Application Developer Experience Engineering Front End

Job Description

In IBM iX, we work at the intersection of strategy, creativity, and technology to help our clients digitally reinvent their businesses. We help clients to define their strategy, create exceptional experiences, and build their business, by design.

We are looking for Javascript Developers to work in IBM iX projects for clients from financial, retail and transportation industries using blockchain, ecommerce or cognitive technologies. The candidates should work with the UX designers and architects to deliver ExtJS applications while using clean code guidelines and testing libraries to assure the code quality.

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Job responsabilities

  • Create and update HTML/CSS/Javascript, based on business specifications (wireframes) or bug reporting

  • Create web applications serving various purposes, from internal monitoring and statistics to production apps used by thousands of people
  • Work in an AGILE environment
  • Analyze business requirements, transcribe them into technical and user stories and provide in-depth explanation to your team
  • Get involved in the technical and architectural decision making and offer your insight to other teams too
  • Lead the development of web applications using web technologies including but not limited to AngularJS, Java, REST, GraphQL and DB2
  • Collaborate with graphic and instructional designers

  • Translate designs and style guides provided by the design team into functional user interfaces, ensuring cross browser compatibility and performance
  • Ensure design and user experience quality throughout the development process to launch

  • Build software applications following coding standards, build appropriate unit tests, integration tests and deployment scripts

Required skills
  • Good ES6/ES7 knowledge
  • HTML5/CSS3 relevant experience (at least 2 years)
  • Solid HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript knowledge
  • Experience with frontend frameworks like Angular (1.x or >2), VueJS or ReactJS
  • Willingness to learn and understand the business aspects of the project
  • Understanding of SQL/NoSql database design and usage
  • Knowledge of a testing library: Mocha/Jasmine/Chai
  • Good understanding of DevOps strategies
  • Good command of English
  • Nice to have: German language

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Proven Frontend experience;
  • Good ES6/ES7 knowledge
  • Solid HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript knowledge

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience with frontend frameworks like Angular (1.x or >2), VueJS or ReactJS
  • Knowledge of a testing library: Mocha/Jasmine/Chai

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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