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Senior Web Developer (Contract/Full Time)

Location: New York, NY Country: United States of America Rate: US$175k - US$220k per annum

Senior Web Developer - Consumer Websites - New York

What can you do as a media company with the information and resources of one of the largest financial technology firms? Our engineers help answer these questions every day. We build and manage web applications and supporting systems that deliver market-moving news, data, video, audio and ultimately represent our brand to a global and dynamic audience. We keep millions of users informed every day.

In a challenging industry and an ever-changing technical landscape, we are devoted to delivering quality software - and quickly. Our purpose is to understand our users' needs, scale and performance limitations and emerging technology trends for efficient and reliable delivery.

We'll trust you to:

Collaborate within an Agile, multi-disciplinary, fast moving team
Take ownership of technical solutions, development and delivery to production
Develop in all levels of a web application stack, from the client to Server Side
Explore and evaluate the value of new and emerging web technologies

You'll need to have:

A strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals and an understanding of asynchronous design patterns.
5+ years of professional experience building high volume web applications using a language like JavaScript, Python or Ruby.
Proficiency in HTML, JavaScript (ES5/ES6), CSS, HTTP protocol, REST API design, cookies, caching, security, web accessibility standards.
Experience working with multiple browsers and user-agents, quirks and solutions.
Knowledge of browser internals such as Rendering engines, Parsing and DOM tree construction, Layout, Painting and optimizing techniques.
Fluency in test-driven development, code reviews, distributed source code management and automated quality assurance.

We'd love to see:

An interest in understanding user behavior using A/B tests and analytics and how that drives product design and decisions.
Experience with web performance challenges delivering content to a global audience (progressive enhancement, performance budgets, SpeedIndex optimization, CDNs).
A passion for standardization, style guides and process efficiency and bias for action.
Experience defining and developing highly available distributed systems.
Contributions to any open source web projects or JS libraries.

Posted Date: 11 Jan 2017 Reference: JS-NYC007SWD Employment Agency: TDA Recruitment Ltd Contact: Charlie Livett