React Job: Senior Front End Engineer

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Richmond Hill - Canada

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React Job Details

Req id: 30221
Richmond Hill, ON, CA
Waterloo, ON, CA

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.

The opportunity:

Looking for a smart and motivated Senior ReactJS/HTML5/JavaScript Developer with experience in creating amazing and responsive user interfaces to join our Digital Media team, working on the leading enterprise-level Digital Asset Management solution.

We are an agile development team with close cooperation across development, quality assurance, documentation, and project management.

All projects have performance, scalability, and stability requirements: The application components must run both on cloud and on premise. Thus, a great importance is placed on code quality and thoroughness in design. As Frontend Developer, you will be joining a team responsible for maintaining and enhancing our extensive and complex ReactJS/HTML5/JavaScript UI framework under the guidance of our UI Architect. If you have a passion for state-of-the-art UI technology, and like the idea of developing an industry-leading product, you could be a good fit.

You are great at:

  • Understanding, maintaining, modifying, and extending large, complex JavaScript frameworks
  • Adhering to project deadlines and delivering quality code
  • Translating UI/UX design wireframes to actual code
  • Assisting in user story identification, task breakdown, effort estimation and implementation of new software features in an incremental manner using agile methodologies
  • Collaborating with other developers to enhance the UI software architecture
  • Delivering high quality software that is scalable, high-performing, and robust.
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Performing and participating in code reviews
  • Assisting customer support staff and customers with troubleshooting
  • Researching new technologies and software solution – out-of-the-box innovative thinkers are highly valued.
  • Staying current in the field of software development; learning new programming platforms, tools and languages as needed

What it takes:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Advanced web design skills (ReactJS/ HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, web components, CSS3 and ES6/5 are required).
  • A fundamental understanding of component design and how it applies to the web.
  • At least 3 years hands-on experience with ReactJS/JavaScript.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX/AXIOS
  • Experience with routing-based apps
  • Experience of working on web applications/single-page apps.
  • Familiarity with micro-frontend architecture patterns would be beneficial
  • LESS/Sass or any CSS preprocessor, ideally MaterialUI
  • At least a basic knowledge of how to use node.js.
  • Proficient knowledge using rational database like Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle, PostgreSQL would be beneficial

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Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available for specific roles.