Front End Developer




Chicago, Illinois

Full-Time/Regular

RITM0021028

 

 

Job Description

 

Front End Developer

Cars.com is seeking a Front End Developer to join its growing Technology team. The Front End Developer will collaborate with developers across Cars.com on best practices, standards, and trends through Communities of Practice.

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Contribute to the solution from development through production deployment.
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  • Perform delivery (e.g. code, unit-test, and lead design/code review sessions).
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  • Work in a cross-functional environment (i.e. Product Owner, Agile Coach, UX Designers, and Architecture).
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  • Perform discovery (e.g. planning, sizing, POCs) to ensure success of delivery team.
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  • Ensure code quality is high, application is healthy, and tech debt is low.
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Required Skills

 

  • Solid Node.js and Angular Experience and any other similar frameworks
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  • Front-end Debugging and Testing Skills
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  • 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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  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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  • Solid knowledge of JSON/CSS and AJAX
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  • Solid knowledge of HTML
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Required Experience

 

  • Minimum of three years of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
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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. Angular, Node, CanJS) preferred
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  • Experience with developing applications on Node.js
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  • 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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