Back End Developer

FTD, Inc   •  

Downers Grove, IL

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


Less than 5 years

Posted 46 days ago

Job Description

Front End Developer -- Illinois

FTD Companies, we continually evolve the business by promoting a culture where solutions from the technology group help transformour business through customer-meaningful solutions, innovative technologies, and business-impacting projects.

This highly crucial Front End (React) Developer position will take a leading role in building applications within our multi-brand $1B+ E-Commerce company. We're actively searching for top-level engineers to join newly created teams at FTD Companies who will be tasked with building an entirely new state-of-the-art platform and architecture from scratch.

What You Will Contribute:

  • You are going to be Coding in JavaScript Libraries, specifically React, within GCP Cloud
  • You will champion innovative solutions and interact with software engineers, web developers, and QA automationresources contributing to our growing ecosystem of cutting edge SOA based applications.
  • Work within an agile group for varying degrees to deliver solutions.
  • Interact closely with business to understand business processes and proposing technical as well as non-technical solutions for business problems--seek the biggest bangs!
  • You will drive innovative change across Information Technology to help the department meet its strategic goals.
  • You'll work with team members at all levels of IT topromote positive change, software best-practices, technical guidance when requested.
  • You can mentor other developers to help grow their software development skillsets.
  • Actively work with the team and managers in continuously improving the SDLC process and the efficiency and effectiveness of the engineering team.

What we offer:

A Front End React Developer opportunity to be a part of a team that builds and evolves high performance, scalable order processing systems handling large transactional volumes. We encourage and welcome out of the box ideas in all areas like artificial intelligence, data processing, and information retrieval, voice capabilities, automation, computer vision, and other ideas welcome. We greatly enjoy all the benefits of working for a digitalE-Commerce Company (flexible hours, a healthy vacation plan, summer hours) in a relaxed work environment.

We strongly embrace the definition of a "flat" organization where you will spend time with business leaders, managers, developers, product management and executive leadership. There are job opportunities, and then there are career opportunities... Let us provide you with a career where you look forward to Mondays.Careers that have a positive impact and offer you a future as we change, grow, expand and explore new and exciting experiences forour global customer base.

What we seek:

Is a phenomenal Front End React Engineer with the ability and interest in working on a broad range of different projects and technologies who loves to write code, is excited about building things and is passionate about robust software design? These are what we are looking for;

  • You have a minimum of 2+ years of industry experience working as a Front End Engineer.
  • Strong experience using React/redux, next and nodejs.
  • You are experienced in SEO, responsive design, and websiteperformance and a good understanding of how browsers andDOM work. Additionally, experienced with Cross-browser compatibility
  • You will be using web build tools, such as Webpack, Gulp, and Grunt.
  • You are highly preferred if you have a Bachelors or Mastersdegree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • You deep understanding of client-side development, hand-coding in HTML5, CSS3, ES6 will ensure success.
  • Experience using a client-side MV* framework such asAngularJS
  • You have good working experience with Git and handlingServices, RESTful, APIs.
  • Possess a proven understanding of tiered distributed systems.
  • Sharp analytical abilities, problem-solving techniques andobject-oriented software design skills while being excellent atjuggling multiple responsibilities and tasks at a given timeand prioritizing those items so that your time is used expertly.
  • Experience working with business in defining solutions in an agile environment along with written communication skills and verbal agility.
  • Produce high-quality software utilizing automated unit and integration testing. Proficient with software design patterns.
  • Experience implementing or utilizing Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) practices.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in Cloud-based technologies such as AWS,Google Cloud, or Azure.
  • Experience with various E-Commerce systems such as PIM,OMS, and/or FMS

Come join our team and help contribute to our exciting transformation! While you are part of the office of technology, you will have a broader impact on the overall growth of the business. Consider joining one of the few companies outside of Silicon Valley able to offer development of a high-traffic E-Commerce platform receiving upwards of 40K customer purchases an hour.

Company Description

FTD Companies is a premier floral and gifting company.

Through our diversified family of brands, we provide floral and gift products to consumers, primarily in the United States, and Canada.

We also provide floral products and services to retail florists and other retail locations throughout these same geographies.

Our diversified portfolio of brands includes the following trademarks: ProFlowers®, Shari's Berries®, Personal Creations, and FTD's mission is to inspire, support, and delightour customers when expressing life's most important sentiments.