Solarwinds Inc. Front End Developer- Cloud Properties in Austin, Texas

Opportunity Details:


Are you an experienced web developer with strong knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript? Our growing web development team is seeking a talented front-end developer with a passion for solving complex software challenges. If you know the document object model by heart, visualize elegant floats and clears, and dream of dynamic front-end code, we'd like to talk with you!


What a Front End Developer does at SolarWinds:

  • Works closely with UX and Design teams to implement web user interface for our sites

  • Writes quality code (mostly HTML, CSS, and JS) for highly visible and high volume websites

  • Builds test and personalized experiences in Optimizely

  • Slices up Photoshop comps provided by the Design/UX teams into standards-compliant cross-browser-compatible HTML & CSS code

  • Contributes to estimation and scoping of web projects

  • Troubleshoots CSS and JS issues on existing pages

  • Adds JS Tags using Adobe DTM or other tag management tool




  • 2+ years of commercial web development experience

  • Expert-level HTML experience (esp. cross-broswer compatibility and degradation strategies)

  • Experience with CSS and/or SASS

  • Development experience with Ruby on Rails and php

  • Experience with jQuery

  • Experience using Optimizely or other web based testing platforms

  • Experience with MVC Framework

  • Solid understanding of how to implement responsive design for the web

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • Experience with at least one JS client framework such as Backbone, Angular.js or node.js


  • Knowledge & experience with performance optimization (page load time optimization)

  • Knowledge of software UI design principles

  • Knowledge of accessibility standards (WCAG, Sect 508)

  • Experience with Agile development practices

  • Comfortable working in Windows and Linux environments 

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2016-8465

# Positions 1

Location US - TX - Austin

Category Engineering

Position Type Permanent