Lead Developer – FrontEnd

Lead Developer – FrontEnd

January 5, 2022 2022-01-05 14:14

A little bit about the job:

The ideal candidate would be Lead Developer – FrontEnd to execute frontend features geared at rapid user acquisition and supporting applications at scale reliably. This role is focused on leading to building a great user experience for our customers and will require excellent team collaboration across engineering and business development.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Helping to build the culture of DE&I and fostering a learning & sharing mindset in our multicultural engineering team
  • Working closely with CTO to provide visibility & transparency on FrontEnd team’s practices, gaps, coding standards, code quality & coverage, CI/CD, and documentation to share across the team
  • Providing leadership, guidance, and best practices to promote more consistent UI design and implementation
  • Liaise with CTO and Tech Lead to ensure the idea/solution/proposal are in line with technical vision
  • Provide guidance and support on setting up a page performance monitoring and provide solutions on tuning Web UIs’ performance
  • Working with Product Managers and UX Designers teams to design secure & high-quality solutions to meet the needs of our customers
  • Providing technical mentoring, guidance, and training to the FrontEnd team
  • Passionate about learning new technologies and strive & thrive to raise the bar on a day-to-day basis
  • Maintaining and supporting user interface experiences, including bug fixes and “Business As Usual” feature enhancements
  • Be vocal on value-add vs cost of implementation of user experience enhancements & features
  • Understanding the people’s needs in the team and making a conscious effort to build integrity in the team
  • Accountable for continuous development and improvement of product features and team’s productivity in an Agile/Lean environment

What is Required:

  • 8+ years of experience working in software development
  • Knowledgeable of microservice architecture and frontend best practices
  • Expert in ReactJS & GraphQL with a proven track record in large-scale platforms
  • Strong knowledge of ES6+ language features and future language developments, Typescript and modern HTML & CSS
  • Extensive experience of page load performance, page optimization measurements & metrics, and providing strategies and solutions for improvement
  • Ability to lead the user interface design and implementation as well as plan and execute the agreed strategies in the frontend team
  • Hands-on in code management tools and techniques using GitHub and PR code review, branching strategies, feature toggle, and frequent delivery
  • Strong experience in quality of deliverables, unit testing, and code quality coverage and eager to improve the practices
  • Experience in leading/coaching/mentoring junior & senior frontend engineers
  • DevOps mindset with a great understanding of Agile/Lean based environment as well as leveraging proper tools for CI/CD (e.g. AWS CodePipeline ), automation, and responsive to incidents based on SLA & SLO
  • Comfortable with rapid development cycles and tight schedules
  • Knowledgeable of SOLID and design patterns
  • Approachable and friendly with strong management and relationship skills
  • A strong and creative communicator

Bonus:

  • Past experience in implementing large scale online classified applications such as Property Portals and Search Engine Platform
  • Familiar with Mobile application development
  • Familiar with CMS WordPress and Django

Let’s get started!

Role:

Full Time

Type:

Engineering

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