Front End Developer

ACT, Accessibility, AngularJS, Automated testing, CSS, Change control, Collaboration, Continuous integration, Creativity, Customer service, DBA, Education, Engineering, Expect, Framework, Functional testing, HTML, Health care, IT, Implementation, Insurance, Leadership, Mentorship, Problem solving, Production, Professional development, React.js, Research, Software, Software development, Software packaging, System administration, Training, Troubleshooting, UI, Unit testing, User stories, Vue.js, Front End, Developer, Front-End
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Please note, this position is not eligible for H-1B or sponsorship.

Consider a career with one of the nation’s largest universities! The Office of Information Technology (OIT) develops and maintains mission-critical applications for the University of Minnesota. Through the mission of the University, we are dedicated to changing lives through education, research, and outreach. To help support this mission, we are seeking a creative front end software developer who is interested in growing full-stack skills while bringing CI/CD expertise to front end code.

This position will provide you with the opportunity to work with a variety of technologies, including custom and vendor solutions; interact directly with our business units to develop user stories and exercise your problem-solving capabilities; and collaborate with other senior  developers.  Your primary responsibility will be creating accessible React front-end experiences, but we want you to feel comfortable exploring  full-stack development.  We also expect you to mentor other developers. We value professional development, and invest time and resources to help our developers succeed and grow their career.

If you’re seeking an organization that factors your strengths and interests into your day-to-day work, consider joining our team!

We encourage you to apply if you’re a developer who:

  • Has a customer service mindset working with both stakeholders and peers
  • Views code as a craft, used to solve difficult problems
  • Continually brings fresh ideas to the table
  • Is naturally curious and a lifelong learner
  • Values differences and collaboration
  • Takes pride in the performance of projects
  • Enjoys addressing a wide range of projects using a variety of technologies

We offer:

  • University paid contribution (10% of your salary) to your retirement account, vested immediately.
  • 22 paid vacation days per year, in addition to sick leave and 11 paid holidays.
  • Reduced tuition opportunities covering 75% - 100% of eligible tuition.
  • Excellent and affordable health care benefits.
  • Wellness program with opportunity to earn lower health care rates.
  • Free disability insurance.
  • Annual merit increase program.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead front end development efforts on small to large project teams, serving as the subject matter expert from analysis to implementation.
  • Build an understanding of our front end development landscape and identify areas for improvement within applications and/or processes.
  • Design and engineer software to meet business needs, using a variety of languages, frameworks, and technologies
  • Extend and integrate software packages as needed based on user stories developed with our business units.
  • Collaborate with other technical areas (Database Administration, System Administration, Change Control, etc.) to ensure application performance and availability expectations are met.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance of applications and systems.
  • Proactively troubleshoot production, application, or website issues.
  • Act as an escalation point for complex issues as they arise.
  • Mentor and coach other developers.

Required Qualifications:

*Please document qualifications on resume

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of relevant professional experience or a comparable combination of education and experience.
  • 1+ years of experience working in a modern front end framework such as React, Vue, or Angular (we primarily use React), including demonstrated expertise in HTML and CSS
  • Passionate about addressing accessibility concerns in front-end code
  • Demonstrated experience implementing automated unit testing and functional tests in front-end code, with a strong interest in CI/CD and test automation

The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

Dice Id : RTL90967
Position Id : 343664
Originally Posted : 3 weeks ago
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