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Application Developer, Technology - Req. 1803133


Job Summary:

As part of a development technology team, individual analyzes business requirements and problems and drives research to design quality technical solutions.  This individual will be involved in portions of the full systems life cycle (based on experience/skills) and is responsible for designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining and supporting application software that is delivered on time and within budget.  Handles complex problems independently and demonstrates analytical thinking.  Is able to make judgements and recommendations based on the analysis and interpretation of data. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Translates business requirements into working foundational components for UI platform thus ensuring functional and non-functional aspects are met
• Design and implementation review and enforcement of architectural standards for key applications
• Ensuring next generation of web applications are built in a scalable, consistent and reusable manner. Collaborating with other members to refine UI standard and best practices as necessary
• Designs applications following core design patterns in a layered, modular and extensible architecture
• Effectively identifies opportunities for change, implements change and introduces new concepts, procedures, policies and tools while providing a clear explanation of benefits and purpose.
• Reviews implementations for key applications and provides technical direction including hand on design/code refactoring for the development teams
• Architects, designs and builds core platform components.
• Involved in all aspects of SDLC process from requirements, design, build through deployment
• Involved in working with business stakeholders, cross functional teams and leading by example to other software engineering groups.




Experience and Skills:

• Minimum of a B.S. in Computer Science, MIS or related degree and five (5) years of related experience or a combination of education, training and experience.
• Minimum of three (3) years of advanced JavaScript programming experience
• Expert knowledge/experience in the following required:
o Web 2.0, HTML5, CSS, LESS/SASS, JavaScript
o JavaScript frameworks ex: Angular, React
o Experience with best-in-class UI development tools through all phases of SDLC
o Strong grasp of functional versus object oriented programming
o Well versed with REST architecture, experience with NodeJS
o Well versed with various browsers – Chrome, IE, Firefox
o Experience in debugging, tuning and optimizing UI components
o Automated tested frameworks ex: karma, jasmine, protractor etc.
o BDD, Gherkin, Cucumber experience preferred.
o Experience with Java is a plus
o Continuous delivery processes from automated build, test and deployment


• None required.

Competencies and Behaviors:

• Analysis:  Identify and understand issues, problems and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions.
• Communication:  Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
• Exercising Judgment and Decision Making:  Use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; recommend or take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probable consequences.
• Technical and Professional Knowledge:  Demonstrate a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; remains current with developments and trends in areas of expertise.
• Building Effective Relationships:  Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
• Client Focus:  Make internal and external clients and their needs a primary focus of actions; develop and sustain productive client relationships.

Raymond James Guiding Behaviors

At Raymond James our associates use five guiding behaviors (Develop, Collaborate, Decide, Deliver, Improve) to enable them to deliver on the firm's core values of client-first, integrity, independence and have a conservative, long-term view.

    We expect our associates at all levels to:
  • Grow professionally and inspire others to do the same
  • Work with and through others to achieve desired outcomes
  • Make prompt, pragmatic choices and act with the client in miind
  • Take ownership and hold self and others accountable for delivering results that matter
  • Contribute to the continuous evolution of the firm