Front End Software Engineer

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Due to the current conditions of COVID-19, this key position will initially work from home, until such a time when we return to our office.

Who you are:

You have professional experience working with web technologies such as React and Ruby and are passionate about the pragmatic application of agile engineering practices.
For you, writing robust software that will be seen by thousands of people around the world every day is a dream come true!
You work with other skilled engineers to tackle complicated problems.
You like collaborating with your coworkers and are comfortable asking questions when something is not clear or you are faced with a complicated problem.
You enjoy learning new technologies and how they might aid you in addressing business challenges.

Your Next Challenge:

You will join a team of highly-collaborative software engineers that are comfortable working with a diverse set of tools, and willing to take initiative on their ideas.
As a member of the team, you will work closely with your team and other members of the business to bring new features and functionality to our customer facing websites.
You will also interact with the other parts of the Getty Images Inc. technology team, collaborating with software engineers, designers, data-scientists, product managers and other partners to help build enterprise grade software to delight our customers.
We value learning and development at Getty Images! We devote time to personal learning both during the course of business as well as hosting dedicated hack-a-thons and internal learning events to help everyone feel like they can grow both personally and expertly.

What You’ll Need:

A validated understanding of ES6 and modern JavaScript for the web.
A proven understanding of React.js.
Solid experience with Ruby and Ruby on Rails.
You should be comfortable with web development and the basics of HTML and CSS and the semantic meaning of these tags.
The ability to work independently on a project, refine unclear requirements, and collaborate within a multi-functional team to ensure that you are delivering value to our business partners.

Nice to Have:

A working understanding of SEO and how to ensure pages are setup to best allow search engines to crawl and index pages.
Professional experience with AngularJS 1.4*
Experience with other web frameworks and libraries such as Vue, Angular, etc.
Knowledge of AWS, and infrastructure as code a plus.
Bachelors In Computer Science or Software Engineering or applicable degree or certificate program.

Mental and Physical Demands:

Frequent communication with others to exchange information.
Frequent sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing; Time of each will vary.
Constant operation of computer and frequent usage of other office machinery, including (but not limited to) calculator, copy machine, computer printer, etc.
Frequent repetition of motions and gestures that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers. (Required)

Due to the current conditions and impact of Covid-19, this key position will initially work from home, until such a time we open our offices. At the time of the local office opening, employees and managers will partner to determine the work site location in line with our Flexible working policy.

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