Job Title: UI Front End Engineer
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Duration: 6 months
Serve as a UI Front End Engineer for.
This person will:
o Work closely with an Agile team of Product Managers, Quality Assurance Engineers, Designers, and fellow Software Developers to build consumer and internal websites.
o Driven and highly communicative skills required
o Implement techniques to improve perceived and actual page load time.
o Code with and participate in selection of technologies such as jQuery, jQuery Mobile, Modernizr, Backbone, JsUnit, etc. that will support site development and enhance user experience.
o Incorporate progressive enhancement and feature support for cross-browser compatibility.
o Collaborate with team members to explore new technological developments and establish coding standards for use across teams.
o Work autonomously with client resources with minimal oversight
o Experience writing semantic code with emphasis on optimized performance and scalability.
o Experience with web services and JSON.
o Experience working on enterprise level web properties as a member of a team in an Agile environment.
o Experience with Version Control Systems, such as Subversion, GitHub and CVS is needed.
Nice to Have Skills:
- Experience developing in a Java/J2EE environment using JSP, tag libraries, and an MVC framework
- Experience using JQuery, Backbone or other libraries and frameworks
- Knowledge and use of Firebug and YSlow or other web developer tools available to analyze web pages
- Previous experience with product development life-cycle of several successfully launched web and/or software applications