Jenzabar: Front End Developer ( at Jenzabar (Boston, MA) (Boston, MA)

Posted: Apr 16, 2019

Job Description

This is a permanent, full-time position.


Jenzabar is looking for a talented and experienced Software Developer to join our team of passionate people in designing and developing a high quality, end user focused administrative web application for higher education. This individual should be highly proficient with Python, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery and have a passion for web development as well as a keen eye for well-designed UX and UI. The Software Developer should have solid experience with Responsive Web Design techniques to build interfaces which will adapt to the many devices in which our end users will use to access our application. If you enjoy working in a team environment to develop an application that will not just let users do their work but help them do their work, then please consider joining the Jenzabar team.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Work closely and effectively with your team, management and designers to build world class software applications.
  • Translate design specifications to web or client applications that work well across multiple devices.
  • Contribute to design and architecture of our platform to meet business requirements.
  • Iteratively refactor HTML, CSS and JavaScript code so that the UI codebase is scalable and maintainable
  • Stay current on the latest web tools, client side technologies, standards, and practices.
  • Work with Quality Assurance to ensure delivery of high quality software.


Required Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • 2+ years experience with B2C web applications
  • 2+ years experience in development of web applications using Django framework based OO technologies and techniques. Programming experience utilizing Python is required.
  • Experience developing cross-browser web applications using HTML/HTML5, SASS/CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery
  • Knowledge of RWD techniques and mobile first concepts
  • Experience with JavaScript MVC frameworks (backbone.js/react.js), single page apps and client-side templates with an excellent understanding of MVC patterns for web applications
  • Proven ability and desire to both estimate tasks and meet deadlines, working effectively with minimal supervision in a team environment
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a strong teamwork focus
  • Motivated, hardworking and flexible
  • Quick learner who enjoys a challenge and can see the bigger picture

Preferred Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Experience with contributing to free software projects, and communicating within a free software community
  • Knowledge of software development methodologies and practices, especially Agile/iterative development processes
  • Experience with PHP/Python preferred
  • Experience with SQL or other relational databases preferred.
  • Experience with MongoDB preferred.
  • Experience with unit testing
  • Comfortable using git source control
  • Experience with cloud computing, like AWS or Azure


Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Educational Assistance

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