Front End Developer- Future Opportunity

SSIMWAVE - Waterloo, ON (30+ days ago)

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About Us

At the forefront of Viewer Intelligence, SSIMWAVE is built on our Emmy® Award-winning algorithm. SSIMWAVE is defining the future of video delivery with the most accurate measure of how humans perceive video. With SSIMWAVE technology, video distributors, networks and studios can keep up with the explosive growth of video and deliver the ultimate viewing experience to consumers on any screen, anywhere.

Our customers include major players in the media, entertainment, and Multichannel Video Programming Distribution industries and our state-of-the-art products provide the most optimal way to measure, control, and optimize live and file-based video.

We're a growing team of engineers, video scientists, product and business experts. Our diverse team is driven to advance the business of video. Join our profitable scale-up with opportunities for career growth in both depth and breadth of experience.

About You

You are passionate about making the complex simple – for your customers and your colleagues. You thrive in a highly intellectual agile environment that encourages you to deliver the best. You will implement scalable web designs, bring UX concept to life with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and integrate UI with the back-end developing web service technologies. Also you will have the opportunity to influence team culture, software technology/practices and mentoring.

Job Responsibilities, including but not limited to:
Implement and maintain scalable web designs using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (including framework and component libraries )
Use web services to integrate UI with back-end technologies
Lead the adoption and assessment of new technologies
Build software with high code quality principles to allow for easy future modification and maintainability
Write and maintain automated tests to retain software quality
Assess UI/UX design for technical feasibility
Work collaboratively with the UX department to help improve UI/UX designs by suggesting alternative ideas, implementations and techniques
Work closely with cross functional agile team members (e.g., back-end developers, testers, DevOps, etc.)
Drive technical best practices for UI Developers
Participate in weekly UI focused discussions to ensure alignment of development methods
Mentor fellow Developers on coding practices

Skills and qualifications:
Software experience in:
HTML and CSS
Javascript, including framework (e.g., React, Vue, and angular) and component libraries
Writing REST web services
Experience writing and maintaining automated tests
Creating and documenting software designs
Experience researching and assessing software technologies
Be passionate about building meaningful, high quality software
Strong leadership skills and prior experience with mentoring, coaching and influencing team members

Preferred qualifications:
Experience using Vue.js
Experience in UX Design for both desktop and mobile applications
Scripting Skills (e.g., bash, Python)
Experience using Git for version control
Proficiency working in a Linux environment
Open community participation such as StackExchange, GitHub
Missing a few of the requirements and not sure if you're qualified? Let us be the judge, submit your resume!

Benefits and Perks:
Dynamic work environment
Health benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision
Vacation & Paid Time Off
Office Perks: Monday lunches and a fully stocked "kitchen"
Monthly Massage therapist visits on site
SSIMWAVE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. At SSIMWAVE, we celebrate diversity and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our customers, our products, and our community. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment process.

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