Front-End Web Developer (Angular / JavaScript)

Location: San Francisco, CA
We are seeking a front-end web developer with added experience in the back-end.  The successful candidate will be involved in all front-end aspects of developing and maintaining BlackRock’s institutional client web portal and related customer facing applications, from requirements definition and functional design to project planning, technical design and implementation.  Candidates should have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to make decisions quickly in consultation with team members and subject matter experts. They should be able to build relationships, actively participate in team work and understand the dynamics of a global business environment supported by a development team spread across multiple regions.  Attention to detail and creativity in problem solving are critical skills.

Key Job Responsibilities
  • Work as a front-end web developer with server-side developers, test engineers, project managers, technical leads, business owners and analysts through the whole SDLC, understanding and refining front-end and user interface requirements, designing and writing code, clearly documenting the development process.
  • Participate in setting front-end coding standards and guidelines for BlackRock institutional client web portal, identify and document best practices. 
  • Develop and maintain JavaScript libraries, making sure they support the creative and engineering standards of BlackRock.
  • Stay abreast of the new front-end web development technologies; integrate them with BlackRock’s web sites to further enhance the usability and efficiency of the sites as necessary.
  • Foster quality, standards, and cross-training via code reviews

Desired Skills and Experience
  • 6 + years of hands-on experience in developing pixel perfect CSS driven, table-less HTML for all new projects, following development standards and templates as well as industry best practices
  • Experience on frameworks like Angular, React, Node.js, Typescript preferred  
  • Experience with responsive web development, mobile and video technologies a strong plus.
  • Work closely with user-experience and design team to review visual designs
  • Develop and maintain development friendly, valid client-side code for implementation on all projects
  • Hands-on experience with web development in unobtrusive JavaScript implementation, CSS, HTML, DHTML, XHTML 
  • Strong knowledge of the core JavaScript and working knowledge of at least one of the main stream JavaScript libraries like jquery, YUI, etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of all current graphic web-design applications
  • Working knowledge and experience of HTML 5 and CSS 3 a plus
  • Working knowledge of SDLC
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with global project teams spread across several time zones 
  • Strong teamwork, communication and time management abilities a must
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct
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