Front End Developer
At MassMutual, we’re passionate about helping millions of people find financial freedom and this passion has driven our approach to developing highly interactive digital experiences for our customers. The Digital Experience team, part of MassMutual’s Enterprise Technology Experience organization, is comprised of collaborative, cross-functional, product centric groups who like to have fun, challenge each other, and are energized to create innovative solutions that exceed the changing needs of our customers. We design, build, and support all of MassMutual’s customer-facing digital assets.
To help us achieve our mission, we are hiring a Front-End Developer to join our team.
What great looks like in this role
Objectives of this role
Drive toward the effective utilization of the latest technologies, partnering with business stakeholders across the team, as well as experts in other areas including data science to achieve these goals.
Learn and master new and emerging technologies and take initiative to offer technical direction and creative solutions.
Daily and monthly responsibilities
Manage execution and timely completion of front-end engineering projects by analyzing scope and determining project specifications, establishing testing methods for product investigations, analyzing test programs for adequacy and sequence, examining samples for compliance with requirements, and preparing reports
Formulate plans with detailed calculations, drawings, diagrams, project specifications and budget estimates, and read and interpret precast reinforcement shop drawings, civil grading plans and structural drawings.
Maintain system functionality through rigorous testing, identifying ways to improve efficiency and productivity, and providing maintenance and support activities for all existing solutions
Monitor industry trends and implement appropriate methods to keep production on the cutting edge, while meeting financial goals and providing cost savings
Utilize software programming for the preparation of technical specifications, user documentation, presentations, and progress and results tracking
Build professional skills through continued training, education, and networking events
Skills and qualifications
2 years’ experience in front-end web development proven by an outstanding online portfolio or online code repository
HTML5: cross-browser design and implementations; proficiency crafting pages with semantic markup; knowledge of W3C standards
CSS3: proficiency building libraries that use transitions and media queries; expertise in one of: BEM, Atomic, DRYCSS, OOCSS, SMACSS
Docker: experience building images, Dockerfile syntax, volumes, and port binding; working knowledge of docker-compose
Authorized to work in the United States with or without sponsorship
Bachelor’s degree is required
Accessibility: knowledge of ARI
Experience writing unit tests, browser automation tests; understanding of cross-browser testing tools or platforms
Experience with ESLint, CSS Lint
Experience with data-driven content sites; experience mapping user flows through content sites
Experience with theme development across multiple domains
Experience building modular code
Experience with continuous deployment
Progressive Web App/Graceful Degradation: experience in implementations across devices, including: desktop, tablet, and mobile browsers
Git: knowledge with workflow steps, including: branching, merging, rebasing, pull requests; working knowledge of reversion and alternative Git flows
Working at MassMutual
A career at MassMutual means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.