Developer III

Location: Kansas City, MO
Date Posted: 11-13-2017
Developer III performs complex analysis, design, development and unit testing of software applications from user requirements and design documents. The candidate also resolves defects encountered during various testing cycles. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent.  Post graduate degree desired.  4-6 years experience in software development.


If you dream of flexboxes and CSS grids, know React from Preact and can talk expansively on how semantic HTML is good for end-users, we want to talk to you. Reporting to the Manager of Web Services, the Senior Front-End Web Engineer will help develop HTML, CSS and JavaScript code for the soon-to-be-launched, extremely user-friendly new features and pages on the Virgin Mobile USA site. Exciting things are coming, and you can be a part of it, helping ensure we¿re producing high quality code, implement UX and UI patterns in standards-compliant, reusable ways, and helping us build a front-end pattern library. 

¿ Help drive front-end development efforts and deliver quality front-end code and implementation of UX and UI
¿ Integrate the Virgin Mobile website with third-party systems
¿ Strive for code quality, reuse, extensibility and best practices. 
¿ Develop in a cooperative work environment that includes straight-up communication across teams (designers, engineering, marketing, operations, etc.).
¿ Work in a scrum-based Agile environment
¿ Implement UI designs in performant, usable and accessible patterns

Basic Qualifications
¿ Bachelor's degree and four years related work experience or eight years related work experience post high school
¿ Three years programming and/or Web Development Experience

Preferred Qualifications
¿ A solid understanding of design principles
¿ Computer Science degree or equivalent work experience.
¿ Very strong knowledge of CSS, HTML and Javascript
¿ Experience with CSS, HTML standards/accessibility and how to write fast-loading, high-quality markup
¿ Proficiency working with JSON APIs and SaaS 
¿ Understanding of how to work in a scrum-based Agile environment
¿ Understanding of design principles and a strong belief in the value of end-user functionality and easy-to-use interface design
¿ Relentless desire to get the details just right and on deadline, with a focus on business outcomes
¿ Works daily with designers and back-end engineers and possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills
¿ Solid understanding of Git, Grunt, SASS, LESS, Jenkins and other common front-end development tools.
¿ Familiarity with common front-end frameworks such as Angular 2.0, React, Bootstrap and Foundation
¿ Knows how to implement UX designs in performant, usable and accessible patterns as well as how to deliver quality front-end code and implementation of UX and UI
¿ Works daily with designers and back-end engineers and possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills
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