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Senior Front-End/Javascript Developer Ghent Belgium,  

OntoForce (company)

Posted on : 11 December 2016

Project Description

The senior front-end developer will be part of the front-end development team. The team is responsible for the perfect design of the user interface. Visualization of Big Data is a new and challenging field which demands high creativity both in design and development. You can make the difference with your ideas and implementation of user interfaces, dashboards and don t make-me-think-like GUI s. 
As the requirements of our products are at a very high level, requirements for the personnel are similar. 
Therefore he or she needs:
  •  outstanding technical skills, 
  • understanding of systems used in the context of 
    • Big Data Integration, 
    • web development, 
    • linked data/ semantic web, 
  • as well as good communication skills.
Your responsibilities:  
  • Reports to the Development Director 
  • Be responsible for the architecture of the front-end 
  • Coach the junior front-end developers 
  • Design, develop and modify front-end software components in JavaScript/CoffeeScript follow-ing an Agile and TDD/BDD software development methodology 
  • Be able to translate a graphical design into a working website, consistently 
  • Fix bugs, update software versions and participate in the improvement of the software 
  • Work closely with the software architects and team members, and ensure up-to-date technical knowledge for yourself and for the team 
  • Develop and perform software system testing, integration testing and validation procedures  

Your profile:
  • University degree in engineering (or equal by experience) 
  • At least 5 years of product development 
  • At least 4 years of front-end development 
  • In-depth knowledge of Javascript/Coffeescript and web services architecture 
  • In-depth knowledge of HTML5, CSS, SASS and preferable Javascript MVC frameworks 
  • Experience with TDD/BDD (rspec/cucumber/jasmine) 
  • Other technical knowledge is an advantage 
  • Have spoken and written knowledge of English, Dutch is a plus  

Your personality: 
  • Good communicator 
  • Fast learner 
  • Team lead/Coaching mentality 
  • Precise and thorough 
  • Able and wanting to work in an environment which offers a high degree of freedom, demands initiative and expects responsibility 
  • Thinking in terms of solutions 
  • Think out-of-the-box while keeping the basics in mind 
  • Able to work in a multi-cultural and multi-site context 
  • Eager to come to results 
  • Passionate   


Ghent East Flanders Flanders Belgium

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