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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/17/2016

Hitachi Consulting Portland, OR

Portland, OR
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



As Hitachi, Ltd.'s (NYSE: HIT) global consulting company, Hitachi Consulting is a recognized leader in delivering proven business and IT solutions to Global 2000 companies. We leverage decades of business process, vertical industry, and leading-edge technology experience to understand each company's unique needs. From business strategy development through application deployment, we are committed to helping clients quickly realize measurable business value and achieve sustainable ROI.

Hitachi Consulting's client base includes nearly 35 percent of the Fortune 100 and many leading mid-market companies. We offer a client-focused, collaborative approach and transfer knowledge throughout each engagement.

We are looking for a senior and experienced Web UI developer. This role will be a key contributor to our Product Development practice and will support the development of a variety of software solutions. This resource will, at least during the first assignment, participate in developing software applications within the Educational services domain including but not limited to Assessment, for one of our clients. The role itself is not tied to this specific domain but having prior Educational services experience is highly desirable.

This title is a lead level, leadership position with expectations for both technical leadership, and a force to grow and sustain high quality, technology company culture. Create high-quality software applications and products for clients and/ or internal users, and are expected to be experts in the software languages and tools used or required by clients, specifically Web UI (HTML, JavaScript, CSS) platforms and frameworks especially AngularJS, and NodeJS. This includes meeting all requirements/ specifications, testing/ QA requirements, understanding and following software development life cycle methodologies, particularly Agile Scrum, and other client software/ product requirements. This position must be adaptable to changing technology environments, and work collaboratively with all participants in a software development project, particularly in co-development (client and our teams), cross cultural, fast-paced teams, in a one-team spirit. May be called upon to fulfill functions related to software development that are not specifically software programming, such as requirements gathering, producing documentation, quality assurance testing, mentoring other developers, and leading projects. This position provides technical guidance and serves as mentor to the more junior level Software Engineer roles. Follows established coding standards and helps establish them if not already established, builds appropriate unit and component tests for web applications using established set of tools and technologies. This person will have significant face to face and email/ chat interaction with key client personnel like Product owner, Business Analysts, QA Engineers, and is expected to have excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills


* Bachelors Degree (Engineering degree in Computer Science preferred)

* At least 7 years of work experience with developing frontend Web UI (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript) applications

* At least 2 years of expertise in developing frontend web UI applications with AngularJS and JQuery

* At least 2 years of experience with GIT based Source Control repositories and GIT branching strategies

* At least 2 years of experience with IntelliJ IDEA IDE or Eclipse IDE

* At least 2 years of experience with Linux (RedHat/ CentOS/ Ubuntu) or Macintosh development machines and Linux VMs on Windows machines. Understanding of Linux fundamentals and shell commands


* Experience with working in short sprints in an Agile SCRUM software development life cycle model, good understanding of SCRUM processes, team structure and roles, core principles, tools (Stash, JIRA, TargetProcess, Wiki/ Confluence), and artifacts (Features, Epics, Stories, Tasks)

* Experience with Internationalization, Browser and platform dependencies of JavaScript and HTML. Good understanding of ECMAScript 6

* Familiar with JavaScript unit test frameworks like Karma/ Jasmine and mocking frameworks Sinon and assertion library Chai

* Familiar with Bootstrap framework (responsive web development) and Angular Bootstrap library

* Good understanding of packaging single page web apps served up on NodeJS with NPM, Bower, Less, and Grunt. Familiarity with NodeJS server frameworks like Express and Restify

* Good understanding of Relational databases like PostgreSQL, Oracle and MySQL and NO-SQL databases like MongoDB

* Experience with DevOps and CI/CD tools like Jenkins, Atlassian Stash, Logstash, Kibana, New Relic instrumentation for analytics and monitoring

* Experience in developing Mobile Web UI, Mobile apps (Hybrid, Native), Responsive web UI

* Familiarity with REST client tools like cURL, DHC or other browser plugins that support REST client

* Ability to work with diverse development teams and/ or with cross cultural hybrid teams (client, other vendors, Hitachi teams) either all onsite or spread across geographies


Typical travel requires staff to be at the client location all weekdays, Monday through Friday. On specific instances, occasional and circumstantial work from home (remote) may be an option depending on client and project preferences.


Portland, OR (onsite)