Overview

ABOUT The Role:

We are looking for innovative developers with a demonstrated track record of producing high quality software to serve our customer base. The ideal candidate will be both a strong individual contributor and team player. We work in a collaborative Agile environment; so we’re seeking engineers who not only follow development requirements but also bring fresh new ideas to the table.

ABOUT Your Responsibilities:

  • Actively contribute to the overall design and architecture of overall web platform solutions.
  • Develop responsive and elegant cross-platform functionality for web applications.
  • Research new technologies and approaches to address business needs and improve existing systems.
  • Take pride in writing high quality, robust, scalable and extensible code.

ABOUT Your Qualifications:

  • 6+ years in a front-end web development position
  • Strong software design and development skill-set
  • High levels of skill with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Significant experience building templates using a server-side templating engine (e.g. JSP, TWIG, Handlebars, EJS, ERB). Specific knowledge of Freemarker is a plus.
  • Familiarity with at least one server-side MVC framework (e.g. Spring, Django, Rails, Express)
  • Working knowledge of Java or other strongly-typed object-oriented languages is a plus
  • Experience working in a service-oriented architecture is a plus
  • Maintain knowledge of new industry standards and programming languages
  • Comfortable working in a continuous integration environment (Jenkins, Hudson, Cruise Control)
  • Experience with unit testing in a web environment

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