Overview

Responsibilities:

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • Working across a number of business areas providing development, maintenance and support
  • Work on projects that directly impact key business metrics
  • Participate in or facilitate workshops and design thinking exercises to get your collaborators and stakeholders actively engaged in problem definition & problem-solving
  • Improve web performance
  • Recommend ways to improve the building, testing, and deployment processes for the front-end stack.
  • Create interaction models, user task flows, screen designs, and UI details that promote ease of use and optimize task flows
  • Develop and maintain artifacts that express humanity, simplicity and ingenuity in a range of fidelity—from napkin sketches to pixel-perfect designs
  • Meet frequently in standups and grooming sessions with your engineers and product team
  • Translate impulses, ideas, concepts into feasible but innovative output
  • A working understanding of software engineering principles;
  • Demonstratable UI/UX decision skills for browser-based UI;
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering high-quality enterprise solutions over multiple product lifecycles;
  • Contribute to the implementation, architecture, and design of our industry-leading browser-based reporting and IT automation application;
  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers
  • Help identify probable causes and provide immediate solution during an incident
  • Work within an agile environment following an agile framework.
  • Contribute significant ideas for making the applications better and easier to use
  • Participate in cutting edge research in artificial intelligence and machine learning applications.
  • Contribute to engineering efforts from planning and organization to execution and delivery to solve complex, real-world engineering problems.

Skills and Experience

  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness) with a Keen eye for pixel-level detail in UI
  • Experience collaborating with UI/UX Designers
  • Understanding of data structures, data modelling and software architecture
  • Deep knowledge of UI/UX design principles and industry standards;
  • Provide thought leadership on Web/Mobile UI experiences with ReactJS, Vue.js, AngularJS and Node JS. Familiarity with other JavaScript frameworks would be a plus.
  • Strong HTML & CSS skills, with bonus points for experience with animation, knowledge of approaches to scalable/modular CSS, & preprocessors such as SCSS & LESS.
  • Familiarity with client-side build processes & tools - Grunt, Gulp, Webpack, Ember CLI etc
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in multi-threading, message queues, WebSockets
  • Experience with Cloud platforms such as Google cloud platform, AWS would be plus
  • Good to have experience with automation of the development and test processes through CI/CD pipeline ( Git/version control workflows, Gitlab, SonarQube, Artifactory, Docker containers)
  • Intermediate knowledge of API development
  • Proving track record in building high performance, highly available and scalable systems

Bonus points for

  • Past experience running experiments or A/B tests to test a product hypothesis
  • Worked on data pipelines analyzing user behaviour to inform business decisions
  • Expertise in performance analysis and optimization of front-end applications

Required Qualifications:

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or related technical field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Has at least 3 - 5 years of experience in Frontend development using modern frameworks (React, Angular, Vue etc)
  • Portfolio documenting recently achieved projects
  • Good oral and written English communication skills
  • Strong grasp of established and emerging technologies, systems, platforms, and software
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Technical curiosity - Willingness to explore and learn new technologies that are unfamiliar
  • Ability to work in a fast pace delivery oriented environment
  • Ability to deliver short term results while investing in long term strategic solutions
  • Self-starter, and Self-motivated and able to learn independently
  • Team player who is eager to help others to succeed