Lead frontend engineer

Lead frontend engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lead frontend engineer to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a major technical contributor. You will redesign UI’s and implement new UI’s for internal and external facing products;
  • You’ll start new projects and evaluate tools and processes you want to bring to our stack or engineering organization;
  • Providing technical leadership to a team of cross functional engineers and be accountable for the technical decision making for your team;
  • Receiving close guidance and mentorship from our engineering managers and leads, as well as code reviews from your peers;
  • Experimenting. Owning the A/B testing process, associated metrics for success and helping shape the experiments that will drive the business forward.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated aptitude for architecting and implementing scalable, performance oriented front-end code;
  • A working knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle and TDD;
  • 1+ years experience leading a small team of frontend engineers, mentoring junior engineers or other technical leadership;
  • Significant experience with JavaScript and front end frameworks (React, Angular, Vue.js, etc.);
  • 4+ years of programming real world applications, production support, and operations;
  • 3+ years’ experience of working as a Software Engineer or relevant experience;
  • Experienced in React, ES6, Node.js;
  • Significant experience in developing web applications using at least one popular library or web framework, such as React, Ember, or Vue.js;
  • Experience in documenting requirements and specifications;
  • Close familiarity with software engineering tools, software development methodology and continuous delivery release processes;
  • (Optional) Typescript knowledge a plus;
  • Good knowledge to develop software in Python, Javascript (ES6+, Node.js), Golang or other relevant languages;
  • Excellent Debugging Skills;
  • Good experience in designing interactive applications and with test-driven development;
  • Experience with testing frameworks and building unit and integration tests.