Javascript Front-End Engineer

Atlanta, GA | Expert Services

Job Description

Backbase is hiring |  Javascript Front-End Engineer 

We are Backbase

We come from all over the world to do what we love; to design a great product that improves the lives of real people. We’re passionate, dedicated, and among the best in business. Every person on our team believes in working together and supporting each other to get create a beautifully designed product and a work environment that’s fun, inspiring, and dynamic. We believe in learning from our customers and our colleagues, that makes us easy to do business with and exciting to work for.

We have created the world’s leading lean customer experience platform. It has been designed to help organize, create, and manage deeply relevant customer experiences across all channels, on any device. Backbase Customer Experience Platform (CXP) combines the latest innovations in customer experience design (UX) with next generation technologies to deliver an unbeatable digital experience. Our critically acclaimed customer experience platform eliminates the need to replace existing legacy systems and provides a highly flexible and fully customizable environment populated by powerful widgets. Backbase has been consistently placed in ‘Visionary’ quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portal Software and, in 2013, was recognized as the most visionary portal vendor.

The Backbase team is made up of more than 200 senior technology and usability professionals, with offices in some of the world’s most vibrant cities, including: London, New York and Amsterdam. If you’d like to join us in any one of them, we’d love to hear from you. 

The team

The Javascript Front-End Engineer is part of the Expert Services (ES) team based in Atlanta. ES is a team of specialist with the right level of skills and experience to make sure that our product is implemented successfully at our customers. Additionally ES provides training and implementation support services to our customers and partners.

Our engineers work with partners and customers to ensure our customers successfully achieve their goals. This will mean you will develop, teach, support and lead teams in delivering enterprise solutions.

Additionally ES provides training and implementation support services to our customers and partners. You will report to the Services Delivery Director.  

The goal

Backbases roots are in making solutions that are UX focused with high impact visual effect. This means our Frontend specialists will be creating new and unique web applications with a heavy focus on javascript client based architecture. Apart from developing enterprise solutions, you will also work on short and fast paced Proof of Concepts and demo projects, showing off the versatility and functionally of our product to potential customers around the world.

During our pilot and implementation projects you will be part of a highly skilled multidisciplinary international team. You work closely with our clients, architects and backend consultants to implement complex and modern web applications based on Object Oriented architecture and applying solid programming patterns without loosing the creativity aspect of the work in hand. Our Javascript Front-End Engineers do a wide variety of work including client training and best practices consulting, frontend technical design, and application development on high quality standards.

Backbase uses implementation partners when doing full implementations of the product for clients. In your role and as member of Expert Services you are the expert frontend guru responsible for the guidance and coaching of our partners’ frontend team.

Most project work is done in the Backbase office; however, some project executions are done at the client site nationwide. Therefore, you sometimes have to travel for work.

Your profile

We are looking for motivate candidates that show us:

  • The ability to lead;
  • The ability to architect frontend applications;
  • Good presentation skills;
  • Training and coaching skills.

Technically were are looking for excellent experience in:

  • Working as a full time client frontend (lead) developer (javascript, css, html);
  • Knowledge in JavaScript application development;
  • Building using patterns (MVC, widgets, modular);
  • Using modern JS frameworks and Api's;
  • Style and UX skills;
  • Providing analytical support to customer challenges and alternative solutions.

The offer

Backbase offers a comprehensive Benefits Package through our Human Resources partner TriNet. Employee benefits includes a substantial number of Health Care policy options; Dental and Vision Insurance; Short & Long Term Disability Insurance; Life Insurance; 4% Matching 401k plan; Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Paid time off. Backbase coverage is substantial while in addition Backbase, through TriNet, is able to provide the employees with a wide variety of offerings for the employee to custom design benefits that work best for themselves and their families.

Backbase offers you a challenging job in an informal and ambitious environment where personal development is highly valued. This is all within a successful, young and growing organization with a matching company spirit.

Next steps

If this job appeals to you and you think you are up for the challenge, please use the apply button on this page.

For more information please contact Willem Wijnans (Technology Recruiter) via e-mail: [[redacted]]

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