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Front End Engineer

Posted: 1/23/17

Swarming Technology is an e-commerce and custom application web agency located on the East Side of Milwaukee WI. We're looking for a full-time, experienced Front End Engineer to build interfaces for modern web applications and help bridge the creative and technical aspects of our products. You should be skilled in the latest Javascript technologies including ES6, React, Redux, and Webpack. You should have a user-focused approach, and be passionate about creating amazing user experiences.

The right candidate should enjoy experimentation and exploration of the latest front-end technologies, while at the same time keeping your mind on the task currently at hand. You will be working with multiple teams and will have significant opportunities to grow your skill set.

Responsibilities

  • Write scalable front-end application code that integrates with back-end APIs.
  • Create dynamic interfaces that modify and present data on screen.
  • Write modular, testable, and reusable code.
  • Participate in writing detailed technical documentation.
  • Follow and promote UI/UX best practices and current web standards.
  • Work with Product and Design team members to realize the full potential of the product vision.
  • Understand how a software development team operates and what is expected of the various roles on the project.
  • Ability to shift between creative and technical focuses depending on the project requirements.
  • Maintain our legacy applications while building new products.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience building front-end web application interfaces.
  • 4+ years experience with HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
  • Experience building applications using React, Redux, Webpack, etc.
  • Experience with the Angular 1 framework.
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors like LESS and SASS.
  • Knowledge of front-end specific javascript design patterns.
  • Comfortable with Git version control practices.
  • Familiar with continuous integration deployment processes.
  • Experience with PHP, MySQL, and other back end systems is a plus.
  • Interested in native mobile application development.

Benefits

  • Learn cool new code and stay on top of the latest technology developments!
  • Fun, collaborative office environment on Milwaukee's East Side
  • Competitive salary, paid vacations / time off
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Company-matched 401K
  • Occasional team lunches and after work outings

To apply, please send your resume and portfolio to: jobs@swarmingtech.com

(Please no recruiting agencies/staffing firm requests)

Start Date:

Immediate

Employment Type:

Full Time / Flex Hours

Salary:

Compensation will be commensurate with experience. We offer a competitive benefits package.

Required Experience:

4+ years

Perks:

Competitive salary
Paid vacations / time off
Health and dental insurance
Company-matched 401k
Occasional team lunches and after work excursions

Technical Lead - Full Stack Developer

Posted: 10/28/2016

Swarming Technology is an e-commerce and custom application web agency located on the East Side of Milwaukee WI. We're looking for a full-time, experienced Technical Lead backend developer to help us create technical solutions for our growing clientele.

Required Skill Sets

  • Has lead the development efforts and implemented 10+ eCommerce site implementations and ERP integrations, using Magento Community and/or Enterprise edition.
  • Experience with cross-platform development and techniques using Apache, MySQL, PHP, HTML5, NGINX, JavaScript, CSS, Ajax, jQuery, Bootstrap, APIs, GIT, Angular.js, and other JS frameworks.
  • Ability to multi-task and work on/lead numerous client projects throughout the day.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work directly with our agency's clients.
  • Expertise in leading or personally developing new code or enhancements to existing software.
  • Strong trouble shooting capabilities with ability to isolate and identify root cause issues and provide a coding solution or recommendation to resolve the issue.
  • Experience with performance optimization.
  • Experience in creating technical project documentation.
  • Leads/participates in code reviews and helps drive quality technical solutions.
  • Creates project documentation in collaboration with other team members.
  • Familiar with QA and test case building, QA execution, bug identification and bug resolution.
  • Active mentoring and coaching on Magento and PHP related technologies to junior team members.
  • Ability to work both as an individual contributor or as part of a team to complete assignments.
  • A self-starter who wants to lead and contribute to be part of a winning team.

Preferred Skill Sets

  • Certified Magento developer certificate.
  • Familiarity with Magento 2.0
  • Agile experience (Scrum and Kanban)
  • Experience with JIRA project management software
  • Integration experience with other vendors and locating extension solutions on the Magento platform
  • Good understanding of Web analytics and SEO techniques

Benefits

  • Learn cool new code and stay on top of the latest technology developments!
  • Fun, collaborative office environment on Milwaukee's East Side
  • Competitive salary, paid vacations / time off
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Company-matched 401K
  • Occasional team lunches and after work outings

To apply, please send your resume and portfolio to: jobs@swarmingtech.com

(Please no recruiting agencies/staffing firm requests)

Start Date:

Immediate

Employment Type:

Full Time / Flex Hours

Salary:

Compensation will be commensurate with experience. We offer a competitive benefits package.

Required Experience:

7+ years

Perks:

Competitive salary
Paid vacations / time off
Health and dental insurance
Company-matched 401k
Occasional team lunches and after work excursions

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