JavaScript Engineer Job at Ampcus Incorporated, Charleston, SC

  • Ampcus Incorporated
  • Charleston, SC

Job Description

Title: JavaScript Engineer

Location: Charleston, SC – 29405 - Remote

Duration: 12 months’ assignment with the possibility of extension

Role and Responsibilities

The Javascript Engineer will play a critical role in driving innovation and growth for the Banking Solutions business. As a Javascript Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in our web development team creating cutting-edge web applications. You will be responsible for implementing high-quality Android solutions that meet our business objectives and exceed user expectations. Your technical expertise and strategic vision will drive the success of our web projects and contribute to the overall growth of our company.


· Lead the development of robust and scalable web applications, ensuring adherence to best practices and industry standards.

· Implement high-quality codebase using react, angular, web components, and third-party libraries.

· Collaborate closely with product managers, designers, and backend engineers to translate business requirements into technical solutions and drive product innovation.

· Drive continuous improvement initiatives in development processes, code quality, performance optimization, and software architecture.

· Stay updated with the latest trends and advancements in Android development, evaluate new technologies/tools, and make informed recommendations for adoption.

· Participate in cross-functional meetings, sprint planning, and agile ceremonies to ensure alignment on project goals, timelines, and deliverables.

· Champion a culture of innovation, creativity, and excellence within the Web development team, fostering collaboration and a positive work environment.

· Act as a subject matter expert on Android development topics, provide technical guidance to stakeholders, and contribute to technical documentation and knowledge-sharing efforts.

Professional Qualifications

· Experience in technology transition from Angular to React is strongly preferred.

· Strong proficiency in web application development using React and Angular, with a deep understanding of design systems and web component architectures.

· Experience in developing complex, high-performance Android applications with a focus on user experience, performance, and scalability.

· Knowledge of modern software development practices such as Agile methodologies, continuous integration, and test-driven development (TDD).

· Familiarity with UI/UX principles, material design guidelines, and responsive design techniques.

· Demonstrated ability to innovate and leverage new technologies, tools, and techniques to solve complex technical challenges and improve development processes.

· Experience with performance optimization, memory management, and debugging tools to ensure smooth and efficient operation of Android applications.

· Proactive in identifying potential issues, proposing solutions, and driving continuous improvement in code quality, performance, and best practices.

· Experience developing engineering applications for a large corporation.

· Demonstrated project development and leadership skills.

· Current understanding of best practices regarding system security measures

· Preferred degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or similar relevant field preferred

· Deep understanding and commitment to software engineering principles and processes (e.g., Lean, Agile, DevOps) and continuous improvement through measurement.

Personal Characteristics

· Demonstrates judgment and flexibility; thinks about issues and develops solutions that thoughtfully take the broader context into account - positively deals with a shifting demand for time, priorities, and the rapid change of environments.

· Takes an ownership approach to engineering and product outcomes.

· Action-oriented self-starter who can set strategy and drive execution with a “roll up the sleeves” approach.

· Excellent interpersonal communication, negotiation and influencing skills to work effectively with all stakeholders (internal & external), making information-based decisions.

· Penchant for excellence, both personally and professionally, demonstrated by intellectual curiosity, record of accomplishment, and reputation; shows strong attention to detail and implementation of best practices with an inclination for continuous improvement.

· Ability to quickly establish strong credibility with employees, business partners and external resources.

· Embodies and delivers the firm's values and culture towards colleagues, clients, and communities:

o Win as one team

o Lead with integrity

o Be the change

Join us in shaping the future of web technology and delivering impactful experiences to our users. If you are a passionate and driven Javascript Engineer with a track record of excellence, we welcome you to apply and be part of our dynamic team.

General Information


Responsible for providing high-level consulting services to clients and preparing programming assignments. Designs, plans and supervises implementation of complex, large-scale system projects. Reviews, analyzes, and modifies programming systems including encoding, testing, debugging and installing for a complex, large-scale computer system. Assists in supervising the daily activities of the project team members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provides high-level consulting services to client personnel (e.g., advises client on complex issues involving new regulation, technology or system functionality; evaluates various technical and business solutions and makes recommendations to client; troubleshoots errors and inefficiencies related to the application(s) and related processes; advises client on technical direction and specific business issues).

• Maintains project estimates and project management timelines for multiple major projects.

• Verifies completeness and accuracy of specifications for multiple major projects to be estimated (e.g., report changes, control file changes, file fixes).

• Determines programming requirements for multiple major projects (e.g., product updates, conversions).

• Researches and designs system modules, program enhancements and modifications to existing programs or modules.

• Creates documents to communicate complex technical information to audiences of all levels.

• Conducts research and documents findings and recommendations by using analytical problem solving.

• Provides client support, training, testing and vendor relations.

• Develops technical designs that will meet system objectives and minimize the impact on operations.

• Maintains and develops on-line and batch application programs.

• Codes programs that interface with multiple applications.

• Trains new employees on all aspects of an application or system product.

• Develops complex procedural language routines.

• Provides applications development and support and utilizes troubleshooting and diagnostic tools.

• Monitors, measures, and optimizes individual and combined utilization of hardware, software, and telecommunications components.

• Responsible for software installation and maintenance. May act as project leader.

• Develops and implements a disaster recovery plan.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Complexity of Work: Moderately routine; general policies applied. Some decision-making.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university in a related area.

Experience: 7-10 years with 6-8 years full life cycle development experience and 5-7 years programming and system design experience in financial services or a related industry in directly-related progressively responsible positions; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Thorough knowledge of structured programming technology for structured language environment

• Thorough knowledge of applications/development methodologies

• Thorough knowledge of appropriate operating systems, programming languages, and development tools

• Considerable knowledge of performance tuning

• Skill in interpersonal skills/team building

• Skill in project management experience

• Skill in operating independently

• Skill in exhibiting solid analysis, decision-making, and problem solving

• Skill in understanding and focusing on the clients’ needs and goals, establishing credibility and building relationships with clients

• Ability to assess requirements, alternatives, and risks/benefits for low- to high-impact projects

• Ability to develop a mid-size project plan (i.e., a plan that affects a single system or family and multiple resources) using approved project management software

• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients, vendors and public

About the team

Client Digital One encompasses several integrated banking modules that will deliver an omni- channel banking experience for our customers and their employees, with a unified user experience and real-time access to customer, account and transactional data across all banking channels.

What you will be doing

We have several needs for API developers working in Java/Spring environments for our expanding modernization efforts. We are hoping to hire candidates from a variety of experience levels from entry level to senior in order to diversify our team and bring various ideas to the table.

• Provide application software development services and technical support across a suite of financial software products

• Develop program logic for new applications or analyze and modify logic in existing applications

• Code, test, debug, document, implement and maintain software applications

• Design and develop APIs using with Java & Spring.

• Maintain, test and integrate application components.

• Make recommendations towards the development of new code or reuse of existing code

• Ensure system improvements are successfully implemented

• Analyze requirements and translate business requirements into product designs

• Write technical specifications and other forms of documentation

• Suggest technical alternatives and improves/streamlines processes and systems

• Complete project assignments and special projects commensurate with job expectations

• Participate in component and data architecture design, performance monitoring, product evaluation and buy vs. build recommendations

• Provide leadership and/or guidance to other technical professionals

• Other related duties assigned as needed

• Work in Agile environment following Scrum Methodologies.

What you bring:

• A Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information systems or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience

• Previous work experience with Spring framework

• Knowledge of RESTful API services

• Experience in supporting and/or implementing complex integration projects.

• Knowledge of MongoDB, Apache Kafka, and Kubernetes

• Working experience in Agile framework

• In-depth knowledge of data structures and algorithms

• Experience in using version control systems like SVN or Bit Bucket

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels in the organization, e.g., executive, management, individual contributors

• Willingness to share relevant technical and/or industry knowledge and expertise to other resources

• Excellent problem-solving, team and time management skills

• Resourceful and proactive information gathering and sharing skills.

Added bonus if you have:

• Experience using Atlassian tools (Jira, Bit-Bucket)

• Experience working with cloud-based technologies

• Knowledge of the banking industry

• Working knowledge of multiple IDEs and debug utilities

• Working knowledge of test-driven development

Developer skills needed:

• Java

• Spring framework

• RESTful API services

• API security/endpoint protection

• Docker/Kubernetes

• Oracle, MongoDB

• Apache Kafka

• Agile experience

Job Tags

Permanent employment, Work experience placement, Remote job, Shift work,

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