Senior Front-End Software Engineer (HTML5, CSS3, LESS, JavaScript, Angular, NodeJS, NPM)

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Full-time

US

Job Description

LexisNexis is dedicated to advancing the rule of law around the world, which is vital for building peace and prosperity in all societies. To accomplish this noble goal, LexisNexis is transforming legal research globally. Our search index contains more than 81 billion richly annotated legal documents, creating an unprecedented legal knowledge graph. Our technology changes how lawyers practice law by providing fast and relevant access to their most difficult questions. We are seeking a Senior Front-End Software Engineer (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Angular, LESS, NodeJS, NPM) to join our team and help us build next generation UI for legal research products. You will be responsible for creating a library of reusable responsive Angular UI components, creating Global Visual Styles, defining UI best practices and implementing WCAG accessibility standards. This position performs complex research, design, and software development assignments within a software functional area or product line, and provides direct input to project plans, schedules, and methodology in the development of cross-functional software products. This position performs software design — typically across multiple systems; mentors more-junior members of the team; and talks to users/customers and translates their requests into solutions.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Interface with other technical personnel or team members to finalize requirements.
  • Write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of complex system components.
  • Complete complex bug fixes.
  • Work closely with other development team members to understand complex product requirements and translate them into software designs.
  • Successfully implement development processes, coding best practices, and code reviews.
  • Operate in various development environments (Agile, Kanban, etc.) while collaborating with key stakeholders.
  • Resolve complex technical issues as necessary.
  • Train entry-level software engineers as directed by department management, ensuring they are knowledgeable in critical aspects of their roles.
  • Keep abreast of new technology developments.
  • Design and work with complex data models.
  • Mentor less-senior software developers on development methodologies and optimization techniques.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Minimum of 5 years of front-end software engineering experience utilizing HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Angular, LESS, NodeJS, and NPM.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in any one of the following Object Oriented languages such as Java/J2EE, JSP, C/C++ or .Net.
  • BS Engineering/Computer Science OR equivalent experience.

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Advanced knowledge of software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Kanban).
  • Strong proficiency with data manipulation language including optimization techniques.
  • Strong understanding of normalized/dimensional data modeling principles.
  • Strong knowledge of multiple data storage subsystems.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Strong knowledge in industry best practices in development.
  • Knowledge in using and developing applicable tool sets.
  • Ability to interface competently with other technical personnel or team members to finalize requirements.
  • Ability to work well with internal and external technology resources.
  • Knowledge of test-driven development.
  • Ability to write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of complex system components.
  • Ability to complete complex bug fixes.
  • Good oral and written communications skills. LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact accommodations@relx.com or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120. Please read our Candidate Privacy Policy
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Values

RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics for professional and business customers across industries.

We help scientists make new discoveries, doctors and nurses improve the lives of patients and lawyers win cases. We prevent online fraud and money laundering, and help insurance companies evaluate and predict risk. Our events enable customers to learn about markets, source products and complete transactions.

In short, we enable our customers to make better decisions, get better results and be more productive.

We do this by leveraging a deep understanding of our customers to create innovative solutions which combine content and data with analytics and technology in global platforms.


Hiring process

Hiring Manager: Paolo Orozco

Interview process:

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