Front End Engineer , Los Angeles

A company is seeking for a Front End Engineer.

Role Requirements

  • 5+ years experience in web-based development
  • Technical background in LAMP architecture
  • Effective project delivery experience with great attention to detail
  • Collaborate with various levels of management across the organization
  • Interpersonal and problem-solving skills with outstanding oral, written and presentation capabilities
  • Ability to work in an environment that is agile and has shifting priorities from time to time, and can effectively re-orient team members to adapt to such dynamics

Commercial Experience Desired

  • Knowledge and experience in designing and developing frontend web-based applications
  • Experience in a variety of development methodologies (for example Waterfall, JAD, RAD) with preference to agile methodologies
  • Experienced in establishing and maintaining third-party integrations
  • Experience in a variety of industries
  • Experience developing for web high traffic, high volume websites

Technical Skills Required

  • Experience with PHP 5, MySQL 5
  • Expert in HTML 4.0 or higher (5.0), CSS 2.0 or higher (3.0)
  • Strong experience with JavaScript and AJAX frameworks and libraries, especially jQuery
  • Strong experience with cross-browser development and testing
  • Familiarity with XHTML and W3C standards
  • Experience developing in RDBMS server environments, particularly MySQL
  • Experience with source control and related tools such as Subversion, VSS, CVS,
  • Experience with bug tracking and ticketing tools such as JIRA
  • Familiarity with OOP and Design Patterns
  • Experience with WordPress or similar CMS(s)
  • Ability to use Unix command line
  • Google Analytics, web analytics principles, tracking pixels
  • Experience with CS 5 and higher
  • Experience with Node.js/server-side JavaScript is a plus
  • Facebook Connect/Twitter API knowledge a plus
  • Experience writing WordPress plug-ins is a plus
  • Experience with ad networks is a bonus

Disposition & Cultural Fit

  • Thrives in dynamic and challenging (evolving) environments
  • Enjoys working both as a member of a team as well as independently
  • Willing to wear several hats and sees each one as an opportunity for growth
  • Adaptive, flexible, capable of working with shifting, changing priorities
  • Objective, organized, process-oriented, self-disciplined
  • Problem-solving skills with solid oral, written and presentation capabilities
  • Practices active listening and considers information before acting or communicating
  • Seeks out, learns and self-adapts to new and emerging technologies and IT standards

Educational Background

  • Degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science a plus
  • Equivalent experience will be considered in lieu of degree
  • Design experience a plus
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