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Posted Jan 03
Groupby Inc.

Senior Front End Developer

Toronto Full Time

GroupBy (www.groupbyinc.com) is a group of people that believe that site relevance is overlooked and broken. We want to create the world’s most relevant site search while helping merchandisers to run and optimize their on-site experience.

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about software development, excel in solving technical and business problems, and enjoy working in an environment of like-minded highly skilled and customer focussed individuals.

Working as a Senior Front End consultant with GroupBy you will collaborate with our clients in the design, development and evolution of their ecommerce experience. You will work with business and technical teams and bring your knowledge of front-end tools and technology to implement interesting and modern web search experiences for their sites. Our Customer Solutions team does a wide variety of work with our clients, helping them in customer journeys from both technical and business perspectives. Working as part of an implementation team, you will provide knowledge, know how, best practices, quality assurance and technical assistance for the implementation of the GroupBy Cloud solution.

Willingness to travel up to 30% to North American client sites is required.

Responsibilities

  • Develop web applications using the GroupBy Cloud solution against reference customer wireframe and style guides.
  • Conduct client discovery workshops and work with clients throughout the implementation cycle.
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards.
  • Collect business stakeholder feedback and document UI design specifications.
  • Collaborate with Project Managers, Technical Architects, Developers, UX Designers and client IT and business personnel.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years of experience with architecting, designing, developing and implementing data driven web based applications
  • Experience and high level of proficiency with modern JavaScript frameworks and libraries, e.g. Angular, Node.Js, React, jQuery.
  • Experience with CSS3 and front end development with semantic HTML5.
  • Additional development and design experience is an asset.
  • Excellent presentation skills and a business oriented mindset
  • Solid understanding of responsive/mobile-first design, web standards, UI/UX best practices
  • Able to work efficiently and meet/exceed deadlines under pressure.
  • Willingness to learn domain knowledge when required.

Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related area.
  • Previous consulting implementation experience with Search and Commerce technologies an asset (e.g. Oracle Endeca Commerce, Oracle Endeca Information Discovery, IBM WebSphere, SAP Hybris, Google Search Appliance).
  • Strong knowledge of web centric technologies and agile implementation methodology.
  • Understanding and familiarity with CSS architecture pre-processors (e.g. Sass, Less).
  • Understanding and experience with source control (e.g. Git, SVN)
  • Experience with jQuery.
  • Experience working with data-handling using AJAX, JSON, and REST API.
  • Experience with cross-browser development within a large web application.
  • Understanding of client-side performance and browser performance profiling.
  • Familiar with designer tools, such as Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Familiar with front-end testing and debugging tools (w.g Chrome Developer Tools).

Job Location:

  • Toronto, ON

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Css3: 7 years
  • Html5: 7 years
  • Node.Js: 7 years
  • Data-handling: 7 years
  • UI/UX best practices: 7 years
  • REST API: 7 years
  • Software Architecture: 7 years
  • AJAX: 7 years
  • Developing and implementing data driven web based applications: 7 years
  • JSON: 7 years
  • JavaScript framework: 7 years
  • React: 7 years
  • Software Design: 7 years
  • jQuery: 7 years
  • Angularjs: 7 years

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