Improving is a complete IT services firm, offering training, consulting, recruiting and project services. Our innovative solutions and processes have helped hundreds of clients across the globe realize their tactical and strategic business objectives. As a result, our 300 employees have accumulated extensive technology and management experience in several industries, including financial services, energy, travel, retail, government and several others.
Our culture and guiding principles encourage both inspiration and motivation to achieve amazing things. We constantly strive to live out our values of Excellence, Dedication, and Involvement through our foundation of Trust.
Position Overview: Senior Front-End Developer
As the Senior Front-End Developer, you will be a valued team member of a web application enhancement team primarily tasked with taking charge of several front end heavy projects. Due to the nature of this team, this Senior Front-End Developer needs to have the ability to interact with the business to gather and refine requirements. This role has the autonomy to have an impact and should understand project management to the point of being able to estimate and push back on scope creep.
Value Proposition: Working with a team of experienced passionate developers on a project that is looking for technical excellence and thought leadership. The development environment is highly collaborative and involves working within a team of developers on both individual and group projects. This community is open to driven individuals who desire to take on more than their job description. Get involved with many other facets of the ecosystem. For example, if you have an interest in niche roles (ex. deployment pipeline, automated testing, reporting metrics) - we will leave it up to you to get involved, help out or simply own it and run with it.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 4 years
Experience developing applications with NServiceBus a plus
Experience optimizing the browser client experience a plus
Experience with other server-side stacks (Node.js, Python, Java, PHP etc.) a plus
Experience developing native or hybrid mobile applications for IOS and/or Android a plus
Experience with NOSql databases (RavenDB, MongoDB etc.) a plus
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Experience using the .NET stack to deliver back-end web and service applications using C#, ASP.NET MVC, SQL and an ORM
Knowledge of Angular2 or React
Very broad and deep application development skills. Primarily works hands-on with code.
Experience with asynchronous message architectures in general.
Full-time salaried or hourly consultant opportunity
Work Location: Houston
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― Tonya Guadiz, Principal Consultant