Front End Developer

Robert Half Technology
August 31, 2019
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type


Ref ID: 01120-0011146234

Classification: Front End Developer

Compensation: DOE

Robert Half Technology is looking for a Front End Developer. This is an onsite role in Jacksonville, FL.

The ideal candidate for this role will:
• Collaborate closely with backend developers to ensure the alignment of the proposed technology solution to the business needs
• Work closely with UX designer to understand user interactions and iteratively build customer-facing features
• Adapt, maintain and optimize existing web applications and services using stakeholder feedback to enhance user experience and engagement
• Make use of development best practices, processes, and methodologies to ensure high-quality on-time delivery of proposed solutions
• Participate in an agile software development lifecycle that includes planning, estimation, grooming and retrospectives as part of our continuous improvement process
• Ability to work in an agile environment and iterate quickly based on customer and internal feedback
• Break down, oversee, and deliver stories to advance our product using the Agile SCRUM methodology
• Mentor others in your areas of expertise

The Front-End Developer role will be a key contributor to our services practice and will be responsible for developing the front-end design of solutions. As such, we are looking for someone who is highly motivated, creative, self-directed, and innovative.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Create engaging, usable, and effective technical solutions that work to achieve business goals
• Build reusable code and libraries for future use
• Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
• Facilitates ongoing web maintenance and optimization, including quality control checkpoints prior to launching pages and sites
• Develop highly-responsive, web-based user interface components and modules using React
• Optimize performance of front-end applications, managing JavaScript, jQuery, HTML/HTML5, and CSS file structures within the application to optimize page-load performance and code maintainability
• Collaborate with backend developers and creative designers to create new site features as needed and to troubleshoot and solve problems
• Stay current on the latest in front-end development practices and technology (HTML5, CSS3, responsive web design, etc.)
• Collaborate with project stakeholders to ensure all requirements are met
• Provide clean code and proper documentation for each project
• Contribute to setting project timelines and accurately managing scope and accurately estimate necessary development time
• Working with RESTful web services
• Provide task estimations and deliver quality code on time

Required Skills:
• High competency in JavaScript
• High competency with JavaScript MV* frameworks: AngularJS2, React.js, Vue.js, Backbone.js, Ember.js, etc.
• Knowledgeable in a major backend language, e.g., Java
• Experience working on large-scale web initiatives & single page web applications
• Experience with Linux systems (bash), Git, and TDD or basic unit-testing
• Experience with Source Code Management: Git, SVN, etc.
• Excellent HTML/HTML5 markup and CSS skills, particularly best practices for responsive web applications

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