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Sr. UI Software Engineer (Perl/ LAMP)

Posted: August 5, 2018
Company name: PRA Health Sciences
Location: San Ramon, CA, USA
Country: United States
Pay rate: DOE
Poster represents: an employer
Terms of employment: Salaried employee
Hours: Full time
Onsite: no
Description: Overview:
We are looking for an experienced and talented UI designer to design and shape unique, user-centric products and experiences. The ideal candidate will have experience working in agile teams. You will be able to make deliberate design decisions and to translate any given user-experience journey into a smooth and intuitive interaction. Works individually and within teams to analyze needs, determine requirements, develop applications & UIs, and maintain or extend applications to support the information technology of business and operational users. Though user interface work will be a primary focus, the position will also require the ability to take on regular software engineering tasks.

Responsibilities:
Analyzes end-user needs and designs, tests, and develops interfaces & software to satisfy demand.
Create, improve and use wireframes, prototypes, style guides, user flows, and effectively communicate your interaction ideas using any of these methods
Analyzes and translates business requirements in functional and non-functional system requirements Develops, implements, and maintains systems that conform to company’s information technology principles, software development methodology, architecture and best practices
Partner with infrastructure and architectural heads to ensure the application meets service level standards and roadmap requirements.
Act as a liaison between software engineers and architecture.
Design and develop software components to enable manageability, serviceability, deployment and purpose-built solution offerings
Be proactive in software design/architecture, working closely with architects and software engineers to come up with the right solution to the problem
Be an active participant and lead code reviews
Keep up to date with the latest developments in the software field
Act as a technical lead for one or more projects, providing oversight and guidance on technical issues and design issues and mentor junior team members.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or international equivalent OR equivalent work experience
Expert knowledge of software development lifecycle methodologies (e.g. Waterfall, Iterative, Agile)
Advanced understanding of importance of coding standards and programming style
Expert knowledge of relational databases
Expert knowledge of business and system process flow techniques
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Excellent presentation skills and ability to communicate at multiple levels of the organization including senior executive level
Expert Object-Oriented programming skills and knowledge of one or more OOP languages (Java and Perl are a plus)
Expert ability to write software code (full stack development)
Expert ability to designing graphical user interfaces using graphical design tools
Experience in a modern JavaScript framework such as Angular, React, or Vue
Experience setting up a frontend project from the ground up
Experience with the bootstrap CSS framework
A strong portfolio demonstrating UI design skills
Hands-on experience creating wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, etc.
Expert ability to translate business requirements into system functional and nonfunctional requirements
Expert ability to design software solutions.
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with Perl
Experience with the d3.js library in creating reusable custom graphs in a business intelligence or dashboard setting
8 years of relevant experience

PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Desired skills: Perl 5;
Mod Perl;
Adobe tools such as PhotoShop and Illustrator
understanding of OOP
UI, GUI, Interfaces, designing graphic artifacts and prototypes for web applications;
JavaScript;
ability to write code -full stack development;
D3.js
Website for more information: www.prahs.com
Contact information: uscareers-prahs.icims.com/jobs/47757/...

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