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Front End Engineer in Chicago, IL at Solution Partners

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/17/2018

Job Description

As a Front End Engineer you will play an important role in helping to develop a highly scalable SaaS application. You must have solid communication skills, be detail oriented, and show leadership and an exemplary work ethic.

RESPONSIBILITIES
- Develop new user-facing features
- Build reusable code and libraries for future use
- Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
- Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
- Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
- Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

REQUIRED SKILLS
- Experience writing applications using MVC frameworks
- Expert at object-oriented programming concepts and design patterns
- Portfolio and code samples showing work that demonstrates OOP concepts
- HTML, CSS and Javascript
- Working knowledge of Git
- Focus on front end development
- Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
- Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
- Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery

HELPFUL IF YOU HAVE
- A passion for web development and an interest in sharing that with others
- Demonstrated ability to develop highly scalable Web applications
- Most likely the successful candidate will be someone who has a computer science background with considerable industry experience.
- Good understanding of at least one of the following: JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS
- Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX