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IBM Front-End Development Lead - IBM Interactive Experience and Mobile in Sandy Springs, Georgia


As an Application Developer, you will lead IBM into the future by translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in an agile environment. The success of IBM is in your hands as you transform vital business needs into code and drive innovation. Your work will power IBM and its clients globally, collaborating and integrating code into enterprise systems. You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a limitless career path with the world's technology leader. Come to IBM and make a global impact!

Your Role and Responsibilities

What would it be like to work for a digital agency network like no other? IBM Interactive Experience is seeking a Front-End Development Lead who is eager to find out.

As a Development Lead (Front-End), you will have the proven experience and knowledge needed to lead new business opportunities and deliver technology solutions for our new and existing clients.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and plan large and complex custom web applications, including focus on Single Page Applications (SPAs).

  • Work with multi-track project/program teams on a day-to-day basis to understand business requirements and lead User Interface (UI) design, implementation, and build efforts

  • Ability to play a client-facing role in large and complex organizations, preferably working in an agency environment

  • Manage client relationships and engage in business development

  • Review project estimates and assess impact of project risks

  • Serve as 'hands-on' escalation point to identify and suggest approaches to resolve project issues

  • Lead, structure, and scope a unified framework and code library

  • Support vendor evaluation and decisions on technology investments

Willingness to coach and mentor junior team members

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 8 years of experience with at least 4 years in building robust Web Applications using JavaScript and/or MVC frameworks (such as Angular, React, Backbone or Ember) and Node.js.

  • Expert in design and development of front-end web applications using JavaScript as well as the AngularJS framework.

  • Expert knowledge of standard ES5+ and common JavaScript libraries

  • Expert knowledge of responsive web design

  • Expertise with HTML/HTML5, CSS and preprocessors such as SASS, LESS

  • Working knowledge of common web development best practices

  • Working knowledge of web optimization strategies

  • Working knowledge with building back-end applications using Node.js

  • Experience with build tools such as: Grunt, Gulp, Browserify, CommonJS, RequireJS, Webpack

  • Working knowledge of Object-Oriented and/or Functional Programming

  • Ability to work in full stack teams and experience with integrating front-end code within application frameworks such as nodeJS Java or PHP.

  • Familiarity with development methods and processes such as Agile, Test-Driven Development and Behavior-Driven Development

  • Willingness to travel as necessary based on project requirements (up to 75%).

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise


About Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*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.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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