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Lead UI Developer Posted Mar 13
Software Specialists , Pittsburgh, PA
Sr. UI Developer/Lead

Location: Pittsburgh, PA or Strongsville, OH

(Contract to Hire)

Manager Comments:

Story Behind the need: New needs. Retail digital solutions group, responsible for all the architecture, digital modernization. Candidate will help to support existing change, push innovation and modernization. Look at existing code, help team to re-mediate and push forward project, the transition to new security formats.

Report directly to hiring manager

The performance will be managed: through biweekly touch points, 2 weekly meetings Scrum style to talk about projects, team feedback.

Looking for breadth of experience during development positions

Great communication skills required both written and verbal, will be the differentiation between candidates

50% development

50% administrative leadership

Schedule: 40 hours a week, 8 am-5 pm core hours, Monday-Friday, potential weekend deployments

Interview process:

1st round phone screen,

2nd In-person/Skype

Day to Day: Requirements

Deep understanding of UI Design patterns and UI Architecture Paradigms.

Knowledge of cross-browser compatibility issues

Knowledge of Security vulnerability and to mitigate that

Contribute to the design and development of new features using modern web technologies such as jQuery, AngularJS, React JS, HTML5, CSS3, LESS, Bootstrap

Participate in peer code reviews to ensure consistency

Understanding and experience in NodeJS

Strong Understanding of build tools like Webpack, Browserify, Gulp or similar.

Advanced understanding of AJAX frameworks, REST and JSON

Understanding and experience in accessibility

Understanding and experience in web security, cross-site Scripting (XSS)

CMS Experience a plus (ie AEM, Sitecore etc.)

Unit testing framework experience with jasmine, karma or similar


Core team of 7 members, both contract and full time, mix of developers, technical leads, Sr. Architects.

Top 3 skills:




Soft skills:

Ability speak up in groups and voice opinions

Job Summary:

Responsible for the provisioning of any IT development, analysis, Information management (DBA), or QA requiring specialized knowledge of a niche technology.


High School Degree and Bachelors degree in computer science/software engineering/relevant field or equivalent work experience required.

Skills and Competencies:

Verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and manage one's time. Knowledge of the full software development life cycle: from business/systems analysis, through requirements gathering and functional specification authoring, to development, testing, and delivery. Ability to troubleshoot issues and make system changes as needed to resolve an issue. Knowledge of XML, Java, JSP and other relevant software. Knowledge of computer development software as it relates to systems, such as SQL, VisualBasic, etc.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Modify existing databases and database management systems. Write and code logical and physical database descriptions and specify identifiers of database to management system or direct others in coding descriptions. Work as part of a project team to coordinate database development and determine project scope and limitations. Review project requests describing database user needs to estimate time and cost required to accomplish a project. Perform other duties as assigned.

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