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Senior Frontend Engineer (PKI)



Software Engineering
Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024


We’re a leading, global security authority that’s disrupting our own category. Our encryption is trusted by the major ecommerce brands, the world’s largest companies, the major cloud providers, entire country financial systems, entire internets of things and even down to little things like surgically embedded pacemakers. We help companies put trust—an abstract idea—to work. That’s digital trust for the real world.


As Senior Frontend Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in designing, developing, and maintaining the frontend of our web applications. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality, scalable, and reliable web applications that meet the evolving needs of our customers.


  • Work closely with product managers, designers, and backend engineers to create user-friendly and visually appealing interfaces that enhance the overall user experience.
  • Design, develop, test, and maintain software applications, ensuring they meet high-quality standards and performance benchmarks.
  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code, in accordance with coding standards and best practices.
  • Conduct code reviews to increase code quality, consistency, and alignment with the product design and architecture.
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and debug product defects and provide timely solutions to customer issues.
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies and industry trends to continuously improve software development processes and tools.
  • Contribute to architectural decisions and help drive technical innovation within the team.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • 5+ years of professional experience in a software development role, specifically in developing web UI applications.
  • Proficient in core JavaScript, TypeScript, jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Proficient in React, Vue, and their associated libraries and frameworks.
  • Experience consuming web service APIs and developing Single-Page Applications using React and Vue.
  • Skilled in Node.js, Node libraries and familiar with NPM, Webpack, and Rollup build tools.
  • Proficiency in containerization with Docker and expertise in container orchestration utilizing Kubernetes
  • Experience with software development methodologies, such as Agile
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze and address complex technical issues.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Previous experience with cloud computing platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of software engineering best practices in software design and front-end architecture.
  • Experience building cloud native applications, services-based architecture, DevOps principles and continuous deployment.
  • Application of secure coding practices and methodologies.
  • A passion for unit testing and consistently delivering high-quality code.


  • Provident Fund
  • Medical Aid + Gap Cover
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Education Support Program
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Sabbatical

Join our team as a Senior Software Engineer and play a pivotal role in developing innovative software solutions that drive our company's success. If you are a skilled and passionate software engineer looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we encourage you to apply.

DigiCert is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, DigiCert prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified person with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.