JavaScript Engineer

New York, NY, USA

Ranked as #12 on Forbes’ List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of over 24,000 people with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty, and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

DESCRIPTION


You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Senior JavaScript Engineer. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

EPAM is currently looking to strengthen its engineering team by adding several JavaScript Engineers to the team. This position will be a key on-site resource for our clients, supporting design and development of cutting-edge solutions at EPAM. These applications will require a developer with expertise in creating highly usable, pixel perfect applications that will be used by millions of people globally.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a valuable member of a highly technical team, contributing your creative and technical skills to build a next generation, cutting-edge streaming platform;
  • Build web applications with a focus on creating a beautiful interactive interface;
  • Design and build scalable frameworks for web applications;
  • Perform object-oriented development using JavaScript;
  • Write unit and integration tests;
  • Perform regular code reviews;
  • Participate in scoping, design, and delivery of complex technical solutions;
  • Collaborate with developers, architects, test engineers, system engineers, and others throughout the SDLC to resolve technical challenges.

Nice to have

  • Solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design;
  • Experience building Single-Page Applications in one or more popular JavaScript MVC, MV* frameworks. Angular.js is preferred;
  • Experience taking a high resolution design (Photoshop or Illustrator files) and implementing them in HTML5 / CSS / JS solutions;
  • Experience developing responsive applications targeting multiple screen dimensions and multiple devices;
  • DOM Operations optimization, related design principles, avoiding reflows and repaints;
  • CSS Expert: including selectors, transitions, different box models and display styles;
  • Functional JavaScript: details of JS functions behavior, custom context, aspects and patterns of functional programming;
  • Client-server communication, REST services, real-time communication using web sockets, cross origin policy;
  • Experience writing Unit testing and testable code e.g. Karma;
  • Practical knowledge of CSS pre-processors like SASS/LESS, etc;
  • Practical knowledge of popular development tools like npm, grunt, gulp, karma, jspm, etc;
  • Experience with version control systems required, preferably Git;
  • Knowledge of memory leak management techniques;
  • Able to follow a defined software development process and able to work within a collaborative team setting;
  • Strong attention to detail with a proven desire for quality;
  • Self-starter with strong self-management skills;
  • Ability to estimate, prioritize, and complete work;
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent.

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