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Front End Web Developer in Elmsford, NY at Securitas Security Services USA

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

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Job Description

Job Code: 86389887438

Category: IT

JOB SUMMARY

The Front-end  Web Developer will join our development team and will be responsible for building the ‘client-side’ of our web applications. You should be able to translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications.  If you’re interested in creating a user-friendly environment by writing code and moving forward in your career, then this job is for you. We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design.  Ultimately, you should be able to create a functional and attractive digital environment for our company, ensuring great user experience.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

The position requires close coordination with production management, portal development team, data warehouse team, outside technology & development partners.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Extensive familiarity with programming
  • Extremely detail-oriented and able to follow standard methodologies for troubleshooting and development.
  • Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability
  • Proactive initiative, flexibility and a high level of motivation
  • Experience exchanging data with a variety of platforms and systems
  • Design mobile-first for multi-device environment (desktop included)
  • Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting 
  • Programs within multiple inter-related systems, using techniques and languages, such as Vue, VueX, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, JSON, Node, and XML
  • Designs, writes, validates and modifies code and scripts efficiently
  • As part of a team, works on conceptualizing and development of new programs and web applications
  • Develops and executes effective testing plans
  • Creates and maintains documentation related to assigned web applications, programs and other systems
  • Tracking and reporting progress of project to supervisor and user departments.
  • Application support
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related study
  • 4+ years of related programming experience, which includes Vue, JavaScript, jQuery. 

COMPETENCIES (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing)

  • Strong knowledge of Vue, HTML, Visual Studio (Code), jQuery, Git, AJAX, JSON, SQL
  • Material design patterns (Material Design Lite a plus https://getmdl.io)
  • Deep understanding of UX/UI and grid responsive designs.
  • Extensive knowledge of CSS and JS methods
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to help identify issue and implement effective solutions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including documentation)
  • Teamwork and self-direction skills
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Working knowledge of code repositories, pull requests, branching and merging (GIT)
  • Telerik (Progress) KendoUI experience a plus
  • Agile development experience a plus
  • Test Driven Development experience a plus
  • Backend development experience a plus

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL MENTAL DEMANDS

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions.  In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, controlled substance testing, and behavioral selection survey.
  • Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Regular talking and hearing.
  • Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 25 pounds.
  • No business travel anticipated

EOE M/F/Vet/Disabilities