

Kurtosys, Cape Town, Claremont, South Africa

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WHO ARE WE?
 
Kurtosys is an international cloud based Fintech company with offices in, Raleigh Durham, London and Cape Town. We launched in 2002 when our founders saw how the digital revolution would change financial services. We aim to transform the way that financial information is presented, shared and consumed by creating visually appealing and easy to interpret client reporting tools that help our clients, some of the world’s largest asset managers, to attract and retain investor assets. We do this through the design, development and delivery of innovative technical solutions using the latest tools and technologies.

WHY JOIN US?

Some of the office perks: Great coffee, excellent office environment, flexible working hours, safe parking, paid maternity and paternity leave and frequent staff appreciation events and functions

Some of the career perks: We work with up to date technology, promote from within wherever possible, and encourage our team members to use initiative, think out the box and share their ideas

Some of the technology perks: Our products and solutions are hosted in the cloud, we operate modern, secure hybrid cloud infrastructure using a Rackspace managed private cloud as well as AWS and Azure services. At the core of our architecture are a set of micro service API’s, each of which deal with a specific area of functionality. We are first and foremost a technology company with a technology driven mind-set. Working at Kurtosys will provide exposure to these technologies as well as the tools and technologies we use to develop and deliver our solutions following an agile methodology

Who Are We Looking For? JavaScript Engineers with:

  •        5+ Years’ experience as a software engineer in a professional context
  •        Experience with managing a team of developers
  •        Expert Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3 (Less or Sass)
  •        Expert Knowledge of JavaScript and the Web
  •        Experience with Node JS and React required
  •        Experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum)
  •        Experience with Testing (Jest), Git(GitHub), Linux (Ubuntu)

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Contribute to architectural improvements to code bases
  • Help team members to upskill
  • Mentor less experienced developers
  • The core of the role is focused on the enablement of the team through the removal of obstructions and inefficiencies and ongoing performance management.
  • Must be able to continually refine and improve it as team and organisational needs evolve. This requires both a fine attention to detail, a sound both tactical and strategic outlook as well as excellent communication skills to get the buy in of the team and other stakeholders.
  • Manage team PTO needs to minimise work disruption
  • Conflict resolution within the team or between the team and others if required
  • 1x1 check ins with all team members to create and maintain a high quality employee - manager relationship and to track performance in a transparent and ongoing fashion
  • Where applicable, prepare and set new SMART goals for team members for the next performance period
  • Run a formal performance review session with each team member (end of Q2 and Q4)
ABOUT US

Kurtosys provides an industry class digital experience platform for financial services companies. Our platform enables financial institutions to orchestrate their data across websites, documents and portals to increase sales, marketing and client servicing efficiency.
 
The Kurtosys SaaS platform offers a range of fund marketing and investor servicing solutions including investment management websites, fund data tools, automated fund factsheets, secure investor portals and document libraries.
 
Our infrastructure and technology are underpinned by our global ISO-27001 certification in information security management; and we have a deep understanding of working with data, industry regulations and compliance issues.
 
Founded in 2002, Kurtosys was funded from Silicon Valley investment and now operates across four global offices and employs over 150 talented people. We work with some of the world’s largest asset management brands that include banks, wealth managers, mutual fund providers and alternative investments.

About Kurtosys

Kurtosys provides an industry class digital experience platform for financial services companies. Our platform enables financial institutions to orchestrate their data across websites, documents and portals to increase sales, marketing and client servicing efficiency. The Kurtosys SaaS platform offers a range of fund marketing and investor servicing solutions including investment management websites, fund data tools, automated fund factsheets, secure investor portals and document libraries. Our infrastructure and technology are underpinned by our global ISO-27001 certification in information security management; and we have a deep understanding of working with data, industry regulations and compliance issues. Founded in 2002, Kurtosys was funded from Silicon Valley investment and now operates across four global offices and employs over 150 talented people. We work with some of the world’s largest asset management brands that include banks, wealth managers, mutual fund providers and alternative investments.

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