Front-End Developer

Portland, Oregon

EY Design Studio PDX is seeking a front-end developer to join a tight-knit, experienced, motivated and talented team. We strive to create the best user experience for our clients. To do so, we look for candidates who enjoy working on a variety of projects in an energetic environment and developing with both open source and enterprise systems. As part of one of the largest professional services firms in the world, this position provides plenty of growth opportunities for the right individual.  

Key Responsibilities:

The successful candidate’s primary focus will be developing web and mobile applications. As we are an agile team, you’ll spend a minimum of your time in daily stand-ups, backlog grooming, sprint planning and retrospectives. In between projects, the right individual will continue to learn and grow their skillset. Occasional travel from the Portland studio may be necessary, depending on the client and project.

Skills and attributes for success

You’re self-directed, requiring minimal supervision to complete many programming tasks. You’ll analyze programming problems, recommend solutions and help implement them. Your professional demeanor will project confidence and competence. Diligence and attention to detail are essential, helping you to minimize bugs and other issues during code reviews. Flexibility, interpersonal skills and a healthy sense of humor will keep you in high demand for new projects. Your knowledge of client-side performance optimization will serve you and end users well as you advocate for them.

Qualifications, Certifications & Education:

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Experience with JavaScript, testing, debugging and documentation (1-3 years’ work experience or comparable education)
  • Comfort with breaking down designs into reusable components, data structures and supporting architectures
  • Familiarity with HTML5, Angular, React or any other JavaScript MVC/MVP framework (1-2 years)
  • Experience styling with CSS, SASS or SCSS
  • An understanding of modern web browser capabilities
  • The capacity to self-direct on low-complexity programming tasks with minimal supervision
  • An ability to support analysis of programming problems, recommend and help implement solutions
  • An ability to work within established procedures to develop, test, implement and maintain application software
  • An ability to recommend improvements to established processes, develop implementation plans and assist in rollout
  • Ownership of quality of the design and code created
  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving critical issues that may involve many systems, platforms and languages
  • A willingness to work on projects large and small, as well as maintenance efforts

Ideally, you might also have:

  • Familiarity with modern JavaScript devops and popular libraries, including Gulp, Grunt, Browserify, WebPack, modules, web sockets, etc.
  • Familiarity with APIs/REST principles and semantics
  • Experience with RXJS, streams and data management
  • Experience programming in TypeScript, EcmaScript 6 (ES2015+) and Babel
  • A working knowledge of visualization technologies and libraries, such as SVGs, D3, HighCharts, Tableau or similar
  • Experience working in an agile environment, either Scrum, Kanban or similar
  • Knowledge of test-driven development principles or methods
  • AWS or Azure deployment experience
  • Node.js and/or Express development experience
  • Experience balancing multiple projects and team members simultaneously
  • Any experience with CMS systems, especially WordPress, AEM, Sitecore or Drupal would be helpful
  • CQRS, MSMQ or event-driven architecture experience (desired, but not required)
  • Comfort with presenting to and collaborating with clients with project leads

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus 10 observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within a designated service line
  • A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world
  • Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
  • An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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