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JavaScript Developer II

As an Axelerant JavaScript Developer II, you would be designing and implementing the look and feel of websites and related materials by creating sitemaps, wireframes, and visual design comps for internal and client-facing web projects. Additionally, you’ll design for multiple devices and interactions (such as desktops, touch devices like smartphones and tablets, and simpler devices like feature phones).

The JavaScript Developer II at Axelerant has a broad domain grounding and produces quality results for sizeable tasks in a project team. They are comfortable with their preferred domain and frameworks while composing outcomes medium complexity using modern methodologies.

JavaScript Developer II are confident communicators internally and with clients. They are still learning more in-depth on the domain side while gaining confidence in sharing their knowledge to help others. Upon reaching JavaScript Developer II, their project work is fully billable.

The JavaScript Developer II at Axelerant could progress to a Senior Engineer role within three years.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate robust front-end design and development with a passion for pleasing user experiences.
  • Work with designers to translate designs and wireframes into high-quality code.
  • Analyze needs plus identify gaps and ambiguities in requirements.
  • Work with architects and designers to solve small-to-medium features, including analyzing requirements, technical design, development, and launch.
  • Develop unit and automated integration tests that give the team confidence to deploy to production systems on a predictable cadence.
  • Be proactive in communication with team members.
  • Work with scrum team members to review and understand incoming work items and estimate time appropriately, with minimum guidance from mentors as and when required.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of relevant career experience
  • 1+ years of experience using agile methodologies
  • 1+ years of experience using Git source code versioning and Pull Requests
  • Experience building Single Page Applications using frameworks like Angular, Vue, or React.
  • Experience in JavaScript profiling towards application performance and code optimization.
  • Experience in managing your front-end with package managers such as NPM and organization tools like Grunt.
  • Experience integrating open source and third-party libraries and frameworks into existing systems.

Nice to Have

  • Experience interacting with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML).
  • Experience providing technical support or consulting is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with continuous integration tools like Jenkins, Travis, or Circle CI.
  • Experience with Node.js and NPM ecosystem.
  • Familiarity with Progressive Web Application and building offline experiences.
  • Knowledge of CSS frameworks such as CSS, SASS, LESS, OOCSS, Smacss, BEM, etc.
  • Knowledge of advanced JavaScript concepts and loopholes. Familiarity with ES2015 and beyond.
  • Knowledge of front-end tools such as Gulp or Webpack.
  • Theme building experience for CMS technologies like Drupal or WordPress.

Special Considerations

Though all of Axelerant’s roles are work from anywhere, we are India-based for fixed salary ranges and full-time work timings. Explicitly, we expect people to typically have at least a five-hour crossover with the 11 AM to 7 PM India (UTC+05:30) timezone workday.

About Axelerant

We began as an idea in 2012 to build a unique, work from anywhere professional services organization with empowering benefits for our team members. Today, we have achieved that and are continuously improving our career, feedback, performance, and recognition management programs. Further, leadership can happen by anyone, at any time from within Axelerant's team.

We're a very collaborative bunch of enthusiastic achievers who are being open about how we're doing it and kind to make people feel welcome in all that we do. So, when you're excited about learning from and helping others – you'll find a great home here.

Discover the Axelerant Difference

Axelerant is an open organization with fantastic team members and a rocking 4.8/5.0 Glassdoor rating. Our growing team of 100+ includes some of the best and brightest from around the world.

Diverse and Inclusive

We believe that a diverse and inclusive team is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Kindness and openness are core values at Axelerant, and when you qualify for a role, we will make an effort to include and accommodate you, even when that looks different than it seems for others. E.g., non-standard work hours, specialized work equipment, modified work agreements.

Remote & Flexible

All you need is a reliable Internet connection. Work from anywhere you're comfortable and choose work hours to balance your life.

Unique Culture

Our culture is distinctive. We do everything in our power to create an empowered and fulfilling work environment for team members.

Professional Development

We're always teaching and learning. Peer mentorship, life coaching, certifications, and training help our team members advance professionally.

International Events

We want you to attend events related to the things you care about. Get sponsored by us when you're contributing to those events.

Retreats & Meetups

With annual retreats, quarterly town halls, and monthly celebrations, we never let remote get in the way of work or fun.

Leave Policy

52 weekends and 35 days per year of consolidated leave plus maternity, paternity, and sabbatical allowances.

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