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Who we are

Altus Group is a leading provider of software, data solutions, and independent advisory services to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics and Altus Expert Services, empower clients to analyse, gain market insight and recognise value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,300 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

The opportunity

To stay at the top of our game, we are consistently exploring new technologies to improve our products - and our customers’ experience of those products. To that end, we need a new creative and dedicated Front End Developer who wants work on single page applications using modern front end technologies.

We need a Front End Developer who is seeking a meaningful and challenging change. Someone who wants to jump into a virtual playground, get to know our products and rebuild them in a way they envision it. This is a move for someone who wants to have the freedom to make design choices and introduce modern, responsive user-friendly processes and models.

What’s in it for you?

You want to be part of a team that is involved in project direction and has a chance to bring their ideas to fruition. A team that is respected and highly valued as having insights into what users need and want. You are seeking a chance to increase your expertise in Angular 2 and you are excited by the opportunity to rewrite existing code; rebuilding the front-end in new and modern ways.

This is a chance to work closely with the rest of the Development team and the Product team. To collaborate with Systems Architect, BAs, UI/UX, QA and the CTO to improve the customer space and push forward the customer-focused experience and engagement with our Voyanta product.

Where are you now?

You are working as a Front End Developer for a small-to-mid-sized organization using Javascript and JS frameworks. You might be in the early days of your career there and you want a chance to prove yourself. Or, you might be more experienced but stuck working in older technologies, siloed off from what the architects, backend and product teams are working on. You are enthusiastic about the user experience and excited to try new ideas and concepts. You want to join a team that will allow you the freedom to take risks, learn as you so and drive your own deliverables.

What will your career path look like?

The experience you gain here, working independently yet as part of a tightly knit scrum team will result in greater exposure to new technologies, processes and people across the greater organization.

As we grow, your role will be pivotal to the product suite we are working on. It is a chance to directly impact the design and the direction of our product front end and to grow with a rapidly developing team.

Here’s what our Front End Developer will do:

  • Build. You will work as part of a scrum team on full lifecycle front-end development for the Voyanta product.
  • Champion. You will introduce original ideas and best practices to Improve the front-end functionality and user experience.
  • Quality. You will conduct code review and testing
  • Create. You will be responsible for estimation and design of new front end features and upgrading existing ones.
  • Collaborate. You will be part of an Agile team and work closely with Development and Product team.

How do we know that’s you? You have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related numerate discipline.
  • Three years experience as a Front End Developer as part of an Agile scrum team.
  • Hands on expertise with JavaScript
  • Nice-to-have exposure to:
    • Angular
    • Wijmo
    • React.js
    • D3.js
    • Front End Testing
  • An innovative approach. You insist on keeping up with industry standards and trends. You are adept at thinking of all possible answers.
  • A strong sense of ownership. You thrive in an autonomous yet collaborative environment. You are committed to doing your best work.
  • Enthusiasm. You have a GitHub account or other personal projects on the go.
  • Initiative. You are highly capable of meeting deadlines. You are customer-focused and self-motivated.
  • Outstanding communication skills. You are able to clearly present ideas and concepts within and across a multi-functional team.

Need any more reasons to want to work with us?

As we continue to grow, the possibilities for the people that join Altus Analytics are significant. From professional growth to innovation to collaboration we are committed to continuing to foster the right environment to help our people realise their full potential. We give our people the freedom and responsibility to take charge of their career path, bring new ideas to the forefront and work on critical projects that will shape the success of our clients.

We thank you in advance for taking the time to learn more about what makes Altus a great place to spend time doing some of your best work. Apply now, refer a friend or stay on top of what’s new by following us on LinkedIn.

Altus Analytics and Altus Group welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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