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Senior Front End Developer New York, NY

New York City, New York, United States
January 07, 2019


We are looking for a hands-on, agile, and result-oriented Front End Developer for a client engagement in the Financial industry. If you are available and interested, or know someone else who may be looking, please contact me at

Title: Senior Front End Developer

Location: New York, NY

Duration: Full Time position

Job ID: 1618-001FD


This role will be focused on, but not limited to, the front-end development of new applications. The ideal candidate would be seeking a position where they can make a direct impact through the creation of user-friendly experiences that are both functional and attractive.

Job Responsibilities:

• Work as part of a cross functional team of developers, marketers, and FX

• Translate business problems into technical solutions

• Ensure the best possible performance and quality of applications

• Identify bottlenecks and bugs, devise solutions to mitigate these issues

• Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

• Use issue tracking software and provide relevant updates and feedback

• Work with a project manager to provide time estimations for projects and tasks

• Participation in code reviews and providing testing directions for QA

• Document new and/or existing application changes in a Wiki

• Ability to act as a mentor to junior developers

Requirements & Preferred Skills:

• A firm minimum of four years’ experience

• Two of those years should have been spent building Single Page Applications with React and Redux

• Must have shipped at least one Minimum Viable Product from start to finish

• Experience with SDLC using agile (Kanban) or other development approach

• Strong HTML5 and CSS3 skills

• Advanced understanding of ES6 Javascript

• Node Package Manager (NPM) and Webpack

• Solid understanding of React/Redux Architecture

• Understanding of UI and UX principles. Responsive web design

• Git and Bitbucket

• Experience in Hybrid app development frameworks such as Cordova, Ionic, or Xamarin

• Any experience with backend technologies and languages is a big plus

• Experience writing asynchronous code and consuming APIs from the front end

• Familiarity with RESTful API best practices

• Consistently writes clean, modular, readable, testable and maintainable code

• Strong communication, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills

• Ability to work within a cohesive small team

• Ability to Innovate and drive improvement

• Independent thinker/learner