Senior Front End Developer




Chicago, Illinois

Full-Time/Regular

RITM0019592

 

 

Job Description

 

Cars.com is a leader in the automotive digital marketplace. Since 1997, we have built our B2B and B2C brand to preeminent status in the industry. While enjoying great stability, we continue to grow. Our workforce has more than doubled since 2006, and our revenue has increased more than 150% in that same time. Our highly engaged workforce enjoys our dedication to work/life balance, wellness and career growth as well as a rich set of employee programs. We're big enough to provide abundant resources and small enough for employees to make an immediate impact. The Front End Developer is responsible for the design, construction, and maintenance of mission-critical, highly visible applications in direct support of Cars.com business objectives. This position is responsible for the technical design by fully understanding the technical details, integration, and functions of multiple applications across their development team.

 

 

Required Skills

 

  • Self-motivated and team oriented
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  • Able to work in a cross functional team
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  • Excellent problem solving skills.
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  • Able to deal with ambiguity and find challenges motivating
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  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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  • Knowledge of Node.js is preferred
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  • Substantial experience with JavaScript 
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  • Solid knowledge of JSON/CSS and AJAX
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  • Solid knowledge of HTML
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  • Understanding of Object Oriented development is preferred
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Required Experience

 

  • Minimum of two years of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
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  • College degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
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  • 4-7 years of experience as web developer in an online/software venue
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  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) and Pair Programming
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  • Understanding of Web Services concepts; RESTful API experience preferred
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  • Experience with MV* JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Backbone, Angular, Node, CanJS) preferred
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  • Experience with developing applications on Node.js
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  • Past experience and/or advocate for front end best practices (e.g. JS unit-testing and continuous deployment)
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  • Agile/Scrum/Lean experience preferred
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Cars.com, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.