Collins McNicholas

Our client based in Sligo are looking for a Senior Front-End Developer to join their team. You will be working with React and Node.JS for continuous deployment and integration. You will have a direct impact on our homepage that 25 million customers per day interact with. You will work within a culture of technical autonomy, and you will have the opportunity to focus on dynamic content development based on personalization. You will work cross-functionally with machine learning and consumer data teams to create a meaningful experience for each customer.

Who You Are:

You are an expert at using your creativity and resourcefulness to drive projects forward with little direction. You are deeply passionate about building new features, consistently researching the latest front-end technologies. You are a team-player who excels at detailed communication.

What You Will Do:

  • Work collaboratively with different development and QA teams to code HTML/CSS mockups, test, and verify projects through development process.
  • Oversee site optimization for SEO, cleaner and concise code, and code weight.
  • Act as liaison between the creative department, NOC, and IT, addressing issues as they arise.
  • Update internal documentation when new tools are available for designers to use as well as distribute the information to web designers and their managers.
  • Create reusable HTML and CSS modules.
  • Build custom JavaScript components.
  • Consume backend services to display content & data via handlebars/ReactJS templates and processes.
  • Contribute to front end build process using web pack.
  • Oversee deployment of production code
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.
  • Follow legal policies as directed.

 What You Should Have:

  • 5+ years of professional website coding experience
  • Strong JavaScript skills.
  • A passion for clean semantic markup that demonstrates attention to detail.
  • A solid understanding UI Design, Usability, and Accessibility.
  • Awesome CSS skills, with full understanding of specificity and cascade.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with how to whip IE11 into submission and tame any other browser inconsistencies that pop up.
  • An ability to work swiftly under pressure to create pages, wireframes, and fix bugs.
  • A passion for web standards.

 What We Hope You Have:

  • Knowledge and skill in front end MVC frameworks such as AngularJS, React, and Backbone JS are a major plus.
  • Knowledge and skill using Node.js, Docker and CI/CD principles are a plus.
  • Experience working with remote/international teams a plus.
  • ​B.S./B.A. Computer Science or related field experience

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aideen Cummins on 071-9140252 or email aideen.cummins@collinsmcnicholas.ie.

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