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in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Javascript Engineer
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Our Team:

Technology drives our business. Our team is made up of talented software engineers, infrastructure engineers, leaders and UX professionals. We care about technology as a craft and a differentiator. We bring our global products to market with a mix of software, cloud, data centers, infrastructure, design and grit.

The Role:

We are seeking a Senior Front-end Software Engineer proficient in JavaScript and existing web standards to work with emerging technologies. This position will be part of an engineering team focused on updating Morningstars Web-based product suites. The position includes development of new systems and maintenance and improvement of existing applications. Candidates should have solid software engineering experience in building commercial-grade Web-based applications using modern technologies. You will work with other engineers to develop APIs and modernize the platform to build leading product experiences. A successful candidate will be able to play an active role in managing the prioritization of work in order to meet project goals. This position is based in our Chicago office.


  • Build well designed, well-engineered, stable, scalable web experiences
  • Participate in the daily scrums, sprint planning and retrospectives
  • Collaborate in a cross-functional team to deliver business value with quality and urgency
  • Enforce good Agile practices including CI/CD
  • Stay up to date on emerging technologies
  • Work as part of the Morningstar engineering community, leveraging existing technology where appropriate.


  • A bachelors degree in computer science, mathematics, or another related field.
  • 5-7 years development experience with HTML5, JavaScript and CSS3.
  • 3-5 years experience developing with modern front-end tools and frameworks such as, Vue.js, AngularJS, Backbone.js
  • 3-5 years experience with server-side technologies such as Node.js, Java, or C#.
  • 1-2 years experience with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) is desirable.
  • Familiarity with design patterns like MVC and MVVM required.
  • Experience working with SASS and build process management tools like npm, Grunt or Gulp.
  • Demonstrated understanding on Responsive Web Design principles
  • Knowledge of Accessibility compliance (WCAG 2.0 Level AA), is a plus
  • Experience diagnosing and solving cross-browser/cross-platform issues.
  • Highly motivated individual with the potential and desire to learn new technologies and take on an increasing level of responsibility within the technology team.
  • Ability to work independently, communicates effectively, and produces superior results.
  • Experience with Google Tag Manager, Google Optimize 360, Eloqua, is a plus
  • Ability to self-manage during projects and proactively raise issues/concerns to the team
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services concepts and technologies
001_MstarInc Morningstar Inc. Legal EntityPosted 3 Days AgoFull timeREQ-011715

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