Front End Developer

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Contract

job description

Front End Developer

Position Overview:

Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:

What you will do as a Web Engineer:

  • You will be a key member of the engineering team responsible for implementing and owning technical solutions used at massive scale.
  • Contribute to the architecture and design of the platform to enable rapid development, autonomous testing, and innovative integrations in a continuous delivery environment.
  • Use modern tools, libraries and build new ones to support customer driven e-commerce initiatives that will impact millions of people.
  • Use your passion and creativity to articulate engineering strategies related to scale, performance, security, and usability.
  • Use the latest web technologies: React, Redux, Async/Await, Webpack, Node/Express, AWS, Akamai, LESS, among others
Skills Overview:

What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?

  • 2-4+ years of professional web development experience, including demonstrated expertise in coding front-end applications and services leveraging JavaScript and related technologies.
  • Experience working on an agile cross-functional team.
  • Solid technical communication skills with business partners and other engineer teams
  • Familiarity with React, Redux, Webpack, Node/Express
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using version control systems such as Git
  • Experience with feature and issue tracking software such as Jira
  • Proficiency with terminal / command line
  • Experience in understanding different integration patterns and their usage during testing
  • Experience with modern web technologies and high-scale storage
  • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure; AWS / OpenStack
  • Experience deep-diving into difficult to troubleshoot issues
What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Clear communication, collaboration, being able to mentor and explain technical details to non-technical people
  • Flexibility with current state, with a driving desire to help us reach the future state
  • A passion for creative problem solving
  • Self-starter mentality, go-getter, and have initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment

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