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Front End Developer in Boston, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Front End Developer with our industry-leading client in Boston.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Front End Developer:

  • Work collaboratively as part of a software development team producing the code that matters to the students and teachers who use company products and services.
  • Eagerly learn and apply new cutting edge technologies.
  • Contribute to our engineering culture and ever-improving concept of engineering best practices.
  • Build staging prototypes and demo applications that address product needs
  • Produce clean, maintainable code artifacts
  • Keep a pulse on trends in the industry and identify technical innovations
  • Business maturity: imperative to be able to takes ownership of the project and connect and collaborate with internal business owners and third party partners to produce. Works autonomously yet connectedly
  • Understands the big picture and what needs to be done to get the job accomplished against tight timelines
  • Ability to work with a cross-functional team and make appropriate trade-offs to meet time constraints
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables; working quickly and error-free
  • Excited about the opportunity to move the needle, in creating new technology for our growing organization
  • Develop, maintain and provide technical expertise to transfer knowledge of integration technology components.
  • Collaborate closely with Product Owners and cross-functional development and business teams to design high quality integration solutions that are extensible, reusable, and secure.
  • Develop solutions using that adhere to industry best practices in areas such as design, performance, flexibility, user experience, and scalability while also ensuring the solution codebase is clean and well-documented.
  • Ensure quality through unit and functional test implementation and execution.
  • Contribute to architectural design, automated testing, continuous integration and build management.
  • Develop prototypes to demonstrate the merits of a proposed solution.
  • Create technical deliverable artifacts needed for project implementation.
  • Participate in design reviews, code reviews and functional demos.
  • Able to work effectively under pressure, independently, and within a collaborative teamoriented environment using sound judgment in decision making.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, detail oriented and able to manage/lead groups of people and tasks simultaneously.
  • Act in a technical leadership capacity by mentoring and guiding less experienced developers and new team members

Requirements of the Front End Developer:

  • 8 – 12 years of experience and a Bachelor's degree in computer science or a STEM field.
  • Full understanding of software development processes and how your work contributes to the larger goals of an engineering team. You know how to make your team better one step at a time.
  • Experience working with a team on a large project, applying Agile software development methodologies.
  • Extensive experience working with interpreted programming languages – including JavaScript, TypeScript and ECMAScript – and frameworks like Angular and React
  • In-depth knowledge of HTML 5 and CSS, HTML5, Javascript, and UI/UX
  • Have a familiarity of Bootstrap and Git
  • Create clean well-documented code in CSS/HTML/JS with modern techniques/approaches and any new language that the company uses
  • Solid understanding of user experience and interaction design across all digital platforms – how to craft an interaction that will intuitively lead a user through a flow
  • Interest in adopting new technologies and methodologies such as functional programming, distributed computing, machine learning, advanced data engineering, serverless computing.
  • Interest in cloud technologies (AWS/Azure) and systems like Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, Amazon Kinesis, etc.ET WebAPI.
  • API development using REST/JSON and SOAP/XML Web services.
  • Experience with automation for testing, continuous integration, code coverage, and build processes
  • Experience with DevOps (Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.)
  • Strong agile/scrum development experience
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills within distributed project teams
  • Web Service/Microservice architectures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Very good understanding of SQL databases.
  • Experience in application debugging, profiling and monitoring tool

Keywords: Front End Developer, Developer, DevOps, software development, SQL, Java, JavaScript

Job ID: 318829

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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