Requisition Number: 2022-016
Job Title: Front End Web Developer (Remote Option Available)
City: Columbia
State: MD

Front End Web Developer (Remote Option Available)

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Description/Job Summary

Who we are:

Berkshire Associates is a human resource consulting and technology firm that specializes in helping companies build their ideal, balanced workforce.  We are a recognized leader in Affirmative Action consulting, with additional initiatives in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Compensation Services, Applicant Tracking, and Training.  Today, these innovative HR solutions have propelled us into position among the most sought-after providers in the industry.

We built Berkshire on service.  Service to our employees, service to our community, and service to our customers. We are family owned. Our employees, management, and ownership are in this business to make a difference, not only in the lives of our employees and their families, but to help our customers ensure that they are instituting best practices in employment and compliance. Berkshire offers a supportive work environment with fantastic benefits, along with remote work options. Berkshire makes a difference!

A quick snapshot about the position:

The Front-End Web Developer contributes to the development, modification, and maintenance of the user interface for Berkshire’s proprietary web applications.


Responsibilities/Duties

  • Implement new user interface designs using Vue.js, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and TypeScript
  • Maintain existing user interfaces and troubleshoot client-side issues
  • Work within an agile lifecycle to estimate, design, develop, and test assigned interfaces
  • Collaborate with other front-end developers as well as back-end developers to ensure new features and existing interfaces are properly implemented.  Assist in defining standards for handoff between back-end development and front-end development.
  • Works with development team and subject matter experts to brainstorm and prototype potential solutions for new and existing products
  • Generate appropriate documentation related to completed modules, including code comments
  • Secure assigned modules by following industry standards on web security
  • Stay current with industry trends and related technologies
  • Participate in peer review of front-end code for accuracy, completeness, and security
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the user experience through improvement of the user interface

Required Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of web markup, HTML5, CSS3
  • Thorough knowledge of JavaScript, ES6, Typescript, Vue.js (or similar framework)
  • Thorough knowledge of Chrome, Firefox, and Edge, including browser incompatibilities and quirks
  • Thorough knowledge of pre-processing platforms, such as SCSS, SASS, or LESS
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to quickly changing schedules
  • Ability to work with interdepartmental teams as well as independently
  • Intermediate knowledge of security standards, e.g. OWASP
  • Intermediate knowledge of asynchronous request handling, e.g. AJAX
  • Intermediate knowledge of responsive design concepts and designing for mobile platforms
  • Intermediate knowledge of source control solutions, such as Git
  • Basic knowledge of module bundling platforms, such as Webpack
  • Basic knowledge of accessibility standards, e.g. WCAG and 508 compliance
  • Basic knowledge of IIS (or similar web server)

Required Experience

Minimum 2 years in front end development or similar experience

Preferred Education

Bachelor’s degree in a software or development related field of study preferred.

Details

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare and Dependent Care)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided)
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, immediate vesting
  • Paid Time Off
  • Credit and Identity Theft Protection
  • Accident Insurance
  • This position is remote eligible for highly qualified applicants who do not live within driving distance to Columbia, MD.

Salary Range: $78,000 to $117,000

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We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at hr@berkshireassociates.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.