Frontend Web Engineer

| Greater Denver Area

Position:

Frontend Web Engineer

Job Description:

Arrow Electronics, Inc. – a Fortune 120 company with global headquarters in Denver - helps the world’s best technology companies think “Five Years Out,” working together to continually innovate the “next big thing”. We are a global provider of technology products, services and solutions, with 2017 sales of $26.6 billion. As a member of the SiliconExpert product team, our newest Full Stack Developer team member will be passionate about developing solutions to achieve business needs and will be involved in all aspects of the software development lifecycle including technical design, implementation, testing, deployment and support of cutting-edge applications. This position will sit in the Cambridge Innovation Center and will be part of an exciting new growth development and partnership for Arrow Electronics and our SiliconExpert product group.

Requirements

  • Minimum 3-5+ years web development and a strong understanding of MVC frameworks, such as Angular (version 2+), Node.js, and/or React.
  • Strong knowledge of CSS3, HTML5, and JavaScript.
  • Experience working with responsive design, Bootstrap, Typescript, and modern frontend or UI functional programming.
  • Knowledge of all stages of software development, especially in planning and executing large scale projects.
  • Able to work across the stack in a team, contributing ideas and leaning in to assist where needed.
  • A solid understanding of modern UI/UX design patterns and practices. (Nice to Have)
  • Have experience working with source code management tools in a shared code environment.
  • A probing and inquiring mind with understanding of the Creative and Development lifecycle are essential.
  • Has experience working with remote team members and clients.
  • Hand code clean standards compliant HTML and CSS.
  • Experience developing across multiple browsers while maintaining a consistent experience, especially IE11.
  • You understand how browser-based interfaces interact with back-end services and RESTful web services.
  • You embrace change as a familiar friend and love to iterate your process and methodology to improve.
  • You strive to write beautiful code all of the time and quality is extremely important to you.

Tasks

  • Author front-end web solutions to deliver fast and highly functioning experiences.
  • Deliver the user interface that solves ideas and requirements conveyed by the Product Management and Design teams. Most solutions will include building a user interface that connects to the backend and RESTful web services.
  • You will participate in planning discussions while reviewing wireframes, designs and manuscripts.
  • You’ll help to develop great looking and highly functioning B2B web applications and interactive widgets.
  • You will ensure we always move forward by fixing bugs, improving usability and performance.
  • You will not just passively receive requirements, you will be a leader in building the company’s strategy.
  • Work cross-functionally as needed, to meet goals and project deadlines.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Designs and develops web and software solutions to meet business requirements. Manages full software development life cycle including testing, implementation, and auditing. Performs solution design, bug verification, and beta support, which may require research and analysis.
  • Execute, assess, and troubleshoot software programs and applications. Analyze and amend software errors in a timely and accurate fashion, and participate in software upgrades, revisions, fixes and patches as mandated by the vendor.
  • Design, develop and document specifications throughout the project life cycle.
  • Guide developers on issues related to the design, development, and deployment of mission-critical information and software systems; review work of development teams.


 

Job Complexity

  • Requires in-depth knowledge and experience
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions
  • Works independently; receives minimal guidance
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience
  • Represents the level at which career may stabilize for many years or even until retirement
  • Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products/services or processes
  • Typically resolves complex problems or problems where precedent may not exist
  • Often leads the work of project teams; may formally train junior staff
  • Works independently


 

Experience / Education

  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Interactive Media, Interactive Design, Visual Studies, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or equivalent experience.
  • Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a 4 year degree; or 6 years and an advanced degree; or equivalent experience.

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Location:

Cambridge, MA

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Non-Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

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Location

Our offices are approximately 15 miles south of Downtown Denver. Employees enjoy the easy access to the light rail station and I-25.

An Insider's view of Arrow Electronics, Inc.

What's something quirky about your company?

As a tech company, we showcase the use of tech all throughout our building. We hang art over the building made of various consumer electronics and we even have access to an Electronics Testing lab. My R&D team also loves to make fun code names for our projects, we recently launched Project Deathstar (announced as ArrowPlus powered by Freelancer)!

Stephen

Manager, Product Management and Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

There is a big drive at Arrow to support tech entrepreneurs, so part of my job involves collaborating and working with local startups - you’d be amazed to see the new ideas coming out of Denver! I get to work closely with local incubators and accelerators, and also plan events and sessions for big events like Denver Start Up week.

Lia

Marketing Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I first began my career at Arrow six years ago as a summer intern on the Customer Support team. The career growth I have achieved since has led me to my current role as Delivery Manager of Arrow.com. Through mentorship programs and working with a team that values trust while promoting curiosity, the experiencing has been nothing short of rewarding.

Kristen

Delivery Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

In today’s fast moving world my team is continually collaborating with the business to evolve our digital channels. Combining competitor insight, industry best practices and innovative capabilities we can react quickly to changing needs, design robust solutions, as well as developing innovations for future growth.

Michelle

Director, Technology & Planning

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office promotes an open and active vibe that inspires collaboration with your fellow coworkers. The overall environment supports our focus on driving innovation forward.

Taylor

Asset Specialist

What are Arrow Electronics, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Arrow Electronics, Inc. Benefits Overview

•Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
•401k, With Matching Contributions
•Competitive Paid Time Off
•Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options
•Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
•Parental Leave Options
•Employee Discount on Annual RTD Pass
•Wide Variety of Growth Opportunities
•Casual Work Environment

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes, Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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