Front End Developer / Software Engineer

  • Mitek
  • Haarlem, Netherlands
  • Jul 26, 2017
Full time Developer

Job Description

Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK) - a leading Cloud-business innovator in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning that simplify everyday tasks - is seeking qualified candidates for a Front End Developer role, based in Haarlem, the Netherlands. 

Mitek (NASDAQ:MITK) is a global cloud-technology leader in mobile capture and identity verification software solutions. Mitek’s identity verification allows an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a mobile transaction, enabling financial institutions, payments companies and other businesses operating in highly regulated markets to transact business safely while increasing revenue from the mobile channel. Mitek also reduces the friction in the mobile users’ experience with advanced data prefill. These innovative mobile solutions are embedded into the apps of more than 5,600 organizations and used by tens of millions of consumers for mobile check deposit, new account opening, insurance quoting, and more.

We have a track record of breakthrough achievements that have helped transform mobile banking and the identity verification markets. As a result, we are a NASDAQ-listed company and have grown globally at 30% annually for 5+ years, with headquarters in San Diego, CA and offices in the UK and the Netherlands.  

This is a very dynamic and fast-paced work environment.  A high degree of leadership and commitment are essential. We’re looking for team members that live our core values of Delivering, Learning and Caring.


What You’ll Do (Role Description)

The Front End Web Developer is responsible for front-end implementation of web-based solutions while collaborating with a team of developers working on Mitek’s next generation cloud platform. The successful candidate will have strong experience leveraging modern development practices in the implementation of HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript solutions. This role will also require knowledge of AJAX/JSON and integrating with a REST-based backend using OAuth. The engineer will work closely with other software engineers, product managers, and QA personnel to create high quality and high performing solutions.


Who You Are (Soft Skills, Attributes)

  • Self-starter and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Thrives in a fast-paced start-up team-focused culture and adapts to a changing environment
  • Data-driven, strategic mindset
  • Logical and creative problem-solving
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Planning, organization, and facilitation skills
  • Ability to manage and influence others (both within and outside your own direct work-group)
  • Ability to summarize complex issues simply and effectively


What You Need (Skills/Experience)

  • 5+ years of experience in front-end web development
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, and Bootstrap for the implementation of Single-Page Responsive Web Apps
  • Strong knowledge of modern MV* web development frameworks (AngularJS)
  • Knowledge of JavaScript unit testing frameworks (e.g. Jasmine and Karma)
  • Experience with the Agile / Scrum methodology


Desired Experience

  • HTML5 canvas and image processing with getUserMedia
  • Web Workers
  • Webcam
  • React framework experience is a plus
  • .NET experience is a plus
  • Comfort and familiarity with producing and writing customer facing documentation


Education & Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to efficiently shift priorities
  • Clear and concise communication; good at setting expectations and raising issues as needed
  • Self-motivated, energetic, enthusiastic, and innovative
  • Strong team player and positive attitude