Job #: 2877

Title: Frontend Developer – Pittsburgh, PA

Region:

  • Other
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Salary Range:
  • $0 to $50,000

  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 3 months ago

    This position will involve the ongoing development and support of a distributed web application. The candidate will be responsible for translating business requirements into cost-effective solutions, designing and developing those solutions with minimal supervision, and troubleshooting and supporting production systems. This position will also participate in the ongoing effort to modernize the platform and keep abreast of current best-practices.

     

    General notes about the role beyond the job description, outlined below:

    JavaScript/NodeJS
    Experience with REST/GraphQL
    Experience in API Design (Swagger/GraphQL/etc.)
    Basic understanding of a Component architecture (whether React, Angular, Vue, etc.)
    Basic understanding of OAuth or Experience with Auth in modern App
    Ability to think ‘functional lite’, e.g. avoid state mutations, understand uni-directional state flow (nice to have)
    Some experience with NoSQL and Document based databases.
    Experienced in Cloud environments
    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    Analyze application requests and business requirements for completeness and feasibility.
    Estimate, design, prototype, develop, document, and unit test solutions to business problems on a project by project basis.
    Mentor team members and aid in assigning work to engineers within the delivery team
    Review programs developed by offshore team and provide comments, feedback and suggestions to Application Architect and other developers.
    Participate in the daily design and implementation activities of core subsystems for new features, enhancements and revisions.
    Support the enterprise platform as needed and provide instant hot-fixes for critical issues as needed.

    Job Specifications
    Knowledge:

    A proven understanding of distributed systems, and development of applications using this model.
    Experience working with cloud technologies, knowledge of cloud native architecture is a plus.
    Strong communication and interpersonal skills working in a cross-functional team environment
    Experience working in Agile methodology
    High level of energy and enthusiasm.  Must have strong interpersonal, organizational, and advanced problem-solving skills.

    Prior Work Experience

    Technical:   8 – 10 years
    Supervisory:   None

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