IBM: Front End Engineer, e-Commerce (Remote)
Kforce Inc

Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Kforce has a client in Baton Rouge, LA that is seeking an IBM: Front End Engineer, e-Commerce for a remote position.Summary:The e-Commerce front end engineer provides leadership, direction and implementation on technical projects that affect all company consumer brand e-Commerce sites. In this role, you will work within a team to implement new features and functionality as well as maintain, support and upgrade existing functionality. In addition, you will utilize prior e-Commerce experience to identify and implement improvements in current technology implementations.Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain the UI tier making use of industry best practices
  • Implement rapid updates to fulfill changing business and marketing requirements
  • Develop functional and technical documentation and designs for assigned projects
  • Work within a team environment, supporting the team goals, and improving web development engineering practices
  • Analyze and optimize front end architecture and maximize page performance
  • Utilize SASS to create responsive page layouts and styles
  • Act as mentor to peers
  • Develop code consistent with company standard coding practices


  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field, or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of the concept of progressive enhancement
  • In-depth knowledge of mobile first responsive design
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
  • A firm grasp of SEO/SEM best practices
  • Experience in all phases of the software development life cycle, including analysis, design, unit test, system test, deployment, and production support
  • Experience developing code compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG)
  • Experience with CI/CD theory and automated testing workflows
  • 4+ years writing custom HTML5, CSS#, and JavaScript
  • Expertise writing semantic, modular front end code using HTML5, SASS/CSS3, and W3C coding practices
  • Understanding & experience using various JavaScript design patterns (MVC, Flux, Redux)
  • Experience with unit testing and test driven development (Jasmine, Karma, or similar)
  • Experience with CSS frameworks (ex. SASS, LESS)
  • Experience with React, ES6, and legacy jQuery stacks
  • Experience with workflow automation using Grunt/Gulp
  • Expertise in performance optimization using tools such as YSlow or PageSpeed
  • Experience writing rudimentary SQL statements (select, update, insert, delete)
  • Experience using JSP/JSTL or equivalent server side templating language (PHP, ASP)
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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