Senior Django UI Developer

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Description: The UI Application Developer will work as a hands-on developer, strongly focused but not limited to UI front-end development, working directly on projects that improve the experience, efficiency and profitability of the risk and middle office teams. The successful candidate will be comfortable working directly with risk managers and risk systems architect to deliver user interface solutions. He or she will also be expected to work collaboratively with others in IT to realize the full life cycle of system development projects: from requirements gathering through white-boarding, application design, system design, data modeling, coding, delivery, support and enhancements. DETAILED DESCRIPTION: This role must lead by example and work collaboratively to: • Provide direction to shape the future of our internal and external UI design and architecture • Raise the bar on our UI consistency and quality • Synthesize requirements gathered from multiple teams inside and outside IT and suggest creative solutions – where appropriate guiding us to “do it the right way.” • Organize with end users, business analysts, and other architects and developers following a scrum methodology. • Make positive steps toward standardizing the development processes including technology selection, deployment steps, code reviews and IT tools. Requirements: • 3+ years (Mid-level) and 7+ (Sr level) hands-on full stack developer with UI – Django and Python focus • Experience designing and building web-based and tablet apps • Experience using JavaScript, preferably with JQuery, Angular, D3, Kendo, etc. libraries • UI development with HTML 5/CSS & responsive design • Good intuition for end user requirements gathering and UI/graphic design • Practical understanding of design patterns and a good intuition for system design • Confident developing in the middle-tier with languages like Python, and SQL for backend Primary responsibilities estimated percentage allocation: • 20% Relationship building: requirements gathering, brainstorming with end users • 80% Heads down development SKILLS GRID • System Design/Architecture • Problem Solving • Cultural Fit /Flexibility • Relationship Building • Leadership skills • SDLC/Agile • Analytical skills • Object Oriented Programming • JavaScript • JS libraries: JQuery, Angular, D3 • HTML 5 • CSS • Adobe Photoshop or similar • Python • Django • SQL Queries read more

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