Front-End Developer

HRBrain

CONTRACT
Canada
Posted 6 months ago

We are looking for a Front-End Developer! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!

 

Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Front-End Developer
Term: 12 months contract with extension
Location: Hybrid from Toronto – 3 days/week
Job ID number: C1295

 

Brief Description of Duties: 

 

Designing, developing and implementing front end code including user interface interactions and creating attractive and effective user interfaces Required to translate technical systems specifications into working, tested applications. This includes developing detailed programming specifications, writing and/or generating code, compiling data-driven programs, maintaining, and conducting unit tests. Resolves and troubleshoots technical problems which arise during the use and operation of software packages, including technical assistance in implementation, conversion and migrations General Skills: Experience in programming and analysis; specialized software package support at the specified experience level Ability to collaborate with IT Professionals throughout the Software Development Life Cycle Experience in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications Experience in design, code, test, debug and document applications Experience in the use of object and/or third generation language development tools Experience in one or more programming languages Experience in application design, latest design patters, deployment and troubleshooting Experience with relational and hierarchical database technologies Experience in the use of information retrieval packages using query languages Experience with one or more communications protocols Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of applications Experience eliciting and documenting information from diverse business area stakeholders and subject matter experts Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines Front End Skills Knowledge and experience coding and using basic artwork to deliver a complete user interface Experience creating web interfaces for large websites. Experienced with complex large-scale systems Experience with Cross browser compatibility Experience with Responsive frameworks Experience with Social Media APIs Experience defining product strategy and roadmap Experience working with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities, runs beta and pilot programs with early-stage products and samples, and becomes an expert with respect to the competition Desirable Skills: Knowledge and experience with programming Internet-ready applications Knowledge and experience in rapid application development (RAD) methodologies Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices Experience with middleware and gateways Experience reviewing, analyzing, and modifying product installation scripts including encoding, testing, debugging Ability to provide post-implementation support and resolve any post-implementation technical issues Experience conducting design walkthrough sessions with project team Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards Ability to provide user and system documentation as required.

 

Engineering Practices and Leadership – 20%

  • Experienced senior member of development team, leading by example, taking ownership in design and delivery
  • Experience establishing and applying best engineering practices and standards
  • Experience working as a member of autonomous, cross-functional product team
  • Experience collaborating closely with UX designers, product manager, back-end developers
  • Experience with Agile practices (scrum, kanban)
  • Coaching and mentoring junior staff and fostering a culture of technical excellence

 

Technical Skills 50%

  • Experience building PWA, Mobile App with React/Typescript, UI design pattern, testable UI architecture
  • Experience with .NET Core Web API/OpenAPI/Microservices, MAUI, Blazor
  • Hands on experience with responsive design, front-end testing and debugging techniques, performance optimization and version control/Git
  • Experience and expert knowledge in HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3/SASS/SCSS
  • MS Azure Development Experience, included MQ/Service Bus, serverless (Azure Functions)
  • Working knowledge of Azure DevOps, task boards, pipelines, etc.
  • Required to translate technical systems specifications into working, tested applications. This includes:
  • Developing detailed programming specifications
  • Writing and/or generating code
  • Compiling data-driven programs, maintaining, and conducting unit tests, included JS testing framework (Jasmine, Carma, Cypress, etc.)
  • Resolves and troubleshoots technical issues which arise during the use and operation of software packages, including technical assistance in implementation, conversion, and deployment
  • Experience with one or more communications protocols
  • Experience building custom portals using ASP .NET Core 6-7, ReactJS 18.x/Next.JS 13.x, TypeScript, NodeJS, Azure App Services, Microservices/AKS (Azure Kubernetes Service), Web Jobs, Azure Functions, Azure Service Bus/MQ/Cloud Query.
  • Hands on experience building integrations to IAA systems such as Azure AD B2C Authentication, Okta Authentication/OpenID/OAuth2.0, JWT

Architecture and Design 20%

  • Experience and understanding of modern, cloud-based architecture
  • Actively participating in architecture solution design and recommendations focused on the front-end layer
  • Proven experience architecting complex applications, optimizing performance and managing state effectively using modern JavaScript frameworks such as React
  • Experience in designing and implementing reusable and scalable components
  • Familiarity with software architecture principles and patterns such as serverless architecture, microservices, RESTful APIs

 

Communication Skills 10%

  • Strong communication skills to prepare documentation, including but not limited to: solution documentation, user
  • manuals, reports, reviews, assessments
  • A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines
  • Ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively and in a user-friendly manner; maintain a high level of customer service to both internal and external clients
  • Ability to communicate designs and development in clear and understandable manner
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills

Must haves:

  • Front end exp in mobile apps
  • Experience building PWA, Mobile App with React/Typescript, UI design pattern, testable UI architecture
  • Experience with .NET Core Web API/OpenAPI/Microservices, MAUI, Blazor
  • Working knowledge of Azure DevOps, task boards, pipelines, etc

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