Javascript Developer

Convergent IS - Calgary, AB (4 months ago)

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At ConvergentIS we have a spark—a code, a way we work, a way we behave—and it's the core of our team's success. It's more than a value statement: it's our culture. Our spark means:

  • Performing exceptionally and achieving high standards at every opportunity
  • Enabling our customers and our team members
  • Being flexible and innovative
  • Maintaining strong alignment with our goals and values

We are a technology company headquartered in Calgary with a strong focus on enhancing the user experience on enterprise systems. Founded in 2002, we are an SAP partner at the leading edge of SAP technology and have a tremendous range of opportunities to provide innovative solutions to critical business problems.

What are we looking for?

A Front End UI developer who has:

  • Practical and relevant experience with Javascript
  • The motor, creativity and passion to design and craft great enterprise software solutions
  • The capacity to listen to users and understand the core business problem
  • Strong development skills with clear attention to detail and software maintainability
  • A sense of pride in their work—a desire to deliver high quality, well-tested solutions
  • A large capacity to care about doing the right thing for our clients
  • A high likeability factor—the type of person that people want on their team
  • Integrity and a straightforward approach to problem resolution
  • 2-3 years relevant work experience
  • A sense of humour!

What can we offer?

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Benefit program covering health & dental and a competitive salary + bonus program
  • An outstanding technical team to help you learn from the best and who will learn from you
  • Variety—opportunities to work on a wide range of projects and business problems
  • A design focused, customer centric approach to development
  • An aggressive growth strategy

Responsibilities

  • Create solution prototypes for customer evaluation
  • Develop new user-facing features and applications based in Javascript (and HTML5/CSS)
  • Assess technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimize applications for maximum performance and scalability
  • Work collaboratively within a team and closely with counterparts building back-end services (oData)
  • Validate solutions and investigate client reported issues
  • Develop re-usable test automation scripts

Skills and Qualifications

  • Ideal candidate will have a post-secondary degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject, or equivalent experience in a similar role. Must have proven working experience.
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, its quirks and workarounds
  • Good understanding of use of JavaScript libraries and MVC frameworks (e.g. JQuery and UI5)
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, JSON, and AJAX
  • Good understanding of browser rendering behavior and performance
  • Capable of clear and concise written and oral communications
  • Proficiency with code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Basic understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Familiarity with SAP and SAP Fiori will be considered an asset
  • Familiarity with JavaScript libraries and MVC frameworks, e.g. jquery, ui5
  • Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Grunt and Gulp.js

The position is based in Calgary and there are occasional requirements to travel (primarily limited to Canada with the occasional US trip).

We greatly appreciate all applications; however, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • JavaScript: 2 years (Required)

Location:

  • Calgary, AB (Preferred)