FrontEnd Developer -- Javascript/React/Node

Carfax - Centreville, VA (30+ days ago)3.8


Front End Developer

Join our Consumer Experience team, which has full responsibility for the CARFAX online presence, as a Front End developer! At CARFAX, we create websites for our consumers and dealers that incorporate tools and products to assist them in buying and selling cars. The Consumer Experience team is an elite group of tech savvy individuals who work together every day to deliver quality products that bring value to our customers. This fast paced environment keeps our tech stack evolving, allowing us to seamlessly support the hundreds of products that make CARFAX the leader in trusted vehicle history information.

The Tech Culture at CARFAX

Having a creative and innovative environment where our developers can collaborate, learn and grow is a CARFAX passion. We have an entire floor dedicated to our techies, designed specifically to enable teams to dream big and produce the best. Along with creating and maintaining awesome software you’ll also be able to participate in our quarterly Hack-a-thon’s or take a break by kicking back and playing the latest game on x-box when you need to re-boot the mind. Oh, and do you happen to have a dog? CARFAX is dog-friendly and no day goes by where you don’t have the chance to visit with one of the visiting pups. We even provide the dog beds, bowls and of course, toys!

A typical day will have you:
Working in a dynamic, agile, team environment developing awesome new applications
Collaborating with other developers, front-end designers and internal customers on a daily basis
Promoting great software design and quality
Innovating new ideas to evolve our applications and processes
Improving existing architecture and code and making it better

You’ll need to:
Have 2+ years of front end experience in an agile environment.
Be vocal! We believe in the wisdom of crowds and your input is needed and valued!
Be flexible! We love to change it up by using different technologies and need you to be open to new and different!
Love to learn! To get the greatest solutions we need to continually explore what’s new and be willing to dive in and learn.

Stuff you’ve got to have experience with:
Modern Front End JavaScript libraries (such as ReactJS or AngularJS)
NodeJS / Javascript / ES6
HTML5, CSS3
Familiarity with Java, JSP and Thymeleaf is a plus
Web services / REST API
Knowledge of SEO & web page performance techniques
Paired programming, TDD, XP

About Carfax

Carfax, a unit of IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), helps millions of people every day confidently shop, buy, own and sell used cars with innovative solutions powered by Carfax vehicle history information. The expert in vehicle history since 1984, Carfax provides exclusive services like Carfax Used Car Listings, myCarfax, Carfax History-Based Value and the flagship Carfax® Vehicle History Report™ to consumers and the automotive industry. Carfax owns the world's largest vehicle history database and is a nationally recognized top workplace by The Washington Post and Glassdoor.com. Shop, Buy, Own, Sell – Show me the Carfax™. Based in London, IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.

CARFAX is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of CARFAX to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, disability or handicap, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, CARFAX will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. We are a participant in E-Verify.