Careers - STRATACACHE, A Family of Companies

Position:  Senior Front End Developer
Location:  Malvern, PA
Job Id:  230
# of Openings:  1

About Scala, Inc.

Scala solutions deliver engaging retail experiences by connecting networks of digital signs, kiosks, mobile devices, websites and Internet-connected devices. Scala, a STRATACACHE company, provides the platform for marketers, retailers and innovators to easily create and centrally manage deployment of shopping experiences while retaining the flexibility to rapidly adapt to local business conditions and preferences of customers in the store. With 30 years of experience entertaining, informing and educating audiences, Scala is well-known for its innovation and leveraging best-of-breed technologies, such as mobile and predictive analytics, to create award-winning solutions that are easy-to-use, yet infinitely customizable. Headquartered near Philadelphia, PA, Scala’s network of partners and developers located in more than 100+ countries drives more than 750,000+ managed devices.
Senior Front End Developer
As a (Senior) UI Developer at Scala, you’ll join a close-knit team of engineers, product managers, and client services developers to build the future of a platform destined to power immersive digital experiences for a long list of Fortune 100 customers.  Since most of our stack is comprised of JavaScript, we are looking for a diverse array of
capabilities that reflects the current state of JavaScript, which can be used solve problems in almost every place in a platform’s technology stack. A solid understanding of user experience and user interface concepts and principles would be a welcome asset in ensuring we deliver the best possible product to our end users.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Communicates effectively to ensure technical feasibility of designs
  • Develops and maintain product features
  • Produces clean, scalable, modular, well structured, testable code
  • Builds and helps maintain reusable components and libraries
  • Influences application architecture and development processes
  • Communicates bad news with the same urgency as good news
Basic Requirements:
  • 3-8 years of experience building and deploying web applications
  • Comfortable failing fast and working in a team
  • A clear understanding of Functional and Object-Oriented programming paradigms, as well as their advantages and disadvantages
  • In-depth knowledge of JavaScript and its idiosyncrasies
  • Strong understanding of web markup languages including HTML5 and CSS
  • An understanding of browser quirks and related skills needed to develop a robust and elegant front-end
  • Experience using modern frameworks, libraries, tools, and language features, along with understanding of their tradeoffs
  • Experience with frontend JavaScript testing (ideally via Jest)
  • Familiarity with the full software development lifecycle with Agile methodologies
  • React
  • Redux
  • Webpack
  • NPM
  • Jest
  • Electron
  • Angular
  • Gulp
STRATACACHE and its family of companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.
While we are excited and appreciate you interest in our opportunities, please keep in mind that we are not able to contact all applicants that have applied.
No vendor/agency solicitation please.

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