Front-end Developer

Deadline: 26 June. 2020
Positions: 1
Location: Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies, Nicosia, Cyprus
Type: Full-time employment

Front-end Developer

The Centre is building a team of Software Developers to join its fast-growing team of passionate and enthusiastic professionals. The Software Development Team will play an integral role in transforming our research outputs to market-ready solutions and together with our researchers will be a vital part of the knowledge-transfer initiatives of RISE. The Front-end Developer will be part of the Software Development Team of RISE.
Main Responsibilities of Front-end Developer
  • Design, develop, and maintain websites according to responsive design standards
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Design mobile-based features
  • Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and customers
  • Write functional requirements documents and guides
  • Create quality mockups and prototypes
  • Produce reliable, testable coding using a disciplined development approach
  • Work with graphic designers and convert designs to visual elements
Desired Qualifications & Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other relevant field or equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree in the above considered an advantage
  • 1-5 years of professional experience as a Software Developer or similar role
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
  • Proven experience with HTML/CSS, JavaScript and jQuery
  • Strong knowledge of front-end JavaScript and modern libraries (AngularJS, ReactJS)
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
  • Mobile development skills (Android and iOS) is a must
  • Familiarity with Relational and NoSQL Databases
  • Experience communicating with secure JSON-based REST APIs
  • Familiarity with software like Adobe Suite, Photoshop and content management systems
  • Knowledge of design and UX principles for web-based interfaces
  • Work efficiently with version control, workflows (git/gitlab)
  • Excellent knowledge of both spoken and written English 
Application Process
For full consideration, interested candidates should submit the following via email to and use the Email subject line “Application: SD-FE-01: Front-end Developer”
  1. Cover letter which clearly specifies availability date for full-time employment
  2. Full CV (including contact details)
  3. Optional - Code Repository, Portfolio (in pdf format or website) or any other proof of work experience for the position
  4. Contact details of two professional referees. Referees will be contacted only for shortlisted candidates
Application Deadline: Friday, June 26, 2020.
In case you previously applied for a post at RISE, a new application is required.
For general inquiries, applicants may contact the HR Department of the of the Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies at

For non-EU applicants a work permit will be required.

All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.
For additional information about the Software Development Team and Benefits of the position please click here.

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