Manager, Front-End Web Development - Chicago, IL


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Manager, Front-End Web Development - Chicago, IL


Chicago, IL 



Salary Type:

per year


IT-Software Development: Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, IT Project Management, Software-System Architecture, Software-Web Development

Job Description:

Manager, Front-End Web Development


The Manager, Front-End Web Development (“Manager”) works with information technology and service delivery teams to assist in the development, maintenance and support of service delivery applications using client-side development methodologies.  The Manager also contributes to the overall goals of the firm by helping design, build and support externally and internally facing technologies, as well as build a culture consistent with the values of the company.  The Manager reports to the Director, Technology Solutions.
The Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of the firms’ day to day information technology that supports the delivery of services to clients and the firm operations.  The Manager is also responsible for contributing to the firm’s global management agenda, furthering the objectives and values of the firm, and consistently demonstrating collaboration and leadership within the firm, industry, and communities in which the firm operates.
The Manager must have and consistently demonstrate morality, ethics, and values consistent with those of the company and its co-founders.  The Manager must be capable of exercising good judgment in complex situations; a superior communicator in writing and verbal presentation; effective at gathering business requirements from users; strong analytical skills with the ability to evaluate and develop decision recommendations on development requests or enhancements; passionate about building the company in a collegial, team-oriented, and collaborative environment.


The Manager is responsible for supporting the firm’s information technology goals, consistent with the strategy and financial objectives established annually by co-founders.
-Participate in the development, maintenance and support of technology used to manage engagements with clients, firm service delivery team members and other third parties, e.g., technology companies.
-Participate in the advancement of firm security and quality management initiatives, business processes and programs.
-Participate in the development and execution of technology work plans, timelines and budgets.
-Participate in the management of third-party relationships with technology companies to enhance the delivery of services and overall firm operations.

Qualifications and Experience:

The Manager must have a minimum of 6 years of front-end development experience in a Microsoft environment, including strong experience with SharePoint Development, Microsoft SharePoint 2013/2016 Developer and/or Administration Certifications are a plus.  The Manager should have a BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field.  An MSc/MA in Computer Science is a plus.
Technical skills should include:
-Creating dynamic web interfaces using modern JavaScript frameworks/libraries such as jQuery/breeze/AngularJS/Bootstrap/Knockout or others.
-A strong technical background and experience in several programming languages such as, C#, HTML5, CSS and JavaScript.
-Experience in web application development with associated skills using SOAP, REST and HTTP web services in a high-stakes environment.
-Knowledge of the Agile development methodology and experience working on an Agile team.
-Backend expertise preferably with .Net.
-Development experience with complex custom SharePoint solutions using CSOM, JSOM, REST, IIS and SharePoint Master Pages.
-Configuration and maintenance of SharePoint site components including site collections, site, document libraries, lists, pages and web parts.
-Mobile compatibility experience is a plus.
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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States


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