Developer: Front End

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 12, 2018
Closes
Aug 22, 2018
Ref
JR-90270025
Hours
Full Time

Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history.

Job Description

This candidate is expected to spend 80% of their time on hands-on development and the remainder on architecture/design/technical documentation. Our work is challenging and rewarding. Our success is measured through the millions of customer's we serve each day. This is a unique opportunity to work with a world class newsroom and design team and take our digital platform to the next level.

Responsibilities include:  

  • Participate in the visual design process, advising on how front‑end technologies can be applied to potential product designs.
  • Participate in resolving challenging and demanding problems within the production environment.
  • Assist with customer inquiries and resolution of problems
  • Willingness to investigate and troubleshoot a variety of technical issues across different technologies and platforms

Requirements include: 

  • College degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 2+ years of Web development
  • HTML, JavaScript, AJAX and CSS
  • Object Oriented Design
  • Apache Tomcat or Apache HTTP Server
  • Expertise with one or more of the following frameworks: jQuery, Backbone.js, Node.js, Bootstrap, D3, Angular;
  • Experience in a small-team environment working on a successful commercial software, SaaS, or Web product/platform
  • Comfortable with light-weight and/or Agile development methodologies
  • Server-side scripting language such as JSP, PHP, etc