Front End Developer – Consultant
August 11, 2019
Summary: We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to be the nexus between the art of design with programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role in defining how the application looks as well as how it works. You will be responsible for the complete lifecycle of the software you create, including architecting it, development, testing, and support. In the mentoring role will be responsible to teach more junior members and play an active role in addressing or helping the team with critical issues/escalation. We’re looking for professional with the willingness to learn new technologies according to the challenges we face. You must be the consultant that others can count on; you are technical, you attack every problem with enthusiasm; you remove hurdles. You are a self-starter, team player, have the hunger to venture quickly into unknown areas and code and make things done.
You need to have a hunger to work across technologies and industries and approaches to be successful in this role. You are someone who needs to be constantly learning new approaches, technologies, and interfaces. We are looking for true consultants who understand the importance of delivering solutions for clients.
- As an individual contributor, responsible for participating in all aspects of the software development life cycle including estimating, technical design, implementation, documentation, and post-implementation application support.
- Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
- Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
- Mentoring junior members of the team, review their code, actively contribute to team standards and engage in collaborative professional culture.
- Collaborate closely with business leaders and engineering teams to enhance and extend our technology stack.
- Responsible for defining, enhancing and implementing software architecture.
- Demonstrate contagious motivation to build best-of-breed software, and advocate for best practices in UI, RESTful API integration and mobile development.
- Frequently deliver high-quality code into production using continuous delivery tools and strategies
- Embrace agile methodologies and the advantages it brings to communication, flexibility, and delivering working code.
- Strong debugging, problem-solving and investigative skills.
- Work closely with other developers, managers and business users to build and deliver applications.
- Healthcare, Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals, Travel & Hospitality industry experience a plus.
- Bachelor’s degree or studying a computer science or systems engineering related career
- 2+ years of experience front-end development.
- Understanding of UI/UX design to provide intuitive applications
- Expertise in HTML, CSS, Angular, TypeScript, React/React Native is desirable.
- Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
- Expertise in C# / Java, SQL, NodeJS is a plus
- Git knowledge is desirable
- Expertise in building responsive web applications
- Deep understanding of object-oriented programming and design principles
- Great creative and innovative problem-solving skills
- Initiative and the ability to work independently, collaborate within a team and guide them
- Fluent spoken and written English is required. Spoken and written Spanish is a plus.
- Understands and follows project and software development methodologies and processes, Scrum knowledge is desirable.
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