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Front End Developer (Intermediate)

Markham, Ontario
Entry Level, Early Career
Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Front End Developer (Web UI) with a strong User Experience background. The candidate will foremost play a developer role writing JavaScript/HTML/CSS code, but should be able to support our design staff. Responsibilities will be the design implementation of UI for new functional areas of our Analytics application. In addition to implementing functional pages and wizards we expect the design and creation of architectural mechanisms that can be utilized across the application, such a common error reporting design, a common wizard design, reusable charting and table widgets, standardized ajax interfaces, adherence to MV* principles, etc.

Required Education:

  • Technical Diploma

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • English (Fluent)
  • Experience with web and mobile development tools, technologies and methodologies
  • Experience with JavaScript and with one or more of the following frameworks/libraries (Bootstrap, jQuery, Angular, React, etc.)
  • Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3
  • Knowledge of CSS preprocessors (Sass/Less)
  • Knowledge of one or more server-side languages (e.g. NodeJS, PHP, Java etc... )
  • Knowledge of responsive web design principles (e.g. responsive range break-points, fluid proportion-based grids, content prioritization, designing for touch, media queries, and content modeling)
  • Knowledge of accessibility standards for web and Mobile
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies
  • Knowledge of version control and workflow, specifically Git
  • Ability to generate and optimize web graphics (gif / jpg / png / svg) plus CSS graphic sprites
  • Extensive knowledge and proven experience with the Dojo framework, having shipped and maintained various applications.

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience:

  • Knowledge of User Experience best practices; experience with "IBM Design" principles and language is a plus.
  • Designing and implementing responsive and mobile application
  • SCM with Rational Team Concert or Git
  • Agile development practices: Scrum, continuous integration, continuous testing, iterative development etc

Eligibility Requirements:

Legal working status

EO Statement:

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.