Front End Developer

Confidential Company  •  New York City, NY and New York, NY
$80K - $120K
Posted on 10/16/17 by Steve Davis
Confidential Company
New York City, NY
Software
$80K - $120K
Posted on 10/16/17 Steve Davis

WHY DO WE WANT YOU?

You are a self-motivated, high-performing front end developer tired of doing the same old thing. You want to level-up your skills, work with amazing people, and make cool stuff that people actually use. You feel compelled to create rapid prototypes and to design and implement complex, cutting-edge web applications with a focus on analyzing and visualizing large sets of data to extract meaningful knowledge. You want — no, need — to work with the latest web technologies and development tools. As part of a small team of experts, you have a strong desire to contribute to important endeavors to address critical needs of Fortune 500 companies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with a stellar team to design and develop modern web applications
  • Utilize primarily open source development tools, build systems, and code frameworks (e.g. Webpack, Angular, D3)
  • Develop modern, dynamic applications that interact seamlessly with backend APIs
  • Define and manage development tasks within an agile team
  • Write and utilize unit tests
  • Deploy code to live systems 
  • Work closelywith customers and incorporate feedback into development activities
  • Laugh convincingly when Steve makes puns

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Must have:

  • Strong Javascript experience (Angular preferred)
  • At least 1year of experience writing Angular (version 2+) or React
  • Experience writing, running, and maintaining Javascript unit tests
  • CSS experience (SASS or LESS preferred)
  • Proficient in UNIX/Linux environments (we work on Macs and deploy to Ubuntu on AWS)
  • Strong knowledge of programming structures and algorithms
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Fortran (no, not really)

Nice to have:

  • Strong Typescript experience
  • Programming withscriptinglanguages (e.g. Python, Perl, Bash, etc)
  • Working with SQL and NoSQL databases, and large-scale data integration
  • Object-oriented or functional programming experience (Clojure or Java preferred)

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