Willis Towers Watson Senior UI Engineer in Denver, Colorado
Senior UI Engineer
Date Posted: December 6, 2018
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The Senior Software UI Engineer will play a key role in the development and maintenance of commercial software product(s) in building reliable, testable, scalable and high-performing enterprise class web applications for our global Fortune 500 customers. The successful candidate must be able to design, develop and automate the testing of responsive, front-end user interfaces across multiple browsers.
You will work with all software product development disciplines (including UX, engineering, architecture, product owners, testers and analysts) to develop and maintain solutions that meet the needs of the business, utilizing industry standard best practices and modern software engineering techniques. Some key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Design, code, test and debug UI enhancements for commercial software product(s)
Partner with our UX team in the implementation of complex UI designs
Drive maintainable and reusable solutions that are both secure and adhering to acceptable performance benchmarks
Embrace, implement and evangelize test automation as part of the fabric of the team
Conduct code reviews for peers and/or junior team members
Participle in the evaluation of emerging technology and tools
Bachelor’s degree and 6+ years of relevant hands-on experience in full User Interface development.
Must understand and have practiced UCD (user-centered design) concepts
Experience with the latest ASP.NET 5, MVC and Web Pages
Excellent applied knowledge of UI development and frameworks including HTML5, CSS3, Java Script, Bootstrap, DataTables, TypeScript, AngularJS, Angular, React, Semantic-UI, etc.
Experience in responsive web application development (RWD)
Excellent applied knowledge in writing cross-browser compatible code (IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari) with perfection.
Must be a creative and independent thinker who can work effectively in a team environment.
Experience designing and implementing a well architected, componentized front end system.
Experience with unit and system testing frameworks and techniques (e.g. Jasmine)
Experience with Software as a Service (SaaS), multi-tenancy application development
Experience with browser-based web applications delivered over the Internet that support high-volume user concurrency
Experience using Agile Scrum software development life cycle.
Experience using source control management tools such as GIT and Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Excellent organizational skills, multitasking ability and proven analytical, methodical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills
Excellent verbal and writing skills, including the ability to research, design, and write new documentation, as well as to maintain and improve existing material
Experience working for a national or global commercial software product company requiring software product usage and high availability in a 24/7/365 model.
Experience working with globally distributed business stakeholders and engineering teams
Experience working with collaboration and issue tracking tools such as Confluence and JIRA
Experience working in a large, fast-paced project environment
Strong work ethic
Proactive: Must be willing to seek out information and solutions that are pertinent to their responsibilities and key to their delivery
Must be willing to remediate code written by others
Team player attitude with a focus on the success of the team
Must be able to work in a structured development environment and follow coding standards and design patterns.
Proactively collaborates with other teams/team members (UX, Enterprise Architecture, Quality Assurance, Product Owners, Business Analysts, Information Security, regional teams) across global time zones with the upmost professionalism, tact and resolve
Some travel required, including International
Experience with Test Driven Development or Behavior Driven Development
Experience developing applications requiring internationalization and localization for global markets
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Location:Denver, CO, US
Date Posted:December 6, 2018