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Thermo Fisher Scientific Frontend Web Developer in Austin, Texas

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?

We are seeking a Front End Web Developer with experience working with complex web projects for large companies. This individual should be very passionate about working on the web - keeping up with current frameworks and APIs. Should have 3-5 years of experience with web application development and related web development frameworks. Experience in eCommerce is highly desired. This is a developer position that will require hands-on day to day development.

What will you do?

  • Web application design and development

  • Implementation and testing procedures, modules and related code using best practices

  • Supporting, updating and enhancing web applications

  • Creating and implementing code documentation to support development

  • Other duties as assigned

How will you get here?


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related IT field or 3 years experience in lieu of the Bachelor's degree.

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency required.

Preferable Skills and Attributes:

  • Minimum three to five years' experience contributing to and leading the creative execution of large scale web and software applications.

  • Expertise with CSS3/HTML5 necessary

  • Experience with using LESS.

  • Experience with responsive page design/layout a must

  • Expertise with JavaScript necessary - jQuery, AJAX, Angular, Node.js, dealing with Microapis, etc.

  • Experience working with tools like Grunt, Maven, Gulp, Webpack, also good knowledge on Dev-ops process like Gerrit and Jenkins.

  • Extensive Experience in Applications using AJAX, Bootstrap, Object Oriented (OO) JavaScript, JSON, JSONP, and XML.

  • Clear understanding of client-server functionality and Web browser technologies.

  • Experience with Java technologies such as J2E, Struts, Spring, JSP, JSTL, Web services.

  • Experience using dev tools such as Eclipse IDE, Git.

  • Good experience in writing unit test cases for JavaScript component using Jasmine and Karma.

  • Strong knowledge of cross-browser implementation necessary

  • Solid understanding of W3C and Accessibility guidelines.

  • Strong knowledge of how the front-end communicates with and ties into the back-end

  • Experience with front-end optimization techniques - minification, caching, cdns, and javascript performance is a must

  • Ability to work quickly but with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Process-oriented with ability to work with different UI tools and rapid prototyping.

  • Strong communications and organizational skills with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced production deadline-driven environment.

  • Proven creative problem solving skills, including the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment with overlapping deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization, including the ability to create and deliver presentations as needed

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.