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Avanade Inc. Akumina / Front-End Developer in Boston, Massachusetts

Front-End Developer

Role Overview:

As an Akumina / Front-End Developer, you will design and/or develop informative, interactive, well-designed web sites to support external clients' business strategy (e.g., e-business or e-commerce applications).

You will contribute to solution specifications and develop the solution to client specifications.

Key Role Responsibilities:

Day-to-day you will:

Design, code, test, debug, document and implement applications using a variety of languages and platforms such as Akumina, JavaScript, Angular, ReactJS, Java, C#, Python, SQL or Scala

Develop proof-of-concepts and prototypes of easy-to-navigate user interfaces (UI) that consist of graphics, data visualizations, icons and color schemes that are visually appealing, responsive, and accessible

Incorporate appropriate security into front-end software to restrict access to appropriate system components and authorized users

Creating highly performant web applications for data visualization

Ensure that applications are compatible across multiple computing platforms and browsers

Manipulate images for incorporation into interactive front-end system components

Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:

Your technical and non-technical skills include:

Up-to-date knowledge of Microsoft products

Experience with Akumina, Javascript (ES6, ES7), frameworks and libraries such as React.js, Redux, Angular, Vue and its ecosystem

Deep understanding of html semantics, CSS (sass, less), box-model / flex-box

Following and understanding front-end good practices

Willingness to learn and staying up to date with latest trends

Practical knowledge about different testing approaches and tools (Unit testing, e2e testing, BDD, TDD)

Ability to communicate information to technical and non-technical stakeholders

Ability to gain an understanding of customer process and issues, and communicate them back

Ability to understand and communicate customer issues

Ability to work independently

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Understands QA activities in relation to systems development lifecycle

Experience in application lifecycle management, agile development methods and software planning

Preferred Education Background:

You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice.

Preferred Years of Work Experience:

You likely have about 3-5 years of professional experience.

Important Note about this Future Opportunity: We are actively recruiting and interviewing for this ‘Future Opportunity’ position, however will not be extending offers at the present time.

The outbreak and spread of COVID-19 has created uncertainty for many, and during this period Avanade is focused on the personal safety and well-being of our employees and candidates. The good news is that Avanade is a 38,000-person organization that depends on new ways of working every day and we’ve been relying on our workplace experience to empower our employees - wherever they’re working - for 20 years now. Thanks to our workplace platforms - the likes of Office 365, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint and more - we’ve been able to continue delivering work seamlessly and connecting with talent to explore opportunities for tomorrow.

What does that mean for you? It means you can apply and interview virtually, via video, for a future career opportunity without pressure to make a decision. It means that you will have the chance to connect with leaders and hiring managers at your own pace.

We encourage you to speak candidly with your recruiter about your career aspirations and expectations throughout this recruiting process. In return, we are committed to being transparent with you about our intent and goals around this position.

Employment Transparency Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

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Avanade is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Avanade at careers@avanade.com or call (206) 239-5610 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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