XT React Developer

  • Publicis Sapient, Gurgaon/Noida/Bengaluru, India
  • Full-time

Company Description

Publicis Sapient is a digital transformation partner helping established organizations get to their future, digitally-enabled state, both in the way they work and the way they serve their customers. We help unlock value through a start-up mindset and modern methods, fusing strategy, consulting and customer experience with agile engineering and problem-solving creativity. United by our core values and our purpose of helping people thrive in the brave pursuit of next, our 20,000+ people in 53 offices around the world combine experience across technology, data sciences, consulting and customer obsession to accelerate our clients’ businesses through designing the products and services their customers truly value."

Job Description

As a Senior Experience Technologist, you’ll be working as part of an agile team with other passionate, driven, and talented people, creating innovative solutions for our clients. Your primary responsibilities will include developing interactive web-based, mobile, and/or desktop applications using Sapient as well as industry best practices to deliver high value and quality to Publicis Sapient clients.

  • Technical end-to-end design for stories by collaborating with business analyst/product owner, technical architect and clients
  • Implement stories end-to-end, which includes Frontend, Backends for Frontend (BFF), Caching and also service orchestration in some cases) using best engineering practices like test-driven development, SOLID principles and consideration of non-functional requirements like performance, scalability, security or cloud readiness (as applicable) at the story level
  • Automates testing at unit, module and integration level as needed using tools relevant for the platform (e.g. Jasmine, Jest, Karma, Webdriver.io etc.)
  • Focus on quality by implementing best practices like logging, calling out technical debt, meeting KPIs using code quality tools like SonarQube, ESLint (customize and sync with Sonar), Stylelint/Sasslint and so on.
  • Hands-on with automating redundant work, like common component structure, both in terms of scaffolding as well as using the right design patterns / creating abstractions.
  • Mentor junior engineers in helping review code, guiding on technical decision making.

Manager XT leads and mentors team within and across projects, architects front end applications as well as provides guidance on Experience technologies and delivery best practices. The person also manages clients and represents Sapient’s expertise and thought leadership in Experience technologies and applications. Would also drive and enhance Sapient development methodologies (SA3).

  • Understand Clients’ business problems and engage in Client servicing to manage peer-level Client relationships
  • Develop an accurate and realistic design plan along with risk mitigation solutions for the project
  • Liaison with Information Architects and Designers to finalize the usability and feasibility of interface designs
  • Effectively communicate responsibilities to the track leads and mentor a collaborative team to deliver Client expectations
  • Stay abreast with the latest technologies and regularly guide integration and implementation of Front-End Interfaces on multiple platforms
  • Experience leading development teams and architecting elegant solutions
  • Strong, innovative and initiative-seeking approach to problem solving and finding solutions 
  • Flexible and proactive/self-motivated working style with strong personal ownership of problem resolution 
  • Strong communication skills with sound articulation and comprehension 
  • Ardent desire to explore and learn emerging interactive technologies
  • Distinct point of view and ability to demonstrate leadership skills

Qualifications

Senior Associate

  • 4-9 years’ experience
  • Hands-on knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
  • Hands-on experience working with Object Oriented JavaScript (OOJS), JavaScript - and practical uses in building complex interactive experiences, primarily with ECMAScript 2015+. You should be up-to-date with new specifications (different stages), and also, using transpilers like Babel to use features from all stages
  • Good understanding of creational and structural design patterns in JavaScript
  • Experience working with Single Page Applications (SPA) with universal rendering capabilities.
  • Good understanding of React.js, its core principles - lifecycle methods, virtual DOM etc. and at least 6 – 12 months hands-on experience with the same
  • Understanding of one-way data flow and the Flux architecture.
  • Understanding of stateful (container) vs stateless (presentational) components and how to break down the application page into components
  • Core understanding of how React’s state management works out of the box.
  • Understanding of different CSS architectures that go hand-in-hand with React.js application development. Pros and cons of component-level CSS vs global and where to apply each
  • Thorough understanding of Webpack bundler (version 2+).
  • Good understanding of the Web Components standard.
  • Hands-on experience with building Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) on any framework.
  • Hands-on experience with Frontend Performance Optimization – especially in a React application with respect to resource loading strategy, CPU/Memory profiling on the browser.
  • Hands-on experience with test-driven development using Jest or equivalent. Familiar with snapshot testing, code coverage. Experience working with utilities like Enzyme
  • Experience using fluid grids, and building responsive/adaptive websites using Bootstrap etc.
  • Understanding of SEO and accessibility and making it part of the development workflow
  • Moderate to Strong graphics manipulation/optimization skills using Photoshop is a plus.

Manager :

  • 10+ year exp with Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent education covering Math, Algorithms, Data Structures, Networking, Databases, Operating Systems, Graphics.
  • Excellent knowledge of hand-coded HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
  • Hands-on experience working with Object Oriented JavaScript (OOJS), JavaScript libraries and their practical uses in building complex interactive experiences
  • Experience building React Applications.
  • Experience with a State-management framework like Redux (with middlewares) or MobX.
  • Hands-on experience working with client-side templating languages like Handlebars, Mustache, etc.
  • Hands-on experience working with Node.js along with setting up frontend build systems and automating the same using Grunt / Gulp.
  • Familiarity with MV* frameworks (AngularJS, Backbone.js, or similar) and knowledge of common JavaScript design patterns
  • Hands-on experience working with TDD in JS with the help of frameworks like Jasmine, Mocha, Karma etc.
  • Experience using fluid grids, and building responsive/adaptive websites using Bootstrap etc.
  • Understanding of SEO and accessibility issues and how they relate to development
  • Moderate to Strong graphics manipulation/optimization skills using Photoshop
  • Experience working with large branded websites, content management systems, E-commerce platforms, and backend frameworks (Java, .NET) is a plus

Additional Information

  • Gender-Neutral Policy
  • 18 paid holidays throughout the year for NCR/BLR (22 For Mumbai)
  • Generous parental leave and new parent transition program
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Programs to help you in wellness and well being  
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