The Front End Software Engineer role is responsible for web-based design and development for all web based solutions, with a heavy emphasis on framework design, development, and third party solution integration. As a Front End Software Engineer you will define and develop standards and solutions for both internal and external customers in conjunction with the rest of the GVR team.

TITLE: Front End Software Engineer
REPORTS TO: Development Manager

I. Purpose of Position
  • Design and development of web based applications and frameworks

II. Key Responsibilities
  • Drive and develop User Experience standards for cloud based products.
  • Design and develop feature functionality for our client's Cloud web Portal.
  • Gather on-site requirements from internal product owners. Translate the requirements into functional and product specifications for Cloud web Portal.
  • Research, identify and define opportunities to integrate new technology into Cloud web Portal.
  • Contribute to the definition and development of Global Cloud standards and procedures, and to help shape best practices in user experience and re usability.

III. Relationships
  • Daily interaction with other members of the Cloud Team.

IV. Measures of Performance
  • Results achieved measured against annual objectives through quarterly and annual performance reviews.
  • Quality measured by defect rate against software delivered and amount of rework required.
  • Productivity Performance will be measured based on individual tasks completed on time and initial requirements completion.
  • Design/Development Leadership measured by ability to drive adoption of Cloud standards across global organizations, as dictated by the client's Cloud Design Architect.
  • Innovation measured by creativity shown in solving problems.

V. Background and Skill

  • 4 year degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in User Experience Design and Development.
  • Ability to understand and work in large code base.
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum software development methodologies.
  • Experience with UX design patterns and frameworks and RWD.
  • Complete understanding of the Web Service Oriented and Service Oriented Architectures.
  • Proficient HTML and JavaScript web developer. Familiarity with frameworks like: JQuery, BackboneJS, AngularJS, Bootstrap, and Less.
  • Able to read and understand Java and C# code.

  • Experience in the retail industry, e-retail, big data.
  • Experience working with remote teams.
  • Able to travel national and international if the situation requires it.
  • Companies in Background: Any Cloud based product companies, especially start-ups.

VI. Personal Trait Profile
  • Strong design and problem solving skills.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work in fast-paced environment with rapidly developing opportunities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Self-starter.
  • Detail oriented.