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Generali Global Assistance Front End Developer in Kansas City, Missouri

Job Summary:

Trip Mate builds in-house applications to service clients and partners on various platforms in the travel insurance industry. Trip Mate?s solutions create ease of use for our partners and efficient processing of client requests, claims and travel policy purchases across the United States and the world.

This person will be responsible for designing and developing applications utilizing technologies such as React, JavaScript, Angular, HTML, and CSS to fulfill project requirements. This position helps to develop and document the standardized processes for front-end development. This role also works with the development team and other stakeholders in every aspect of the software development lifecycle.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implementing conventions and standards for developing future web applications in a secure, clean and efficient manner

  • Architecting and coding user-facing web applications for new and legacy backend systems

  • Work with partners and end users to develop user-friendly solutions that effectively solve business problems

  • Participate in code reviews and provide/receive constructive feedback from peers

  • Use best practices for maintaining code base using GIT for source control

  • Use Jira for ticket tracking, sprint planning, and communication with business stake holders

  • Be able to work across multiple time zones with different teams of developers, marketing and project managers

  • Documentation of code and applications including code comments, READMEs, standardized commit messages, and Confluence

  • Effectively communicating with a variety of end users, business managers and other developers on project plans and application functionality

  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team

Required / Desired Knowledge, Experiences and Skills:

  • 2-4 years of related development experience, or 5+ years of related development work experience

  • Proficiency in the following:

  • Web markup experience including HTML5, CSS3 and W3C validation and compliance

  • CSS pre-processor LESS and SASS experience

  • Experience with client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, React with Redux or Angular

  • Understanding of versioning tools such as Git

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills with the ability to communicate technical aspects to technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Good understanding of SEO principles with the ability to develop applications that adhere to them.

  • Experience with Atlassian suite of applications (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket and Aha!)

  • Knowledge and understanding of application and web security

  • Experience in unit testing code and the ability to build unit tests with/for other developers

  • Knowledge and experience developing ADA Compliant websites

Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelor?s Degree or equivalent experience

Physical Working Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit for long periods of time; use of hands to grasp, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; finger dexterity; talk; hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified.

Trip Mate is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

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