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Web UI Application Developer in Chicago, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 12/8/2018

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Job Description

Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Web UI Application Developer for one of our clients in the Chicago area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
  • The Web UI Application Developer will implement the front-end web and mobile technologies
  • Developer will contribute to and govern the creation and maintenance of functionality on internet and intranet applications managed by our client, with attention to user experience and modern design
  • Works with numerous external vendors, internal business partners, as well as internal IS partners

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure open communication and understanding among business owners and technologists
  • Facilitate code reviews and peer reviews of software work products to share knowledge to support quality control of coding efforts
  • Perform a wide variety of production-related web and mobile development tasks including building, modifying, maintaining, and optimizing code
  • Collaborates with internal architecture, marketing, development, and external vendor partners to achieve desired delivery
  • Translate wire frames and graphic composites into cohesive and robust technical deliverables  
  • Optimize performance, contributing to definition of architectural solutions, while creating code that adheres to web standards
  • Assures Secure Application Coding is standard practice in every delivery
  • Fundamental knowledge and training in Secure Coding Practices is evident in daily contributions
  • Continually build upon advanced knowledge in web/mobile app development by researching trends and staying educated on changing coding paradigms and browser/OS standards
  • Understand best practices in Web Usability, E-commerce, Information Architecture, Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, Web Analytics, and application code design to enure encapsulation, modularity, cohesion, operability and maintainability
  • Partner with application and technical architects within the IS Web and Mobile Application Development team, shaping best practices and implementation options
  • Adhere to software engineering practices and governance of code artifacts and deliverables
  • Adhere to Strategic and Tactical application development, contributing to shaping direction for projects and team backlog
  • Share web and mobile development industry trends and best practices to influence on-going product maturity

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical experience
  • 5+years of experience developing web and/or mobile based functionality, preferably on an e-commerce web site/app using a content management system
  • 1+ years of experience working within an SDLC and working on projects involving other teams is required

Required knowledge of front-end Web development trends and advanced knowledge of the following:
  • HTML5, CSS3 Styling and Content experience
  • Javascript - includes standard JS coding, jQuery (or equivalent framework), Angular, Redux and React Frameworks
  • Bootstrap, Foundation or equivalent Responsive Web Design framework
  • Sublime Text or equivalent development tool
  • Mobile/Tablet website development and/or App Development
  • Effective Javascript library management to support Performance and Security practices
  • Automated Javascript User Interface testing using tools such as Karma, Mocha, Selenium or equivalent
  • Performance design and Secure Application Coding training

Required experience using the following:
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing and its interdependencies with on-premise and vendor data center UI orchestrations
  • Strong understanding of UI Integration with back office system via HTTPS/2 REST/JSON services
  • NodeJS, PHP, JSP or equivalent back-end framework
  • Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB, or equivalent RDBMS/NoSQL database
  • Grunt, Gulp or equivalent build process tool
  • PhoneGap or equivalent mobile app development platform
  • Git, Mercurial or equivalent source control system
  • Photoshop
  • Jasmine or equivalent Javascript-based testing framework preferred
  • ATG, Wordpress, Joomla or equivalent Content Management System preferred
  • Axure  or equivalent wireframe software preferred
  • Experience with IOS x.x and Android x.x mobile application development a plus
  • Demonstrates high level of interpersonal skills to grow trust and show business value of application development efforts
  • Highly skilled in organization and planning
  • Ability to self-start and be versatile in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required to publish risk, assumption and development approach for projects/backlog
  • Ability to build and maintain productive relationships with a diverse group of constituents is required

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.