Red Hat Front End Developer - JavaScript and HTML5 in Brno, Czech Republic

Company Description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Training Online Platforms team is looking for a Front End Developer to join us in Brno, Czech Republic. In this role, you will help create the next generation of cloud-delivered Red Hat training platforms. You'll need to have solid front-end and UI experience using JavaScript and related tools. As a Front End Developer, you will also need a good understanding of how to design and code applications to maximize the user experience.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Participate the design of Red Hat’s global, cloud-based training delivery architecture, including HTML5-based content, eBooks, HD videos, and practical labs

  • Facilitate the ongoing integration and automation of numerous systems to enhance the student experience

  • Design and enhance the front-end UI through which students access training

  • Capture business-driven feature requests and convert them into actionable user stories to achieve organizational goals

  • Collaborate with the Red Hat Learning Management System (LMS) Technical team to deliver an integrated and customer focused learning experience

  • Scale and optimize the platform by implementing solutions to add resiliency, discourage intellectual property abuse, improve reporting, and optimize performance

  • Collaborate with content authors to optimize the development process to apply CI and CD principles to course publishing

Required skills

  • 3-5 years of experience programming in JavaScript

  • 2+ years of experience programming in HTML5

  • 1+ years of experience programming in Python

  • Demonstrated ability to create robust, elegant web applications from visual concepts, wireframes, and interactive product design session

  • Solid understanding of JavaScript, including latest ECMAScript specification

  • Experienced in object-oriented programming (OOP) practices

  • Experience with collaborative open source development using tools like Git, SASS, and webpack

  • Familiarity programming in a Linux environment

The following are considered a plus:

  • Experience developing single-page apps (SPAs)

  • Experience with responsive web design and development

  • Experience with design tools like Sketch and UX rapid prototyping tools

  • Experience developing in React and with RESTful API’s

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a technology-related field

  • Experience working with learning management systems, SCORM, and Tin Can

  • Data management experience like visualizing reporting data

  • Experience with Agile development and open source projects

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Job ID 65810

Category Application Development, Design, User Experience