Front-End Web Developer - IBM Cloud BrokerageLooking for a talented, passionate and experienced front-end engineer to join our product development team and help the development of the web UI for the IBM Cloud Brokerage product that powers Hybrid Cloud solutions for enterprises, on a platform that integrates public and private cloud services.
The job involves working with a dynamic and independent team of engineers and other functions such as Architecture, QA, Product Management and Delivery to design and develop advanced capabilities applying cutting edge technologies. You will work in a fast paced Agile environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules for very big customers. Your success will be characterized by the quality of your contributions, the impact you make through technical leadership and innovation and the increased satisfaction you deliver to our clients. You should be passionate about technology, a team player, and self-driven.
Responsibilities of the role:
Collaborate with architects for defining and validating the architecture and the software design of the components and modules that have to be implemented on the platform;
Design and implement components and features of the web UI using various front-end technologies, languages and frameworks;
Define together with the back-end engineers the REST APIs for the features of the services being built using JSON format (input and output) and implement the processing and translation of the API related data;
Use various tools for building and deploying the developed features into the micro-services architecture using Docker containers;
Write unit tests and work with QA engineers for defining test cases and helping with the automated testing for the system;
Collaborate with product managers and business analysts for understanding, refining and estimating the functional requirements of the system captured in user stories;
Collaborate with the UX team for understanding and refining the UI visual design and the user experience of the features built;
Collaborate with all the team members by using an agile process with related practices and tools.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 7-8 years of experience as a software developer building enterprise class software products;
Proficiency with building responsive web pages with HTML5, CSS and related frameworks (Bootstrap, Materialize, Carbon);
Knowledge and experience with consuming and building RESTfull APIs using JSON data and best practices related to their implementation;
Knowledge of general software architecture and software design concepts and experience of applying them in the development of commercial software products;
Some experience with software applications built on the micro-services architecture and related tools and technologies
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
Advanced architecture and software design knowledge, design patterns and best practices for performance, reliability and optimization;
Experience writing unit tests and other UI automated tests with various test frameworks (like Karma, Protractor);
Some experience and interest in UI Design and UX concepts;
Experience with the micro-services architecture, software containers and related technologies (Docker containers, Docker Compose, Kubernetes);
Practical working experience with cloud computing technologies (like VMware) and APIs for public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure and/or Softlayer;
Passion for continuous improvement in both technology and process, strong problem solving skills, quick learner, attention to details