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Application Developer - Front-End/UI

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2020-2232
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2
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US-IA-Cedar Rapids US-Remote
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8/20/2020
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Information Technology
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Overview:

UFG offers you an award-winning workplace and a trustworthy, financially stable company. While we’ve always known our commitment to employees and financial stewardship, it is good to have others recognize our dedicated efforts. We've been named an Iowa Top Workplace by the Des Moines Register for four consecutive years, and included on Forbes’ “America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies” every year since 2014. Additionally, UFG is a super-regional property and casualty insurer rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.

 

We are looking for a front-end application developer to join our team.  This position requires a critical thinker with strong technical skills who can thrive in a constantly-changing environment who is proficient with HTML and CSS and has at least some knowledge of JavaScript.  The successful applicant will play a critical role in the review, design, development and modification of applications as well as integrations between existing and newly purchased systems as well as mentoring junior members of the team. This is a great opportunity to work for a stable company that values its employees and has great benefits.

 

Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain applications that meet defined requirements and business specifications.
  • Consult with project managers, team members and users to evaluate business needs.
  • Effectively communicate the advantages and constraints of the application environment and recommend appropriate solutions that will meet or exceed the expectations of the end user and business users.
  • Design, develop and test code that performs efficiently and meets or exceeds performance standards.

Qualifications:
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience.
  • In depth knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Some proficiency with JavaScript, React, Redux, Jest (or similar unit test framework) and SCSS is desirable.
  • In Depth knowledge of Responsive Web Design.
  • Experience with Git/GitHub/pull request workflow.
  • Experience with Continuous integration environments.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; ability to describe complex, highly-technical issues using simple, clear and precise language.


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