Senior Front-End Web Developer (SESD)

Summary

The Senior Front-End Web Developer (SESD) encompasses a large swath of front end development responsibilities. You will often be required to understand the nuances of the client's domain in order to ask the right questions that guide you and them towards a meaningful solution for their environment. The Senior Front-End Web Developer (SESD) is responsible for the design, analysis, development, and implementation of contemporary web applications that are based on the principles of responsive design, MVC, and Single Page Application (SPA).

Responsibilities
  • Work with our clients to deliver best-in-class web, mobile, VR/AR, chat and voice applications.
  • Work with designers and User Experience (UX) experts to execute creative, visually stunning, front ends for web-based applications and websites/portals.
  • Build high-performance web pages with full cross-browser support to create top-notch websites and web pages that deliver smoothly and quickly.
  • Work with back end and platform teams to integrate with APIs and required services.
  • Work with other front-end project teammates to extend and enhance internal libraries and frameworks.
  • Utilize best practices for front-end development/unit testing, linting, and building automation, etc.
  • Work directly with QA and DevOps teams to implement and ensure automation in the development and deployment pipelines whenever possible.
  • Utilize best practices for web-based information architecture and design, as well as usability principles and techniques.
  • Implement front-end designs delivered by the UI/UX team via mockups, prototypes, and style guides.
  • Help coach and mentor more junior resources by providing encouraging and constructive feedback and advice
  • Establish and promote UX/UI guidelines and industry leading practices and standards.
  • Assist in our recruiting and interviewing process.
  • Develop content and thought leadership that can be published on our blog or web site or that can be presented at relevant conferences.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of proposals and other business development related materials and activities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of full-time software development
  • 3+ years of experience with JavaScript
  • 2+ years of experience with React
  • Experience with creating functional UI prototypes to communicate interactions and UI design concepts
  • Production experience with JavaScript based single page applications and frameworks (AngularJS, Vue, React etc.)
  • Experience with source-control practices such as Git and TFS, etc.
  • Experience working closely with back-end developers and an understanding of how-to best interface with APIs
  • Experience working in an Agile development, including knowledge of common roles and basic terms/concepts

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Solid understanding of UI design stages, including creating UI visual design concepts, user-flows, functional UI prototypes, and creating red-line hand-off specifications for developers
  • Deep understanding of the best practices required to build truly web-scale applications
  • Proficient in bootstrap, NodeJS, npm, grunt, bower, and webpack
  • Ability to match design direction with markup and styling languages (HTML, CSS, SCSS)
  • Very good experience in writing prudent and meaningful units using Karma, Jasmine, and Protractor frameworks
  • An understanding of how to interact and collaborate with designers and user experience experts
  • Expert JavaScript skills, including an understanding of common design patterns
  • Experience with TypeScript preferred
  • Knowledge of creating "Backends For Front Ends" using NodeJS preferred
  • Advanced knowledge with many of the following technologies, frameworks, and practices:
  • NodeJS
  • Bower, NPM, Yarn
  • Grunt, Gulp or Webpack
  • Protractor
  • Angular, React or Vue
  • jQuery
  • LESS / SCSS / CSS
  • Jenkins (or comparable CI/CD tools)
  • Unit Testing and Automated Testing Best Practices
  • Yeoman
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • Karma
  • Jasmine
  • Git
  • Strong understanding of modern web development practices, including implementing responsive design and progressive web applications
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration Best Practices
  • Familiarity with Enterprise Development Environments
  • Familiarity with Integration with RESTful Services / GraphQL

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