Developer: Front End

Washington D.C.
Jul 12, 2018
Aug 22, 2018
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