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React JS Lead | Front End Developer/Lead

Advertiser: Cognizant3.2581 out of 53.3 overall rating (62 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
28 Feb 2020
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Information & Communication Technology, Developers/Programmers
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React JS Lead | Front End Developer/Lead

About Cognizant

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.

Our Culture

Your passion, integrity and experience are integral to Cognizant's success. You will be welcomed into a dynamic and expanding global leader in IT and Business consultancy where you will be valued for who you are. We take pride in our partnership with our clients, so your ability to add value and provide exceptional service to our clients are fundamental to your success. In return, you will be empowered with opportunities and support to develop your career and collaborate with people focused on innovation and ideas.

Summary

Due to continuous growth in our Interactive Practice, we are actively recruiting for Front End Talent for a January or February start.

We are looking for an experienced Front End Lead or Architect who is proficient with React.js and Javascript. You will work with the client and various stakeholder groups like technical, project and operations teams to design strategic technical programs for application service capabilities. Ideally you have worked on global scale projects and have previously led onshore and offshore teams.

The successful candidate is strong technically as well as with people management. You must be able to work in fast-paced, challenging environment. 

Responsibilities

  • Lead the architecture design connecting to middleware and backend software
  • Lead business discussions and facilitate front end solutions
  • Manage onshore and offshore teams
  • Developing new user-facing features using React.js
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers

Skill Set:

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
  • Extensive exposure to state management principles
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript
  • Previously led teams
  • Good knowledge in Material-UI, HTML5, SCSS
  • Previous experience in agile
  • Successfully worked on large-scale enterprise front-end projects

What We Offer

  • Permanent contract
  • Company laptop and phone
  • Career plan and development
  • Job specific courses and certification
  • Exceptional international work environment
  • Social activities (quarterly back to base events, morning teas, lunch & learn)
  • Free fruit and coffee
  • Learning and networking events (Syncs, conference / hackathons / meet-ups, Sprout)
  • Diversity (Code Like a Girl, WEGA – Gender Equality, Cultural celebrations)

Next Steps

Are you interested to join this rapidly expanding technology team? Please click on the APPLY button to express your interest. Due to a high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a further discussion. We thank you for taking interest in this opportunity with us. For a complete list of opportunities with Cognizant visit http://www.cognizant.com/careers

Cognizant is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities. Successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check.

About Cognizant

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.

Our Culture

Your passion, integrity and experience are integral to Cognizant's success. You will be welcomed into a dynamic and expanding global leader in IT and Business consultancy where you will be valued for who you are. We take pride in our partnership with our clients, so your ability to add value and provide exceptional service to our clients are fundamental to your success. In return, you will be empowered with opportunities and support to develop your career and collaborate with people focused on innovation and ideas.

Summary

Due to continuous growth in our Interactive Practice, we are actively recruiting for Front End Talent for a January or February start.

We are looking for an experienced Front End Lead or Architect who is proficient with React.js and Javascript. You will work with the client and various stakeholder groups like technical, project and operations teams to design strategic technical programs for application service capabilities. Ideally you have worked on global scale projects and have previously led onshore and offshore teams.

The successful candidate is strong technically as well as with people management. You must be able to work in fast-paced, challenging environment. 

Responsibilities

  • Lead the architecture design connecting to middleware and backend software
  • Lead business discussions and facilitate front end solutions
  • Manage onshore and offshore teams
  • Developing new user-facing features using React.js
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers

Skill Set:

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
  • Extensive exposure to state management principles
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript
  • Previously led teams
  • Good knowledge in Material-UI, HTML5, SCSS
  • Previous experience in agile
  • Successfully worked on large-scale enterprise front-end projects

What We Offer

  • Permanent contract
  • Company laptop and phone
  • Career plan and development
  • Job specific courses and certification
  • Exceptional international work environment
  • Social activities (quarterly back to base events, morning teas, lunch & learn)
  • Free fruit and coffee
  • Learning and networking events (Syncs, conference / hackathons / meet-ups, Sprout)
  • Diversity (Code Like a Girl, WEGA – Gender Equality, Cultural celebrations)

Next Steps

Are you interested to join this rapidly expanding technology team? Please click on the APPLY button to express your interest. Due to a high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a further discussion. We thank you for taking interest in this opportunity with us. For a complete list of opportunities with Cognizant visit http://www.cognizant.com/careers

Cognizant is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities. Successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check.

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