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Front-End Software Engineer
Ref No.: 17-08301
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 09/06/2017
My client, in Phladelphia, PA (Navy Yard), is looking to bring on a Front-End Developer to join their growing team.

Title:
Front End Developer
Type: 3 Month Contract to hire
Location: Navy Yard - Phila., PA

MUST HAVE Github, Coding Samples or Portfolio

Building software that powers the shopping experience for millions of users across our brands.

This role requires a self-motivated person who cares about building beautiful, performant, accessible, and standards-compliant websites. Our teams are constantly iterating and solving new challenges to improve our customer experience. Collectively we are pushing the boundaries between e-commerce and brand experiences every day.

Responsibilities                
  • Implement the features and user interfaces that power all brands
  • Write readable code and maintain documentation
  • Design efficient and reusable front-end systems in Javascript/Python
  • Collaborate with Product Designers, Product Managers, and Software Engineers to deliver compelling user-facing products
  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues
  • Stay up to date on latest coding standards and practices
Skills & Experience
  • HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (ES6+), AJAX, JSON
  • General familiarity with browser APIs
  • A working understanding of Python
  • A foundational understanding of the HTTP protocol (status codes, http verbs)
  • Comfort using developer tools to debug and optimize performance
  • Experience writing cross-browser compatible code (back to IE 10)
  • A firm understanding of progressive enhancement and graceful degradation
  • Familiarity with responsive web design patterns in HTML/CSS
  • CSS and JS preprocessing like SASS / Babel
Bonus:
  • Experience with Webpack, Redux
  • Experience writing RESTful web services
  • Jenkins Build Automation, Jenkins pipelines
  • Device and browser testing using automation (webdriver.io)
  • Active in the open source community