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Job Description

Sr. UI Developer/Lead

Location: Pittsburgh, PA or Strongsville, OH

(Contract to Hire)

Manager Comments:

  • Story Behind the need: New needs. Retail digital solutions group, responsible for all the architecture, digital modernization. Candidate will help to support existing change, push innovation and modernization. Look at existing code, help team to re-mediate and push forward project, the transition to new security formats.
  • Report directly to hiring manager
  • The performance will be managed: through biweekly touch points, 2 weekly meetings Scrum style to talk about projects, team feedback.
  • Looking for breadth of experience during development positions
  • Great communication skills required both written and verbal, will be the differentiation between candidates
  • 50% development
  • 50% administrative leadership
  • Schedule: 40 hours a week, 8 am-5 pm core hours, Monday-Friday, potential weekend deployments

Interview process:

  • 1st round phone screen,
  • 2nd In-person/Skype

Day to Day: Requirements

  • Deep understanding of UI Design patterns and UI Architecture Paradigms.
  • Knowledge of cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Knowledge of Security vulnerability and to mitigate that
  • Contribute to the design and development of new features using modern web technologies such as jQuery, AngularJS, React JS, HTML5, CSS3, LESS, Bootstrap
  • Participate in peer code reviews to ensure consistency
  • Understanding and experience in NodeJS
  • Strong Understanding of build tools like Webpack, Browserify, Gulp or similar.
  • Advanced understanding of AJAX frameworks, REST and JSON
  • Understanding and experience in accessibility
  • Understanding and experience in web security, cross-site Scripting (XSS)
  • CMS Experience a plus (ie AEM, Sitecore etc.)
  • Unit testing framework experience with jasmine, karma or similar


  • Core team of 7 members, both contract and full time, mix of developers, technical leads, Sr. Architects.

Top 3 skills:

  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • CSS

Soft skills:

  • Ability speak up in groups and voice opinions

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for the provisioning of any IT development, analysis, Information management (DBA), or QA requiring specialized knowledge of a niche technology.


  • High School Degree and Bachelors degree in computer science/software engineering/relevant field or equivalent work experience required.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and manage one's time. Knowledge of the full software development life cycle: from business/systems analysis, through requirements gathering and functional specification authoring, to development, testing, and delivery. Ability to troubleshoot issues and make system changes as needed to resolve an issue. Knowledge of XML, Java, JSP and other relevant software. Knowledge of computer development software as it relates to systems, such as SQL, VisualBasic, etc.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Modify existing databases and database management systems. Write and code logical and physical database descriptions and specify identifiers of database to management system or direct others in coding descriptions. Work as part of a project team to coordinate database development and determine project scope and limitations. Review project requests describing database user needs to estimate time and cost required to accomplish a project. Perform other duties as assigned.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Software Specialists

SCS, Inc. has for thirty years successfully provided a wide range of businesses with effective software solutions. SCS principals authored software which evolved into nationally recognized financial packages. SCS focuses on mid-range markets, but its expertise and support expands to multinational corporations, Fortune 500 companies and large government entities. SCS's President was elected President of the prestigious Software Council of Southern California in 1998, acknowledging decades of solid SCS accomplishment. SCS is the largest Navision Solution Center in the West US and is among the leading Solution Centers for Navision Software worldwide. We have implemented and customized Navision Software in over 350 companies in over 20 different industries.

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