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Front End Developer

**US Citizens and those authorized are encouraged to apply**

**H1B/C2C candidates please do not apply at this time**

 

Job location: Akron, OH

Job Duration: 12 months

Job title: Front End Developer

Responsibilities Include:

Assisting in the building of new Java components to be used across various projects for our external facing Client's corporate websites
Utilization of Adobe AEM enterprise content management system for external website development
Building and deploying responsive websites that are focused on ease-of-use, task-driven functionality, and a consistent user experience across multiple mobile devices and operating systems
Management of source code repositories, builds, and deploys using Microsoft’s Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Working with open-source frameworks and libraries such as Spring, JPA, SASS, Knockout, JQuery, Axis, Google Charts and more
Driving the adoption of standards and governance to ensure FirstEnergy’s Java/Web development platform remains stable, reliable, and secure for all users
Active participation in a collaborative work environment
Investigation and resolution of issues reported by the testers of our external facing corporate websites
Availability to work flexible hours in order to support our Java/Web application portfolio
Frequent interaction with business owners/stakeholders to gather requirements for new development projects, assist in defect resolution during testing, etc.

Required Qualifications:       

  • At least 3 years of related work experience in Front End development
  • Advanced knowledge of Front End development concepts using the following tools/frameworks: Java Servlets, JavaScript, Eclipse, Maven, Spring Security, Axis - Web Services and CSS.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with team programming (e.g. check-in, check-out, version control).
  • Experience integrating Java web applications with an Oracle DBMS.
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and solve problems in a production support environment; possess analytical skills to effectively resolve technical problems, identify and implement process improvements, and think creatively.
  • Must be skilled in both oral and written communications in order to contribute to meetings and capture requirements as well as write documentation, specifications, procedures and process flows.
  • Willingness to undertake assignments involving unfamiliar subjects, and possesses an aptitude to learn quickly.
  • Proven team player, contributes to team goals, encourages and supports team members.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, and be available for call-in and after hours support if needed.

Top Skills Needed:

  •  Strong HTML/Javascript/JQuery experience
  •  Java jsp/servlets
  •  Experience with responsive frameworks
  • Content Management System experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience building and deploying Java code via Maven pom files and/or a continuous integration system.
  • Experience/Knowledge using Microsoft’s Team Foundation Server (TFS) to manage source code, manage developer tasks and bugs, and perform and builds/deploys.
  • Experience developing in conjunction with an enterprise content management system.

**US Citizens and those authorized are encouraged to apply**

**H1B/C2C candidates please do not apply at this time**

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