Java Front-end Developer

CGI Group, Inc. - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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Position Description:
Work collaboratively to design, build, test, deploy and maintain scalable, high performing, cross-browser compatible, responsive applications with technologies such as React, Express, Node.js, RESTful API, HTML5 and CSS in accordance with specifications, policies, procedures, and best practices.

Your future duties and responsibilities:
Collaborate with peers, project managers, architects, business analysts and business users in estimating and developing software applications and enhancements.

  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle with well written, testable, and efficient code.
  • Diagnose and address complex problems where analysis of issues or data requires in-depth evaluation of various contributing factors.
  • Develop unit tests, integration tests, and smoke tests for features that you develop and maintain.
  • Working closely with Business Analysts to understand and interpret requirements as well as translating requirements into development specifications.
  • Collaborate with QA team to address reported issues and variances, and resolve questions about test results.
  • Collaborate with Technology Standards team to ensure the application components are in compliance with UI/UX guidelines and other standards
  • Document and communicate issues, gaps, task progress and improvement ideas with Development Team Lead and Project Manager.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation for application components, development environment with Knowledge Base Articles and case studies as necessary.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Experience in ReactJS – Min 2 years

  • Experience in JavaScript – 3 years
  • Experience with using REST APIs with Front-end Components, preferably React – Min 1 year
  • Experience in HTML5, CSS3 – Min 2 years
  • Knowledge of authorization mechanisms such as JWT, OAuth
  • Strong knowledge of NodeJS and experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, npm
  • Strong knowledge of Build tools such as grunt or gulp and Unit Testing tools such as Karma or Jest
  • Strong knowledge of AJAX, JSX, Virtual DOM, Sentry, state management library (Flux or Redux)
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
Nice to have:
  • CSS preprocessors like Sass or LESS
  • Knowledge of responsive development (using any grid/responsive library e.g. Bootstrap)
  • Development (Fed)
What you can expect from us:
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