Senior Front End Developer


Senior Front-End Developer 
At Railroad19, we develop customized software solutions and provide software development services. We are currently seeking a talented Sr. Front-end Engineer to join our world-class team of developers supporting our Fortune 100 Media client. This role will be responsible for contributing to the development, and implementation of front-end solutions for our client. In addition to contributing code and tangible deliverables the role is expected to work as an adviser to help identify, educate, and foster best-in-class solutions. The role requires the applicant to create and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders and team members.

As a Railroad19 employee, you will be part of a company that values your work and gives you the tools you need to succeed. Our headquarters is in Saratoga Springs, New York, but this position is remote. Railroad19 provides competitive compensation and excellent benefits~ Medical/Dental/Vision vacation and 401K.

Core Responsibilities

  • Foster strong relationships with key stakeholders and provide expertise as well as customer service to meet a wide variety of requirements
  • Quickly provide insight and options to front-end challenges
  • Collaborate with Product Managers and business teams to create consumer-like, elegant, intuitive experience for enterprise users
  • Contribute both technically and in an advisory role to projects
  • Develop and manage extensible, stable code bases for a variety of applications
  • Provide front-end architecture and aesthetic thought leadership
  • Stay current with the fast-changing landscape of browser based application development
  • Evaluate frameworks, technology, platforms, and tooling solutions
  • Support and troubleshoot issues (process & system), identify root cause, and proactively implement sustainable corrective actions

Skills & Experience Required

  • Strong understanding of the DOM, HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript (ES5 and ES2015+)
  • Significant experience with AngularJS (1.5.x) — experience with Component driven architecture
  • 3+ years of experience with additional web libraries and frameworks. Preferred: jQuery, Bootstrap, Underscore, etc
  • Experience with preprocessors and front-end tooling workflows: Node.js (NPM), SASS/SCSS, WebPack, etc.
  • Strong understanding of debugging for the browser — Chrome Devtools
  • Experience testing JavaScript code — Jasmine preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Responsive Web Design (RWD) patterns
  • Proven ability to create working prototypes (proof of concepts) at varying degrees of fidelity using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience with unidirectional data flow patterns (i.e. Redux-esque)
  • Experience with RxJS or other Reactive programming techniques/libraries
  • Full Stack awareness, but this role is front-end based
  • Experience rendering and working with large data payloads
  • Experience with data integration; understanding/experience with RESTful API design
  • Working in an Agile environment
  • Strong team-building, vendor and customer relations skills
  • GIT and GitHub
  • Strong communication skills (wireframes, rapid prototypes, PoC’s, white boarding)
  • Experience maintaining and extending a style guide (CSS) for scalability and cross application usage

Nice to Have, but not Required

  • TypeScript
  • WebSockets / Streaming
  • Web Workers experience
  • Service Workers experience
  • Angular (2,4,5) experience
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