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Front End Developer - Sydney

Date:  28-Jul-2022

Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Consulting

About the role

You love and understand front-end development. You deliver solid solutions to complex problems and can lead a team to provide consistent, high-quality code. Your attention to your stakeholder’s business needs influences functional design, prototyping, process design (including scenario design), testing, as well as training and supporting implementation teams. You are the conduit between business, technology and creative and are able to work with a medium to large team to deliver successful product projects. 


What will your typical day look like?

As a front end engineer, you’ll be

  • Developing high quality solutions, both big and small. 
  • Quickly moving from fuzzy problems to working solution prototypes.
  • Working with designers and product teams to bring UX prototypes to life.
  • Working with backend engineers to integrate the front end with APS, CMS layouts, etc – the integration will vary based on the project.


For senior engineers your role will also include

  • Architecting JavaScript solutions for scalable Node/React implementations with transactional API’s and overseeing the entire SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle).
  • Mentoring junior staff members to enable them to reach high standards of quality.
  • Being across the current and future state of digital technologies.
  • Working with project management to plan, estimate and divide work amongst the team.


Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

  • A passion for JavaScript development
  • An understanding of critical CSS techniques (CSS in JS, styled components, CSS modules etc)
  • Experience in building reusable frontend components and experience with design systems is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of JavaScript (ES7+)
  • Working experience with compilers e.g. Webpack, Grunt or Gulp.
  • Experience with Node.JS servers (Express JS or similar)
  • Experience with unit testing frameworks (jest or similar, storybook).
  • Cross-browser compatibility experience for all major browsers 
  • Cross device compatibility experience for all major operating systems and device types (iOS, Android, Windows)
  • Understanding of internet security issues and mitigation strategies
  • Solid understanding in building accessible components and websites
  • Familiarity with JIRA, GIT, agile concepts, test driven development.
  • Fantastic attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently, or with a team.
  • Team player with excellent collaboration skills.

Additional desired skills 

  • Experience with TypeScript
  • Experience with Web Components
  • Experience in working with CMS’s like Adobe, Sitecore or Drupal.
  • Experience with cloud technologies like AWS and/or Azure
  • Willingness to learn new things and teach others what you know
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation and group facilitation skills


Why Deloitte?

At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. Deloitte Australia opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across Asia Pacific to gain experience and access projects beyond Australia’s borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in a variety of ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.


We’re committed to continually building a safe and respectful workplace, where all our people feel appreciated and accepted. Through the creation of endorsed employee-led diversity networks which promote cultural, disability, LGBTI+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and gender equality, we’re leading the way to shape an environment where everybody can thrive.


We are proud to have been recognised for our efforts in inspiring change and accelerating progress – check out our careers site for recent recognition in this space.


Next Steps
Sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now.

By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.


At Deloitte, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritise respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. 


The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.