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IBM Front-end developer in Austin, Texas


The Security design team is looking for a creative front-end developer who has an eye for user experience (UX) design with experience leading a design system. This position is for a hands-on user interface (UI) engineer who's comfortable using technologies like React and TypeScript to deliver reusable experiences and patterns for the division's portfolio. This is an opportunity to grow both interpersonal and technical skills, as well as to help bridge the gap between design, engineering, and offering management across multiple projects.

Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Write clean, standards-compliant, and accessible client-side component code for web applications

  • Embrace emerging standards and technology while advocating for best practices

  • Experience with agile / scrum ceremonies and being able to collaborate as part of a cross-functional team

  • Collaborate regularly with design and engineers across the Security portfolio to help solve challenging problems

  • Quickly generate prototypes from UI concepts for testing and team feedback

  • Research best practices and evaluate multiple approaches to accomplishing tasks

  • Operate as part of a distributed team without guidance and supervision

  • Process user requests and planning releases

  • Contribute to open source tools such as Carbon for Cloud & Cognitive and Carbon Design System

  • Create a framework for layouts, extending the Carbon Design System

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

3 -5 years of hands-on experience with the following:

*CSS preprocessors like Sass

*Node.js ecosystem and leveraging JavaScript libraries / frameworks such as Reactis essential

*Testing frameworks (Jest) and writing unit tests

*Maintaining an open source project

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Ability to demonstrate the following:

*Leveraging web technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (ES.Next)

*Building animation-focused UI

*Competency in building responsive, mobile-first layouts

*Knowledge of accessibility guidelines and performance optimization techniques

*Collaboration in a GitHub repository with many contributors and comfortable with workflows like code reviews, forking, pull requests, etc.



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*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

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