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Senior UI Developer (Javascript)

Information Technology
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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We are a well-established Vancouver based software company embarking on an ambitious from the ground up UI redesign. Our plan is to replace the legacy UI across our application suite with a modern, responsive, mobile-first, HTML5/CSS3, RESTfull UI. In order to accomplish this we are aggressively staffing up a UX/UI group to architect and execute on the plan. You are an experienced JavaScript coder, with professional experience building modern web applications looking to join a growing, well-resourced team in the early stages of an exciting project. Your primary experience should be JS/(X)HTML DOM based; design and/or back-end experience is a bonus.


Accountabilities Will Include:

  • Develop a JavaScript library for our next generation User Interface using Ember.js.
  • Invoke RESTful APIs for client-based responsive web applications.
  • Develop UIs using Ember.js - views, controllers and handlebars.
  • Work with the UX Designer team to implement modern, rich and standards-based web applications.
  • Working with UX Designers, Development & QA Leads and teams, and Technical Project Managers.


What You’ll Need: 

  • BS in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Strong leader with can-do attitude.
  • Unwavering drive and commitment to design world class user experiences
  • UI Development experience, especially with JavaScript libraries, MVC (Angular.js or Ember.js) and HTML5 / CSS3.
  • Strong communication skills required, including presentation skills in front of development groups.
  • Familiarity with Agile and other software development methodologies.
  • 5+ years as a UI Developer with solid JavaScript and HTML / CSS experience
  • Ability to actively build collaborative and respectful relationships and work through conflict constructively.
  • Contribute and support team goals.
  • Demonstrate dedication and passion for the work, the team, and Absolute Software.
  • Execute plans, meet commitments, and be accountable.
  • Be persistent and take risks; make mistakes and take steps to prevent repeated mistakes.
  • Drive and support continuous and innovative improvement of products, services, and processes


Why Work For Us:

We are one of the biggest software companies headquartered in downtown Vancouver. We are an award-winning employer of choice recognized as one of the Top Small and Medium Sized Employers in Canada and one of the British Columbia’s Top Employers. Our office is located in the financial district where we have great views and are close to public transit, shops and restaurants. We encourage career growth from within and promote people internally. Absolute is an exciting and fun place to work with great social events & holiday parties and company sponsored sports teams such as soccer, hockey, cycling and softball. Our kitchen is fully stocked with free pop & gourmet coffee, fresh fruit delivered every Monday and free pizza every month. Employees can also take a timeout in our newly decorated and awesome chill room. To learn more about what it’s like to work at Absolute, please visit the careers section of our website at


Absolute is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: October 21, 2016
Closes:December 20, 2016
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Absolute provides persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions for computers, tablets, and smartphones.

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