Ryder System Front-End Developer - REMOTE in Albany, New York
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Ryder is seeking an experienced Front-end developer to join an Agile team to build Ryder’s websites from the ground up on a new Optimizely CMS platform that is hosted in Azure. This is an exciting opportunity to build sites from the ground up where you will have a direct impact on the future of our digital footprint. The front-end developer will work in a team environment that supports internal/external websites and applications leveraging React JS, HTML, CSS, and C#, in a .Net tech stack. The Front-end developer will support all phases of the Agile software development lifecycle; including but not limited to gathering and analyzing user requirements, developing and testing code, responding to outages, and creating application system models.
*Remote - Work from home*
Design and develop user interfaces for websites and applications that are responsive and scalable.
Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use while optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers.
Work in an Agile software development team and have full understanding of Unit testing, QA, and DevOps practices, and can work closely with other teams to optimize your code.
Test the application using various testing strategies like Unit Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, and Smoke Testing to ensure everything works before handing off build to the QA Team. Support defect resolution from user and QA testing.
Participate in all aspects of the stakeholder-facing activities and processes, including: client engagement, project proposal, requirements gathering or analysis, schedule development, UI design, release planning, user acceptance testing, user training, documentation, and support.
Demonstrated understanding of UX and UI design with an emphasis on maximizing usability.
Work with Product Owner to groom backlogs and provide capability.
Follow best practices and coding standards to ensure the best system performance regardless of the browser or device.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree - Bachelors in Computer Engineering or related field Preferred
Master's degree - Master of Science, Computer Science or related field Preferred
Three (3) years or more Transportation Management and/or Distribution Management Technology - preferred
Seven (7) years or more Software Development
Skills and Abilities
Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles and workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code
Experience consuming modern APIs
Experience with Azure DevOps and applications hosted in Azure PaaS and/or modern front-end build pipelines and tools
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to document and maintain technical specifications
Possess a high degree of initiative
Job Category: Application Development, Delivery & Support
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