Senior JavaScript Developer

Location: Vancouver, BC
Date Posted: 04-05-2018
JOB DESCRIPTION
We are looking for a JavaScript Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include implementing visual elements and their behaviours with user interactions. You will work with both front-end and back-end web developers to build all client-side logic. You will also be bridging the gap between the visual elements and the server-side infrastructure, taking an active role on both sides, and defining how the application looks and functions.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end services
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
 
SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, its quirks, and workarounds
  • Strong understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as git
  • Good understanding of browser rendering behaviour and performance
  • At least 2 years experience in developing web applications
  • Experience with JavaScript Frameworks: Backbone.js, Angular, Ember, React, etc (We use Angular*)
  • Expertise in front-end routing, state management, and consuming JSON-based RESTful APIs
  • Passionate about producing elegant, maintainable code Computer science degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of security standards, such as OWASP Top 10 or SWAT Checklist
 
BENEFITS
  • All full-time employees are entitled to the following benefits:
  • Personal health plan including medical, dental, vision, pharm and alternative medical services
  • BC MSP Paid
  • RRSP
  • Paid stat holidays
  • 3+ weeks of paid time off/year
  • Transit subsidy
  • Options to attend training courses

About Affinity Staffing:
Affinity Staffing is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.
 
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