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Front End Software Engineer

| Austin
We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity that is cognitive computing. The convergence of data and technology is transforming industries, society and even the workplace. CognitiveScale is looking for talent to drive market success by developing and applying new technologies to solve business problems that are important to our clients.
 
We are looking for a person who:
  • Has strong footing on technologies / components / concepts powering full-stack capabilities for developing and deploying Cognitive (AI) Solutions
  • Has a passion for designing / developing elegant software solutions within time constraints in an agile environment
  • Has a passion for learning - continuously building new skills
  • Has a strategic point of view - a system thinker that keeps the customer success in mind throughout the project lifecycle
  • Has strong collaborative skills coupled with ability to question
What you’ll do everyday:
  • Collaborate with peers on software design, work estimation and implementation of new features
  • Work closely with designers regarding technical feasibility and creative possibilities
  • Perform code reviews
  • Actively participate in experimentation and refinement of team processes
  • Shape and embrace team values and commitments
  • Identify and champion opportunities to evaluate emerging technologies
  • Make a fun environment working with a great team and create cutting edge software
What you need to bring to the table:
  • 3+ years of experience designing, developing, and debugging complex web applications
  • Hands-on expertise with core front-end technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, etc
  • Experience working with relational, NoSQL, or Graph databases
  • Familiarity with best practices for web usability and interaction design
  • Experience performance tuning complex front-end applications (page load optimization, code-level performance tuning)
  • Experience developing JavaScript unit tests
  • A passion for learning and continuously honing your craft
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Computer Science, Math, or Engineering major is preferable
What else will help:
  • Experience with React, Electron, SVG, CSS preprocessors (Sass, LESS)
  • Experience with Docker and container orchestration
  • Git experience
  • Experience integrating data from third-party APIs into applications
  • Understanding of responsive design principles
CognitiveScale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CognitiveScale does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of age, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, or disability.
 
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Location

9500 Arboretum Blvd. Suite L1, Austin, TX 78759

What are CognitiveScale Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen

Additional Perks + Benefits

Weekly Yoga. Open workspace with great views of nature. Snacks - unhealthy and healthy! Weekly Meditation Sessions. 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage for all employees.

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