Front End Developer - Full Time - Houston, TX in Houston, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A Vaco Technology client is looking to hire a Front End Developer to their team full time in Houston, TX.

We are looking for a Front-End Developer, who is passionate about User Interface development. Responsibilities will include implementing visual elements and their behaviors with user interactions. You will work with both front-end and back-end web developers to build all client-side logic. You will also be working closely with the UX/design team to implement their designs and to assist them with understanding the best ways to achieve the end results they are looking for in our product. This is an opportunity to work on a product team that has a large roadmap of features to implement for the next several years.

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop new user-facing features and functionality for our applications
  • Working on the front lines of the product team
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UX designs
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end services
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience of front-end development
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, its quirks, and workarounds
  • Basic understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues
  • Proficiency in a modern JavaScript framework such Angular or similar frameworks
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (git experience preferable)
  • Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Grunt and Webpack
  • Good understanding of browser rendering behavior and performance
  • Familiarity with OOP concepts
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Detail-oriented, results-driven, and works well within a team environment
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, and experience troubleshooting systems issues
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Demonstrates an ability to contribute quickly to project requirements
  • Demonstrates an ability to prioritize and organize efforts in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to lead a team of developers and QA specialists as needed to ensure the timely release of software versions

Please note, this role is a full time, direct hire role. We are unable to accept resumes from 3rd party vendors or C2C candidates. US Citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. Our client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas at this time.