Front End Engineer in Washington, DC at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

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ABOUT THE JOB

KeyBank crafts custom, powerful tools for our clients and employees, and Front-End Engineers are a critical part to bringing those experiences to life. Be a part of our dynamic and award-winning Digital Banking team and help us take our experience to the next level.

Our team builds Key’s Online Banking, Mobile Banking apps and a number of other tools that bring the concept of Financial Wellness and Money Management to more than 3 million people across the country and from all walks of life.

On our Front-End Engineering team, you will have a dual role:

  1. Work as part of an Agile Squad, responsible for all work on a particular aspect of our Digital experience (we are divided into small teams called ‘squads’ with 2-4 Front-End developers on each)
  2. Belong to the Front-End Engineering Chapter, and build tools that our entire enterprise uses to create their own interfaces (including working on Key’s new Design System)

Our team works well together, and while we’re looking for strong JavaScript Developers, we are really looking for friendly, hard-working, fun-loving people who enjoy interacting with others.

If this is you, we’d love to have you on our team!

What we’re passionate about:

  • Writing awesome, bulletproof, documented, testable code
  • Hand-crafting complex interactions and animations
  • Working in sprints, providing and receiving full support from our Squad members
  • Furthering the skills of ourselves and those on our teams
  • Evangelizing our technology to other teams in the bank and the industry


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Collaborate with UI and UX Designers on component designs for both the web and mobile
Develop and maintain sections of our Online and Mobile Bank experience, using modern JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML and SASS/CSS
Code and test Angular and AngularJS components
Find and address performance issues and defects
Provide peer code-reviews to others on the team, and mentor younger FE Engineers
Work with other Front-End engineers on bank-wide projects that further the practice of UX Development


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED:
2+ years of experience building complex Angular applications (including TypeScript)
3+ years of experience building complex single-page web apps in a corporate environment
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Experience building mobile apps using Cordova and Ionic (or other similar mobile development frameworks)
Experience working with a large development team, and the ability to figure things out on their own
Have built at least 3 HTML sites/applications using a framework like Bootstrap in the past, and can demonstrate the skills they needed to develop them
Extensive experience using CSS Preprocessors (preferably SASS)


PREFFERD QUALIFICATIONS
Examples of using JavaScript and CSS animations to develop complex interactions (including GreenSock, SVG animation, etc.)
Has experience writing automated test scripts, performing ADA evaluations (using aXeCore or similar) and managing build tools (Gulp, Webpack, etc.)
Experience working with Middleware team to create Rest APIs used by the front-end code


ABOUT KEY:
KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

ABOUT THE BUSINESS:
Key Technology and Operations (KTO) is Key Bank’s shared services organization for technology, operational, and servicing functions supporting business partners and clients across all lines of business. Within the overall organization, KTO provides efficient, reliable and secure technology; creates an effective variable cost technology delivery model that maximizes the return on IT spend; orchestrates the efficient use of corporate information and technology assets; and supports innovation that creates competitive distinction. KTO is effective and efficient in payment and deposit servicing, loan servicing, exception and dispute processing, investment and support services, sourcing and procurement, as well as enterprise-wide fraud prevention, investigations and operational support to human resources and the Bank’s BSA/AML program.

FLSA STATUS:Exempt

KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

JobID: 30709BR

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