1900 Colonel Sanders Lane

Front End Developer

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Front End Developer
1900 Colonel Sanders Lane
Louisville, KY


KFC is entering an exciting new era of digital and ecommerce initiatives. We are looking for the best and brightest IT talent to take our company to the next level and transform our ordering and payment experiences for our customers. To achieve this strategic initiative, we are currently seeking a Front-End Developer to join our team to focus on the development of our customer-facing web and mobile sites.

Why KFC? Our culture is second to none, and we invest in our employees. Employee development and growth is at the center of our culture, and we don't just say that, we execute it through career pathing and mentoring. Not only that, we offer a competitive salary and bonus program, along with outstanding benefits to include:

* 4 weeks of paid time off + 1 week of sick time
* Half day Fridays
* Casual dress
* 100% matching 401k (up to 6%)
* Cash award opportunities for delivering breakthrough results
* Competitive health, dental, and vision plans
* Tuition reimbursement
* Access to the latest e-commerce technologies
* And much, much more!

How will you contribute?

In this role, you will collaborate with multiple teams across KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and YUM to develop consumer-facing web and mobile applications, with specific responsibilities as follows:

* Review and recommend implementation technologies, best practices, and skills for application delivery success.
* Document and communicate updated architectural patterns, component design, and development processes.
* Develop and deliver on time high quality applications that meet the requirements provided by the greater team.
* Ability to work and collaborate with back-end engineers on integrating front-end applications with our back-end API services
* Implement vendor and cross brand (Pizza Hut & Taco Bell) solutions, specifically around ecommerce and delivery
* Be an escalation point for our helpdesk for vendor solutions
* Work with business area teams to help translate mockups into working prototypes
* Be an advocate for ways in which web and mobile technologies can improve our restaurants, both for our customers and our team members
* Provide code review to other developers to suggest improvements
* Manage complexity of working on, or supporting, multiple projects at a time
* Assist in timely hand-off of new feature sets to QA for testing automation

What you will need:

* 3+ years of experience in web and mobile development using HTML, CSS/SASS, JavaScript and React progressive app development
* BS degree or equivalent amount of experience will substitute
* Knowledge and application of sound SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) methodologies
* Experience using APIs to retrieve data from back-end systems
* Knowledge of web application security, web services and SOA architectures
* Working knowledge of pre-processing platforms such as LESS and SASS Mobile first design philosophy with strong responsive design skillset
* Understanding of basic design principles (alignment, typography, focus, white-space, contrast, etc.)
* Architecture and application design experience in the development of complex consumer web applications
* Performance testing, profiling and tuning

What will set you apart:

* .NET development experience using Web API, MVC and mobile optimized websites is a plus
* BS in Computer Engineering
* Cloud development
* React native development
* Experience with Webpack

Additional Info:

KFC restaurants across the US are commonly operated by independent businesses owners called Franchisees. They have a contract with KFC allowing them to sell our products and have all operating responsibility for their restaurant, including being your employer. As a result, independently-owned franchised or licensed locations may have different requirements.

Please keep in mind, this is just basic information and you’ll find out more after you apply. At KFC, what you do matters! So if you want to be part of a winning team, find out now why Life Tastes Better with KFC. Apply today!

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