Front-End Developer

at Algorythma (view profile)
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted January 10, 2019
Category UAE Abu Dhabi - Work Employment Visa Jobs
Job Type javascript


  • Use markup languages to create user-friendly web pages.
  • Maintain and improve website.
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed.
  • Design mobile-based features.
  • Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve
  • Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and customers.
  • Write functional requirement documents and guides.
  • Create quality mockups and prototypes.
  • Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting.
  • Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency.
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies.
  • Proactively advice on best practices.
  • Assist in budgeting process.

Educational  Qualification

  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related preferred

Processes & Practice

  • Agile
  • Scrum/Kanban/Lean
  • CI/CD
  • XP


  • Minimum 2 years

Essential Skills

  • Follow Clean Code/Solid principles - Uncle Bob aka Robert C Martin.

  • Experience building user facing web applications and detailed knowledge of JavaScript, CSS and modern frontend frameworks, libraries and methodologies.

  • Detailed understanding and experience of front-end web development (HTML/CSS/JS, NodeJS).
  • Understanding of TDD and BDD and experience of automated testing approaches to web services.
  • Understanding of the use of Responsive Web Design.
  • Outstanding ability to develop efficient, readable, highly optimized/maintainable and clear code.
  • Experience working with UI and UX designers and translating designs to production code.
  • Experience of working with JavaScript libraries.
  • Mocking (any of the following Jasmine, Mocha).
  • Build tools (Gulp, Npm, Grunt).
  • NoSQL MongoDB.
  • Experience building server-side web applications and ensure all software built is robust and scalable.
  • Understanding of and experience with a range of approaches to testing application code and systems for behavior and performance (any of Selenium, Geb, Wiremock, Gatling, Sauce Labs).
  • An ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Working knowledge of unix-like operating systems such as Linux and/or Mac OS X.
  • Knowledge of the git version control system.
  • Ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques.
  • Deep knowledge of accessibility standards and developing web products that can be used easily by users with a range of assistive technology needs

Desirable Traits

  • Mentor and train other developers in a non-line management capacity.
  • Act as a “frontend lead” on complex projects, providing support for product and delivery management and pragmatically weighing the complexities involved against the need to act.
  • Experience mentoring or helping colleagues optimize their code.
  • Knowledge of relational and non-relational database systems.
  • System administration and configuration management skills.
  • Experience presenting work at user groups, business and to peers.
  • Experience of prototyping and working closely with end users to iterate a product.
  • Experience of designing and consuming REST APIs.
  • Experience of building and scaling high-traffic websites.
  • JVM languages (Groovy, Scala, Clojure, Kotlin, etc).

Visa Assistance

Open to assisting the right candidate with the following Visa(s) / Work Permit(s)

1) UAE Abu Dhabi - Work Employment Visa Jobs

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