Senior Front End UI Developer

Category: Technology
Location: Arlington, VA
Job ID: IRC130735
Posted Date: February 12, 2018


E*TRADE is a leading financial services company and a pioneer in the online brokerage industry. Having executed the first-ever electronic trade by an individual investor more than 30 years ago, the company has long been at the forefront of the digital revolution, offering easy-to-use solutions for individual investors and stock participants. Founded on the principle of innovation and determined to level the playing field for individual investors, E*TRADE delivers digital platforms, tools, and professional assistance to help investors and traders meet their near-and long-term investing goals. The Company provides these services both online and through its network of customer service representatives and financial consultants – over the phone at two national branches and in-person at 30 E*TRADE branches.



E*TRADE is currently seeking a Senior Front End Developer to join our Application Development team. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX designs and wireframes to actual code that will produce the visual elements of our websites and applications. You will work with the UI/UX designers, and the rest of the development team, to bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation.


* 5+ years of post-higher education relevant work experience in web and mobile development

* Expert knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript

* Knowledge of and demonstrated work experience utilizing JS frameworks such as AngularJS and jQuery, as well as common CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap. Also, able to develop beautiful CSS from scratch.

* Familiarity with React.js.

* Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them

* Good understanding of CSS pre-processing platforms such as LESS or SASS

* Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX

* Good understanding of SEO principals and ensuring that applications adhere to them

* Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image.

* Good understanding of NodeJS and Grunt.

* Good understanding of OOP JavaScript patterns and techniques

* Experience using GIT for version control

* Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

* Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment using Agile/SCRUM methodology

* Excellent communication skills

* Experience using Bootstrap, NodeJS, Typescript, and frameworks such as Angular and AngularJS,

* Passionate about creating responsive websites that adhere to a standard look and feel.

* Experience with CSS libraries, such as Bootstrap, but also able to develop beautiful CSS from scratch.

* Very comfortable working with REST and JSON.

* Experience with build frameworks like Grunt or Gulp, Bower, NodeJS and test libraries, such as Jasmine.

* Superb problem solving skills with an emphasis on pragmatism, quality, and performance

* Team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

* Strong analytical capability, independent thinking and good decision making skills.

* Must have a good sense of engineering tradeoffs, with an ability to understand the impact of software changes on extendibility, scalability, performance, and maintainability.

* Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to listen, articulate, facilitate and advocate.

* Familiarity with databases.

* Team First Mentality is a MUST!

* Design experience is a big plus!



* 5+ years of experience with HTML5

* 5+ years of experience with CSS3

* Good understanding of CSS pre-processing platforms such as LESS and SASS

* 2+ years of experience with AngularJS/ Single Page application

* 5+ years of experience with JQuery

* Working Knowledge of NodeJS

* 2 + years of experience with Git

* 2 + years of experience with Agile methodologies

* Clear understating of XML

* 5 + years of experience with JavaScript

* Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX

* Very comfortable working with REST and JSON

* 3 + years of experience of responsive web site design

* 5 + years of experience with Bootstrap

Nice to Have:

* Photoshop or Sketch

* Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to develop search-friendly websites and interfaces.

* Use visual aids such as wireframes, storyboards and UI flow charts, to plan and present user interface designs

* Use social network APIs (from Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc.) to integrate social actions

* Conduct usability testing to identify and fix UI issues, and gather real-world intelligence from target users.

* Knowledge in modern application programming languages, such as Java, .Net, AJAX, PHP, XHTML and Ruby.


We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit to learn more about the opportunities.

E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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