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Front End Developer
Ref No.: 17-00167
Location: Austin, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 05/22/2017
Job Description Summary:
We are seeking a Front End Web Developer with experience working with complex web projects for large companies. This individual should be very passionate about working on the web - keeping up with current frameworks and APIs. Should have 3-5 years of experience with web application development and related web development frameworks. Experience in eCommerce is highly desired. This is a developer position that will require hands-on day to day development.
Key Duties:
  • Web application design and development
  • Implementation and testing procedures, modules and related code using best practices
  • Supporting, updating and enhancing web applications
  • Creating and implementing code documentation to support development
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferable Skills and Attributes:
  • Minimum three to five years' experience contributing to and leading the creative execution of large scale web and software applications.
  • Expertise with CSS3/HTML5 necessary
  • Experience with using LESS.
  • Expertise with JavaScript necessary - jQuery, AJAX, Angular, Node.js, dealing with Microapis, etc.
  • Experience working with build tools like Grunt and Maven, also good knowledge on Dev-ops process like Gerrit and Jenkins.
  • Extensive Experience in Applications using AJAX, Bootstrap, Object Oriented (OO) JavaScript, JSON, JSONP, and XML.
  • Clear understanding of client-server functionality and Web browser technologies.
  • Experience with Java technologies such as J2E, Struts, Spring, JSP, JSTL, Web services.
  • Experience using dev tools such as Eclipse IDE, Git.
  • Good experience in writing unit test cases for JavaScript component using Jasmine and Karma.
  • Strong knowledge of cross-browser and IE8+ implementation necessary
  • Solid understanding of W3C and Accessibility guidelines.
  • Strong knowledge of how the front-end communicates with and ties into the back-end
  • Experience with front-end optimization techniques - minification, caching, cdns, and javascript performance
  • Ability to work quickly but with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Process-oriented with ability to work with different UI tools and rapid prototyping.
  • Strong communications and organizational skills with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced production deadline-driven environment.
  • Proven creative problem solving skills, including the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment with overlapping deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization, including the ability to create and deliver presentations as needed