Front - End Engineer


Boston, MA

Less than 5 years

Posted 259 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

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We are looking for Front-end Engineer for our client in Boston, MA

Job Title: Front-end Engineer

Job Location: Boston, MA

Job Type: Contract ? 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

?US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.? 

Job Description:


  • As a Front-end Engineer, you will be working in a collaborative environment with product managers, business analysts, Drupal developers, and UX designers to help transform the way that the state government interacts with the public.
  • You?ll be responsible for translating design mockups into functional and accessible production-ready code, creating lightweight proof-of-concept prototypes, collaborating with back-end engineering teams, and working with Drupal themes, with a focus on the current redesign of our primary website and our PatternLab-based front-end component library


  • Build web applications with high-quality, responsive, accessibility-compliant code
  • Ensure cross-browser, cross-platform, and cross-device compatibility
  • Work closely with product management and design to understand stakeholder requirements and craft elegant, usable, and technically-sound solutions
  • Extend and implement our internal UI pattern library
  • Work closely with back-end engineers to ensure code quality and integration
  • Help to create code documentation to assist with ongoing support and maintenance of applications
  • Collaborate with vendors and other technical partners as needed

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities
  • At least 3years of experience in an applicable software development role
  • Expertise in modern HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Experience with component based UI development
  • Experience writing highly structured JavaScript
  • Working knowledge of CSS preprocessors like LESS or SASS
  • Experience with cross-platform, cross browser, and cross-device development and testing
  • Demonstrated ability to write documentation for both developers and non-technical audiences
  • Solid understanding of responsive design principles
  • Experience using Git version control
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • A Bachelor?s degree or higher in computer science or IT strongly preferred; graduates from a bootcamps or other certification programs will also be considered
  • Experienceworking with PatternLab a strong plus
  • Familiar with atomic design methodology
  • Solid understanding of accessible coding requirements and Section 508 compliance a strong plus
  • Experience with Drupal and Drupal theming a strong plus
  • Experience with design tools like Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite a strong plus
  • Experienceworking with one or more modern Javascript frameworks like React, Backbone, Ember, or Angular

Additional Requirements:

  • Please include a list of projects the candidate have worked on including the role he/she played; your main responsibilities; length of assignment; and a link to code samples, Github repos, CodePens, or other technical documentation

Top 3 Technical Requirements:

  • At least 3years of experience in an applicable software development role
  • Expertise in modern HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Experience with component based UI development