Front-End Web Developer, Information Technology Services

UJA Federation of New York | New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 10/15/2021

About the Organization:

The world’s largest local philanthropy, UJA-Federation of New York’s mission is to care for Jews everywhere and New Yorkers of all backgrounds, to respond to crises close to home and far away, and to shape our Jewish future. Funds raised by UJA-Federation sustain the activities of local health, human-service, educational, and community agencies. Every day, these community-based organizations provide a multitude of services that improve and enhance people’s lives.

Position Summary:

UJA-Federation of New York is looking for a Front-End Web Developer who will use their creative ideas and coding skills to own the UI front-end of an innovative web-based application. The Web Developer will work with Angular Framework 10/11, JavaScript, HTML, SASS, CSS to help develop and optimize the UJA’s internal and external websites.

If you have the experience detailed below and enjoy working in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment where we are helping colleagues to make the world a better place, we’d like to meet you.

Major Responsibilities:

-Learn the existing application as it stands today.

-Develop and test new features.

-Help debug code throughout our sites.

-Maintain and optimize the website to minimize load and processing time and for mobile responsiveness.

-Perform full QA and testing in all modern browsers (+mobile).

-Ensure standards-compliant web development to guarantee accessibility and future compatibility of the website front end.

-Collaborate with other technical members on the development of applications and systems.

Skills and Competencies:

-Bachelor's degree preferred but not required.

-Software-engineering background, including experience in software development methodologies, best practices, and industry-standard design principles.

-One to four years of experience in developing in Angular, HTML, CSS, JavaScript.

-Experience with Angular 10/11.

-Experience with Cypress.

-Some Experience MongoDB & MySQL.

-Experience with Git/GitHub.

-Experience with Postman.

-Ability to quickly diagnose issues and define optimal solutions to technical issues.

-Excellent problem solving, organization, and communication skills.

-Ability to take requirements and develop applications to meet them.

-Ability to work independently and as a team player.


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