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UI Developer 45821 (RP5) (RS2) in Meridian charter Township, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/20/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 45821

UI Developer


  • For enhance teams - Front-End JavaScript Software Developer with Expertise in jQuery, HTML, CSS and Responsive Website Design who has Work Background in Insurance, IT Services and Telecommunications Industries

Profile & Description 
Required Skills:

  • Have worked the last 2 (two) years as a Web UI Developer. Minimum of 7 (seven) years of total professional experience.   
  • Expert level knowledge of JavaScript. 
  • Extensive use of recent JavaScript Web UI development environments/frameworks. Preferably using Angular.js (version 2+) or React. Agular 2 is a MUST HAVE
  • Expert level understanding of JQuery, AJAX and HTML/HTML5.
  • Extensive experience consuming HTTP REST/JSON and API level system integration on Web UIs.
  • Detailed knowledge of browser DOM with direct manipulation.
  • Able to write & Modify CSS to meet visual guidelines using HTML5.
  • Has written at least 20K lines of code directly in JavaScript manipulating browser Chrome. 
  • Has written HTML that scales between form factors using Native HTML features without using Bootstrap.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Web design patterns and front-end technologies such as HTML5, JQuery and MVC framework (Struts/Spring).
  • Experience with TDD (Test Driven Development/Design) for UI and Server development. Understanding of test code coverage requirements. 
  • Experience with Junit, Selenium, Cucumber and Continuous Integration.


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related field or comparable work experience.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to solicit and formalize requirements and work with end users/customers. 
  • Ability to work in a semi-structured environment where requirements and priorities are dynamic. 
  • Experience working on an agile development team. SCRUM, Kanban, Lean, … 

Highly Desirable:

  • Experience working directly with Jetty, Tomcat or similar server writing at the HttpServlet.   Has directly written REST JSON services at this level using only the container and J2SE features.  
  • Extensive experience implementing, maintaining and using HTTP REST/JSON and API level system integration tests to facilitate release process. 
  • Solid Java and J2EE development skills with 7+ years J2EE experience.
  • Solid understanding of the collections frameworks.
  • Object-oriented and service-oriented design concepts, including knowledge of data transfer objects and associated design patterns. 
  • 4+ years’ experience in SQL and Oracle.  Understands and can explain when transitional semantics will limit scalability in large scale distributed systems.
  • RDBMS schema design experience.   Also includes experience designing business domain specific JSON to transport partially materialized views from the schema.
  • RDBMS schema refactoring experience with experience releasing breaking changes to prod with minimal downtime.  
  • Experience with Webscale technologies such as Kafka,  Memcache, Riak, AWS, Shared nothing architectures.
  • Experience building and deploying software onto AWS or Openstack using Chef, Docker or similar technologies.


  • Experience in Insurance Domain 
  • Experience in Claims Processing Domain
  • Experience in Inventory Control or Audit Domains
  • Experience in HIPAA and PCI security Domain
  • Good understanding and ability to explain ROI tradeoff between System API integration tests and Unit tests and how they would make such a decision in a budget constrained environment.

Nice to Have:

  • Master of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related field.
  • Knowledge of UML. 
  • Recent experience with Oracle Weblogic 10.3.x or greater.
  • Working knowledge of developing and deploying applications in Weblogic Portal environment.
  • JavaServer Faces (JSF) technology knowledge and experience.  
  • Understanding of Service Oriented Architecture and experience working with web services.
  • Written parser for files of complexity equal or greater than EDI 834 in at least 2 different languages.
  • When using libraries such as J2EE Soap need to understand and verbalize how this works through the entire stack and how it could be implemented from the ground up.
  • Experience writing complex general-purpose algorithms such as databases, machine learning engines, parsers, etc.
  • Conversant and able to use at least 4 programming languages.
  • Experience with Java Message Service (JMS) and Message Driven Bean (MDB) development is preferred.


  • Writes code both at work and for fun.   Has created or contributed to open source projects.
  • US Citizenship is preferred.
  • Experience in the insurance industry, specifically with the health care industry.

Minimum Physical Expectations:

  • Physical activity that often requires extensive time working on a computer.
  • Physical activity may require lifting under 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, push, and pull with or without assistive devices
  • Must have control of fine motor movements and the ability to grasp small objects
  • Physical activity that sometimes requires travel 
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus.  
  • Must hear and speak well enough to conduct business over the telephone or face to face (in English) for long periods of time.

Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!           

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

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