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Senior Front End Developer


This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted August 12, 2017.

QuickPlay, (Part of the AT&T family) is the premier provider of solutions to manage the business of mobile video. Recognized internationally for innovation, flexibility and excellence QuickPlay provides the fastest and most flexible way for companies to deliver mobile video worth watching. Today, QuickPlay powers high quality TV, video, audio, and radio services for 14 mobile operators and 150 content providers recognized worldwide.
In an evolving market, our employees are inspired by the innovative environment that allows them to lead, motivate, and create, while reaching their full potential and achieving great results. Spending their days in a challenging atmosphere developing cutting edge products for the biggest names in media and communications, QuickPlay employees are able to expand their skills and grow with a passionate and talented group of people.
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Roles and Responsibilities:
•Produce design artifacts such as class diagrams and sequence diagrams for product features or client solutions.
•Implement product features within a team using best practices to meet product or solution deliverables.
•Develop new UI features for an existing Content Management system
•Build reusable front end code and libraries for future use
•Ensure the technical feasibility of proposed UI/UX designs
•Refactor code to increase operating efficiency and extensibility and/or adapt programs to new requirements.
•Implements reusable unit tests to ensure the integrity of on-going product quality.
•Participate in stress tests, load tests, performance tests, making recommendations to improve performance and scalability.
•Implement quick proof of concept applications to demonstrate feasibility of design and ideas.
•Prepare software packages and documentation for deployment that adhere to the defined standard deployment policies.
•Be highly responsive to critical production issues providing timely and effective solutions.
•Collaborate and help junior developers in the development life cycle.

Key Competencies and Skills:
•Deep experience with Javascript and Javascript frameworks, e.g. Angular, jQuery, React, Node.js, etc.
•Up to date knowledge of current Web UI best practices and usability concepts
•Expert level (or at least) strong working knowledge of current HTML/CSS
•Experience designing in the browser (HTML/CSS)
•Familiar with building websites for content management systems)
•Knowledge of design patterns (MVC, Strategy, Factory, Singleton) and general design considerations.
•Experience with application servers, web servers (Apache) and servlet containers such as Tomcat or Jetty
•Experience using open source libraries and technologies such as Apache Solr, Zookeeper, etc
•Proficient using UML
•Experience with Maven build systems and the ability to write, debug, maintain and extend Project Object Model (POM) with integration tools such as Jenkins
•Previous development experience using Java, REST Web Services, JSON, XML
•Excellent understanding of key architecture & design considerations associated with complex applications in a distributed multi-tier cloud infrastructure
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•A creative thinker and experienced problem solver

Experience Pluses:
•Previous development experience using NoSQL databases (e.g. Cassandra, Mongo DB, Couch DB) a major plus
•Experience with UI automated testing frameworks (e.g. Selenium, Karma, Protractor)
•Knowledge of Spring.IO (Boot, Cloud)

Education and Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering