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Front-End Web Developer - Business Applications

Open until suitable candidate is identified

Please quote vacancy number: TEC1896-1901


We are looking for a qualified Front-End Web Developer to join our IT team. You will be responsible for building the “client-side” of our web applications. You should be able to translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications accessible via computers, smart phones and tablets. Most of our web applications are currently based in Office 365 environment (SharePoint, Azure).

Job responsibilities:

  • Development and testing of applications mostly in Office 365 environment
  • Development of new user-facing features
  • Optimizing applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Communication with technical and non-technical staff to gather user requirements as well as develop, implement and convey resolutions
  • Initiate, track and assist in the resolution of the end-user support issues - 2nd and 3rd level
  • Implement established IT security policies, procedures, and technologies to ensure security
  • Maintain an awareness of new technologies and how they may benefit RFE/RL
  • Contribute to business continuity planning

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Proven experience and knowledge working with HTML5 and CSS3; JavaScript and jQuery; RESTful services and APIs (mandatory)
  • Cross-Browser Development (mandatory)
  • English language (Working Knowledge Oral & Written) (mandatory)
  • Strong presentation and communication skills (mandatory)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills (mandatory)
  • Knowledge of PowerShell or other programming and scripting languages (PHP, SQL) (desirable)
  • Experience with SharePoint and Office 365 (Azure Active Directory, MS Flow, PowerBI) (desirable)
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools for creating interactive reports (desirable)
  • Knowledge of the ITIL Framework (desirable)

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Appointment against this post is on a local basis only. Please note that for the locally advertised positions preference will be given to those with a work permit and/or a valid residence status in the Czech Republic. Locally recruited employees should reside within commuting distance of Prague, Czech Republic, or be willing to move to take up work. They are not eligible for allowances applicable to candidates who are internationally recruited. Rather, they receive statutory benefits as per Czech labor law. Salary scales for locally recruited employees are based on the best prevailing local conditions. RFE/RL does, however, cover the costs of interview travel and, upon appointment, some relocation costs.
Note: In response to changing operational requirements, RFE/RL retains the discretion not to make an appointment, or to modify the job specifications for a particular vacancy.


Who we are ...

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international news organization based in Washington, D.C. and Prague, Czech Republic. RFE/RL's programs -- via radio, the Internet, and television -- reach influential people in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asian nations. RFE/RL's mission is to provide accurate and reliable news and information to domestic audiences in the local language. RFE/RL broadcasts in 26 languages and attracts more than 26 million weekly listeners and online visitors. With more than 400 journalists, 750 freelancers, and 17 local bureaus, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world. It is funded by the U.S. Congress through the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).

RFE/RL Standards

RFE/RL is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Positions at RFE/RL are considered Public Trust Positions, with appointment contingent upon the positive outcome of a background investigation.

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