JavaScript Engineer

New York, NY, USA

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a JavaScript Engineer for our New York, NY office to make the team even stronger.

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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