Senior Front End Developer (Retail)

Company: Overstock.com
Location: Midvale, Utah, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 27.AUG.2021
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Summary

Job Summary As a Senior Front End Developer, you will work with developers, designers and product managers to implement features for the Ov...

Description

Job Summary

As a Senior Front End Developer, you will work with developers, designers and product managers to implement features for the Overstock.com website and other internal applications. You will play an active role in identifying and resolving our standards in performance, usability and accessibility. You should have prior professional experience working with front end technologies like HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Assist other developers and help the team grow. You will be willing to learn and apply new skills as required to ensure the company's success. As a Senior Front End Developer, you would work on cross-functional teams that experiment often and iterate quickly to deliver experiences that our customers will love.

Job Responsibilities

* Responsible for overseeing site optimization, acting as a liaison between business, UX and Site-Reliability Engineering, updating internal documentation, and helping the Marketing and Creative Directors when necessary.
* As Senior Front End Developer, assist and educate other Front End Developers on best practices of front end development at Overstock and in general. This may include the responsibility to coordinate and manage the front end development work that is completed by you and your fellow Front End Developers on your team.
* Work with different development and QA teams to code HTML/CSS/JavaScript interfaces, test, and verify projects through deployment process.
* Oversee site optimization for SEO, cleaner and concise code, and code weight.
* Update internal documentation when new tools are available for developers to use and distribute the information to developers and their managers.
* Create reusable HTML, CSS and JS modules
* Build out templates using ReactJS for new features and layouts.
* Able to build custom JavaScript components/modules that can be reused by other developers.
* Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.
* Follow legal policies as directed.

Job Requirements

Minimum Job Requirements

* 5+ years of professional website coding experience
* Strong JavaScript Skills are a must.
* Must have a passion for clean semantic markup, with an attention to detail.
* Have a good understanding UI design, Usability, and Accessibility.
* Must be a CSS guru, with full understanding of specificity and cascade.
* Must know how to whip Internet Explorer / Edge into submission and tame any other browser inconsistencies that pop up.
* Must be able to work fast and under pressure to create pages from wireframes and fix bugs.
* Must be passionate about web standards.
* Must be willing to assist other developers and guide them with better development standards when needed
* Proficiency in web performance standards and industry wide best practices.

Preferred Job Requirements

* Prior Mentorship experience
* Deep understanding of React.js and Next.js

Skills

Exposure

* Training and mentoring
* Informal Leadership
* CI/CD Integration (Jenkins / Docker)
* Pipeline Process (Kubernetes)
* Architecture and Design Principles for new Development
* Refactoring / Re-architecture of Legacy Code

Proficiency

* UX Principles and User Centered Design, Accessibility and SEO Impacts
* Automation Test Creation
* Serverside JS implementation
* Cross team and Department collaboration
* Understand and Utilize Frameworks for Javascipt

Mastery

* HTML/CSS/Javascript
* Basic coding concepts (clean, concise, reusable)
* Front End Build Processes and Package Management
* Unit Test creation and implementation
* Debugging and bug fixes
* Version Control
* Deployment Process
* Backend/API Integration
* Browser Performance and Compatibility
* A/B Test setup

Education

Certifications

Physical Requirements

This position requires the incumbent to sit, stand and perform general office functions. The incumbent may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates.? This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

Who We Are:

Just a few minutes from Salt Lake City and Utah's ski slopes, Overstock is an original resident of "Silicon Slopes", one of the fastest growing technology hubs in the country. We're a passionate group of collaborative problem solvers and creative innovators, working on cutting-edge technology. From building award-winning retail applications (with amazing AR functionality) to creating leading blockchain and machine learning technologies, each of us embodies a unique value and contributes a diverse perspective to the team.

What We Offer:

* 401k (6% match)

* Flexible Schedules
* Onsite Health Clinic
* Tuition Reimbursement, Leadership Development Program, & Mentorship Program
* Onsite Fitness Center with group fitness classes and trainers
* Onsite Cafe with additional Coffee Shop and Juice Bar
* Onsite Greenhouse, providing fresh fruits & vegetables for our cafe
* Overstock Women's Network (OWN)
* And More…
* Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election

Physical Requirements:

This position requires you to sit, stand and perform general office functions. You may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates.? This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

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