About the Role:
Our engineering teams' guiding principle and its philosophy have always been to get things right through practicing disciplined engineering, not cutting corners, and of course having fun while we are at it. We believe in enabling ownership at all levels of the organization and empowering teams. If this culture is for you, you will learn a lot while enjoying everyday and staying abreast with cutting-edge industry technologies and practices.
The Professional Information Business Engineering Team is looking for a Senior Software Frontend Engineer based in Barcelona, who will manage the development, integration, support and maintenance of multiple Risk and Compliance applications and ensure that they follow established SDLC policies, procedures and guidelines. We are looking for creative and passionate engineers who want to be hands-on, design, implement and own code all the way through deployment and in production.
Understands and practices agile software development and management
Defines and implements application architecture models and programming standards with direction setting support.
Design and implement the developers’, testing, application monitoring/control, change management and implementation.
Defines application development standards for designing, building and maintaining applications, application components, and common services including the recommended use of languages and tools.
Partners effectively with product to manage scope and deliverables for the technical side of the product roadmap
Able to identify areas of strategic technical debt and provide cost/benefit analysis for eliminating this debt and suggested timelines for how to prioritize it
Excellent verbal & written skills to interact, build and maintain effective relationships with peers. This also includes communication channels like email, chat, scrum boards, wiki pages etc.
Strong analytical, problem-solving and programming skills, with high responsibility and care of the details
Ability to identify and isolate problem areas within the entire application flow and to investigate the root cause and implement solutions.
Self-organized, working well independently and in a geographically diverse team environment.
Initiative person with a positive mindset, creative thinking, adaptive to workflow changes and with a strive to keep their expertise up-to-date
Ability to design a good architecture for a new project as well as migration of legacy projects to new architecture. Produce and maintain proper documentation.
Ability to identify tech debts and code smells while working on a project and to take steps to reduce them.
5+ years of design, development, and deployment of application software
Skills & proficiency in the development of web applications which includes web sites & APIs using technologies such as NodeJS, Nginx, Apache, Tomcat.
Experience with Git, Jenkins
Troubleshooting skills especially with middle-tier and database applications.
Experience implementing ReSTful APIs following JSON API standards
Experience writing unit tests using Mocha, Karma.JS, testing with Phantom browser or other such tools. Knowledge of Cucumber is a plus
Familiarity with browser and mobile app testing and debugging, building responsive front-end applications.
Experience designing and deploying applications in cloud-based environment is a plus
Comprehensive Healthcare Plans
Family Care Benefits
Career Growth Programs
Employee Referral Program
Fitness reimbursement plan
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Job Category: IT Development Group
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Req ID: 24331