JavaScript Job: Junior Software Developer

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Newark, NJ - United States of America

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JSR Tech Consulting is seeking a JR Developer for a contract to hire opportunity with our direct financial services client in the NYC metro area.
We are looking for a motivated and bright individual who thrives in a dynamic environment, is comfortable in contributing fresh ideas and welcomes learning opportunities. Initiative, ownership, strong analytical, communication and teamwork skills are important to success in the role. Someone with a curiosity about emerging technology trends and who enjoys stimulating brainstorming discussions with a group of like-minded technology professionals will be a good fit into our team.

The position is responsible for working on day to day issues with the Financial Wellness Platform and is a part of the development team for delivering new customer experiences to end users. The candidate will work closely with business partners (Product Owners, Business Analysts, User Experience Designers) to deliver solutions that meet business needs. The candidate will also work collaboratively with a broader technology organization to ensure solutions meet high technical quality standards and follow software development best practices.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Experience developing Single Page Applications with: HTML, Object Oriented JavaScript, CSS, Bootstrap, Jquery
  • Ensures a quality delivery by using Test Driven Development principles
  • Troubleshoots and resolves production tickets in a timely manner
  • Attends weekly status meetings with the development, functional and project management teams to discuss status, project timelines and testing strategies
  • Puts in bug fixes, coordinate with operations, functional, business, testing, infrastructure and change management teams
  • Coordinates testing with business analysts and users

B.A./B.S. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related fields
Coursework in any of the following is preferable:
Data Structures, Algorithms, Object Oriented Programming, Software Engineering, Discrete Mathematics or Programming Languages

Work Experience:
2-5 Years working as a Junior Developer

Computer Skills:
  • Knowledge of one or more of these frameworks are required: Angular, React
  • Programming knowledge in one or more of these programming language(s) is a plus: Java, SQL
  • Familiarity with Object Oriented design concepts, data structures and algorithms, service oriented architecture is desirable
  • Ability and willingness to learn new programming languages/technologies is expected

Other Skills:
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills