Full-Stack Dev - LocumBase

Remote /
Founders Factory Africa – Portfolio /
Full-time
We're building the most powerful growth engine for African startups and their founders.

Founders Factory Africa (FFA) is unlike any place else you’ve ever worked. We are venture builders dedicated to solving some of Africa’s biggest challenges and capitalizing on it’s incredible potential by leveraging market and tech opportunities. Over the next five years, we’ll build 40 businesses from scratch and scale 100 existing growth-stage ventures through our venture development programs. Backed by leading corporates, such as Standard Bank – the continent’s largest bank – we have access to their vast resources, infrastructure, and expertise and will bring those to bear for all our ventures and entrepreneurs. Starting with FinTech and HealthTech, FFA will expand our focus as we grow, adding other sectors that include retail, transportation, energy, and education.

Our Culture
Our goals are audacious, and we want to work with people who share our passion for pursuing transformation at scale. We believe that good ideas can come from anywhere - not just the top - and we love to build our way out of uncertainty. At FFA, you will work with and meet outstanding and diverse talent from across the continent and help us build a collaborative, inclusive, and supportive network. You will work faster (and learn faster) than you ever have before.

With offices in Johannesburg and London, we are building an ambitious, talented, and passionate team, ensuring that Founders Factory Africa is the continent’s best partner for founders.


LocumBase.com is the independent online platform that connects medical practices to freelance medical professionals. LocumBase.com is an organisational tool that plugs into existing manual locum systems to manage known locums and to connect to new, verified locums in a simple and efficient way. LocumBase.com also empowers independent locums to take charge of the growth trajectory of their medical career. In time, with industry partnerships, LocumBase becomes a holistic ecosystem that empowers, supports and grows the business of each medical practice and each locum in the LocumBase Community. 

Our Culture
Our goals are audacious, and we want to work with people who share our passion for pursuing transformation in the ways we work. We believe that good ideas can come from anywhere - not just the top - and we love to build our way out of uncertainty. At LocumBase, you will work with and meet diverse talent and help us build a collaborative, inclusive, and supportive team. You will dive into the deep end, work faster (and learn faster) than you ever have before. 

The Role
We’re now entering the scale phase of our start-up journey and we are looking for a Full Stack Tech Lead. You will be a strategic member of our business leading the engineering team in helping to manage overall software engineering infrastructure and best practices for an always-on deployment environment and work within the team to build and maintain the product. 

Responsibilities

    • Design and build a high-performance web application based on current tech-practices.
    • Ability to build high performance agile teams
    • Architect and implement software libraries
    • Develop software devops engineering processes (design, build, quality, maintenance)
    • Code quality standards and assurance
    • Control product’s technical debt
    • Promote collaboration among internal and external stakeholders.
    • Ability to manage product development cycles and building roadmaps
    • Note: Responsibilities will grow and evolve based on your interests, capabilities and client needs. 

Required Skills

    • Must have led an engineering team.
    • 6+ years Javascript Frameworks and NodeJs experience, preferably (React JS, VueJS, ExpressJS)
    • Demonstrable experience of developing professional web based software from concept to distribution
    • Strong knowledge and experience of developing microservices systems on top of a cloud stack (AWS, GCP, or Azure)
    • Good understanding of how to leverage available cloud base services.
    • Ability to setup and manage a basic deployment pipelines (CI/CD)
    • Passion for engineering products and trying out new technologies.
    • Demonstrated use of the following frameworks would be considered a plus: Javascript Serverless Framework○ Using serverless implementation like (AWS Lambda or Azure Functions) or containerization. Management of tools like JIRA and the like 
Based in Cape Town, LocumBase provides a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in a high growth startup. We provide the freedom, flexibility and excitement of early-stage startups with the stability and resources of an organisation through the partnerships and relationships we have built over the last two years. As part of the team you will take part in programmes and accelerators, and be eligible for LocumBase Team Share Options. LocumBase has ambitions beyond South Africa, and you’ll play a key role in our future reach and success. Join us and come on this adventure! To apply send your story and your CV to hello@locumbase.comwith subject - Full-Stack Dev 

Founders Factory Africa provides a rare opportunity to join a team of world-class thinkers, entrepreneurs, and creators. We provide the freedom and excitement of early-stage startups but the stability and resources of a large organisation. Founders Factory Africa has global ambitions, and you’ll play a key role in our future success. 

This role is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join a high-growth organization as part of the founding team and to help shape the future of Africa’s startup ecosystem.