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Reference # : 17-05031 Title : Front End Application Engineer - CSS3/HTML5/JavaScript
Location : Chicago, IL
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : 7 Years Start Date : 11/09/2017  
Description
Job description
Provide leadership and deep technical expertise in all aspects of solution design and application development for specific business environments. Focus on setting technical direction on groups of applications and similar technologies as well as taking responsibility for technically robust solutions encompassing all business, architecture, and technology constraints. May be responsible for coordinating teams to accomplish development in a matrixed organization. Typically requires 5-7 years of experience.
Position Summary
We are currently seeking talented Front End Engineers. Successful candidates will be able to manage multiple projects at once in a progressive Agile development environment. While 70% of your time will be spent developing code, another 30% will be spent problem solving, mentoring junior developers and performing code reviews. For all of the following requirements, skill set more important than years for all technologies listed.
Required Skills
? Minimum of 5+ years developing CSS3/HTML5/JavaScript with a focus on modern techniques and approaches.
? Uses and evangelizes Mobile First development methodologies
? Experience with SASS/Less
? Experience with ES6/ES 2015
? Can manipulate the DOM with standard JavaScript
? UI Build Frameworks ? NPM, Grunt, Gulp
? JS Testing Frameworks ? Mocha, Jasmine
? Experience consuming REST API using async methods in partnership with back end development teams
? Expert in user interface development, engineering cross-browser, cross device compliant code
? Writes high quality, semantic, testable, maintainable, and well-documented code
? Clear communication, both written and spoken, across teams and during user experience reviews.
? Ability to work in a team
? Ability to collaborate with wider groups on standards and best practices
? Must be able to help communicate ideas to junior developers
? Experience performing code reviews
? Experience with Node.js
? Driven to learn new technologies and is a personally motivated self-starter
? Familiar with CSS methodologies like BEM, OOCSS, SMACSS
? Familiar with functional and object-oriented approaches to JavaScript

Level of Skills we're looking for:
JavaScript ? Expert
HTML ? Expert
CSS ? Expert
JavaScript MVC - IntermediateDesired Skills
? Agile development workflow
? 7+ years developing CSS/HTML/JavaScript
? Experience with a modern JavaScript component framework such as React, Vue, or Polymer
? Experience working in a large corporate IT environment with software tools used for design, build, test & debug.
? Experience with ADA compliance
? Enterprise exposure in Defect resolution up and down UI chain, (examples: HTTP headers to AJAX failures, to OS browser anomalies )
More information about the job
Is Relocation Available?
Yes, local
Is there a bonus structure?
No
Are you open to sponsorship?
No
This position is:
New Position
Is there a possibility to work remote?
No
Is there equity?
No
Are there flexible work hours?
No
Does this position have direct reports?
No
What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
Provide leadership and deep technical expertise in all aspects of solution design and application development for specific business environments. Focus on setting technical direction on groups of applications and similar technologies as well as taking responsibility for technically robust solutions encompassing all business, architecture, and technology constraints. May be responsible for coordinating teams to accomplish development in a matrixed organization. Typically requires 5-7 years of experience. Position Summary We are currently seeking talented Front End Engineers. Successful candidates will be able to manage multiple projects at once in a progressive Agile development environment. While 70% of your time will be spent developing code, another 30% will be spent problem solving, mentoring junior developers and performing code reviews. For all of the following requirements, skill set more important than years for all technologies listed.Required Skills ? Minimum of 5+ years developing CSS3/HTML5/JavaScript with a focus on modern techniques and approaches. ? Uses and evangelizes Mobile First development methodologies ? Experience with SASS/Less ? Experience with ES6/ES 2015 ? Can manipulate the DOM with standard JavaScript ? UI Build Frameworks ? NPM, Grunt, Gulp ? JS Testing Frameworks ? Mocha, Jasmine ? Experience consuming REST API using async methods in partnership with back end development teams ? Expert in user interface development, engineering cross-browser, cross device compliant code ? Writes high quality, semantic, testable, maintainable, and well-documented code ? Clear communication, both written and spoken, across teams and during user experience reviews. ? Ability to work in a team ? Ability to collaborate with wider groups on standards and best practices ? Must be able to help communicate ideas to junior developers ? Experience performing code reviews ? Experience with Node.js ? Driven to learn new technologies and is a personally motivated self-starter ? Familiar with CSS methodologies like BEM, OOCSS, SMACSS ? Familiar with functional and object-oriented approaches to JavaScript Level of Skills we're looking for: JavaScript ? Expert HTML ? Expert CSS ? Expert JavaScript MVC - Intermediate
What are the nice-to-have skills?
Desired Skills ? Agile development workflow ? 7+ years developing CSS/HTML/JavaScript ? Experience with a modern JavaScript component framework such as React, Vue, or Polymer ? Experience working in a large corporate IT environment with software tools used for design, build, test & debug. ? Experience with ADA compliance ? Enterprise exposure in Defect resolution up and down UI chain, (examples: HTTP headers to AJAX failures, to OS browser anomalies