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Software Engineer (Front End/AEM) in Palo Alto, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/10/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  928194

Technology isn't just an enabler; it's a leader in making the vision and mission of Stanford Health Care a reality. We are in search of a Software Engineer - Front End/AEM to join our thriving Web Applications team!
The Software Engineer - Front End/AEM is responsible for building or testing the front-end interface for web applications or software tools at Stanford Health Care. This position will collaborate on design issues with a diverse group of product managers, designers, engineers, and infrastructure teams to build and deliver robust front and back end solutions that showcase the SHC's brand while providing a high-quality experience for users. This position should have a complete understand of web development. Position is an in-house role.
Key Functions of the role include the following:
Develops and implements products, public-facing web applications using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Hands on technical role; contributes to all phases of the software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, implementation, and QA
Creates and improves infrastructure to address system performance, security, maintainability, and scalability of SHC's products
Works with stakeholders to understand and document software requirements, and ensure application UI meets functional requirements
Develops functional prototypes from wireframes and mockups, and create proper documentation
Develops websites, performs unit testing, implementation, and production application support
Participates in troubleshooting problems related to user interaction, webpage performance & mobile web optimization
Collaborates with stakeholders and software engineers to refine and improve the user experience
Follows industry trends with regards to front-end and back-end technologies and techniques
Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.


Minimum Qualifications
Our ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Experience should include at least three to five (3 - 5) years of experience with AJAX, JavaScript, CSS, DHTML, HTML and XHTML. Preferred skill set includes Web Content Management experience with Adobe AEM /CQ5, implementing full cycle AEM projects.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities should include the following:
Knowledge of front-end browser technologies including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Knowledge of Semantic Markup, AJAX, JSON, and JS libraries (jQuery, YUI, etc.)
Knowledge of front-end optimization and performance techniques
Knowledge and practiced application of industry best practices in rich web
Knowledge of user behavior and interaction design patterns
Knowledge of algorithms, data structure, web technologies, protocols, and cross-browser compatibility issues
Knowledge of architecting or building front end components and/or libraries
Ability to develop web sites for multiple contexts (mobile, tablet, desktop, etc.) and multiple locales
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment
Ability to demonstrate strong programming knowledge
Ability to accurately communicate complex technical abstractions









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