Front End Developer

Posted 05 May 2023
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description

Job Description

Do you want to put companies back in control of their code? So do we. 

You take the best from open-source applications to create bespoke solutions that are both innovation and agile. 

About you 

You know how the right software solutions can help businesses do more with less effort. You know code inside out and enjoy putting innovation to work in real applications and getting real results. You will be working closely with the UX and Visual Design team, this group has a shared interest in developing modern user interfaces that are compelling, performant, and accessible. As a client-facing Front-End Web Developer, you will have the opportunity to learn our client’s business, their organization, systems, challenges and goals. You will partner directly with client(s) to define and clarify requirements, then work with your team to create accurate project and task estimates to deliver exceptional client results. 

About the job 

As a Sr. Con, Front-End developer, you will develop rich and interactive web UI using design, styling and scripting to support external clients' business strategy. You will integrate UI with APIs, analytics and management systems like Sitecore. In addition, you will create conceptual architecture and solution design materials, and lead the development of the solution to client specifications.

  • You will bring concepts and designs for user-facing web applications to life. 

  • Deliver exceptional client results and project success. 

  • Consistently develop and deliver high-quality, low-defect features on schedule. 

  • Configure, build, and test the application or technical architecture components. 

  • Work with other developers, designers, and architects to make sure that the configuration and custom components meet application requirements and performance goals. 

  • Develop proof-of-concepts and prototypes of easy-to-navigate user interfaces (UI) that consist of graphics, data visualizations, icons and colour schemes that are visually appealing, responsive, and accessible. 

Key Role Responsibilities: 

  • Make it real – bring concepts and designs for user-facing web applications to life.

  • Use modern web development and DevOps practices to develop, test, debug and deploy.

  • Designing and styling with responsive and adaptive approaches to create beautiful and accessible experiences.

  • Developing robust solutions with consideration to security, performance, internationalization, and browser-compatibility.

  • Use the business process requirements to drive the detailed design of application and technical architecture components.

  • Configure, build, and test the application or technical architecture components.

  • Work with other developers, designers, and architects to make sure that the configuration and custom components meet application requirements and performance goals.

  • Plan and execute all required process steps as defined in our methodologies.

  • Anticipate, identify, track and resolve issues and risks affecting the delivery.

  • Participate in transitions of the application or technical architecture components to the Quality Engineers.

  • Fix any defects and performance problems discovered in testing.

  • Participate in quality management reviews, ensuring the application design and related work products satisfy the requirements.

  • Participate in Process Execution and Improvement.

  • Coordinate and participate in structured peer reviews/walkthroughs.

  • Create technical and functional/end-user operational documentation for the software or system.

  • Provide application/technical support as needed.

  • Meet milestones and related effort/time commitments for assigned deliverables and provide work status, including estimated-time-to-complete and actuals.

  • Coordinate with and leverage offshore resources.

  • Maintain and/or update technical and/or industry knowledge and skills through continuous learning activities, such as reading journals / magazines, collaborating with other technical professionals, learning from on-the-job experiences, participating in technical training, and/or writing articles. 

Key Technical Requirements: 

  • Script:  JavaScript, jQuery, TypeScript, ES6, jQuery, JSON

  • Design & Style: HTML5, Responsive/Adaptive Design, Design Thinking, Usability Design, CSS3, LESS, SASS, Bootstrap

  • Frameworks (One or more of): Angular, AngularJS, react.js, React Native, Knockout, Node.js, Ember.js, Vue.js

  • Web Application Frameworks: ASP.Net MVC, PHP, JSP / Spring

  • Web DevOps & Test: Git, Grunt, Bower, npm, Jasmine, Selenium 

  • Experience with Typescript, Javascript, frameworks and libraries such as React.js, Redux, Angular, Vue, Angular 2+, Node.js and its ecosystem 

  • Experience with the Microsoft Graph and Adaptive Cards

  • Experience with developing Teams Apps and Extensions is desirable

  • Deep understanding of html semantics, CSS (sass, less), box-model / flex-box 

  • Practical knowledge about different testing approaches and tools (Unit testing, e2e testing, BDD, TDD) 

  • Considerable experience leveraging Azure components as part of the Solution Design (e.g., Azure Functions, Bot Framework, etc.)

  • Good understanding about authentication and security

Key Non-Technical Requirements:

  • Ability to gain an understanding of customer process and issues, and communicate them back

  • Ability to work in teams and individually when needed

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience working with global teams on projects

  • Experience working with offshore teams to facilitate project work

  • Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form

  • Display leadership by establishing goals for the team and members of the team

  • Be savvy with problem-solving

  • Be a point of contact for clients

  • Worked in a scrum environment. 

  • Passion for learning new technologies and staying up to date with the latest trends and modern development.  

  • Experience being a great team player, who work collaborative, and brings a positive attitude 

  • Knowledge of DevOps and Backend engineering is a benefit. 

Preferred Education Background: 

You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice.

Preferred Years of Work Experience: 

You likely have 8+ years of prior related work experience, preferably in a technology or consulting environment 

What we offer you

Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay.