Lead Frontend Developer

Location: Seattle, WA, United States
Date Posted: 10-25-2017
Our client is a leading athletic apparel company founded in 1998 in Vancouver, Canada. They started as a single-store community hub with a focus on health, success, and pushing the boundaries. Today, they are a multinational, publicly traded company with over 2,800 employees and 350 stores across North America, Europe, and Asia. They believe their employees are the center of their sustainable business and that the right team will elevate the world from mediocrity to greatness.
With the rapid growth and demand for IT infrastructure and e-commerce, our client is excited to continue to develop and grow their IT systems and team. They are a company that strongly believes that their IT team has a connection with every part of their business and so, they are constantly looking for driven, creative people who are fascinated with pushing the limits and excited by the latest technologies.
You will be part of a fast-growing team – and to top it all off, you will be working in a new urban space
located in Seattle, Washington.

Lead Frontend Developer
Seattle, Washington

Our client is looking for an individual with strong experience as a React application architect. You will be responsible for establishing and maintaining best-practice conventions that will allow fast team development while working with other senior architects. You will be working in a cloud-based environment, so you will work by using the guiding principles that are necessary for the development of software systems.
What You Will Be Doing:
  • Defining and implementing application conventions for state management, project structure, and test running
  • Ensuring that frontend applications are designed to be available, observable, and resilient using best software engineering practices
  • Working with Backend Architects, Product Owners, and Infrastructure Architects to articulate practical and effective technical solutions
  • Working closely with Frontend, Backend, and Operations Engineers to make sure deliverables are well documented, secure, and durable

What You Bring:
  • 5+ years’ experience developing, deploying, scaling, and maintaining large-scale JavaScript-based web apps and experience in cloud-based services
  • Experience leading a team or managerial experience
  • Numerous years’ experience working with React, individually contributing or as a team lead
  • Experience working with data management strategies
  • Strong knowledge and experience with software development fundamentals including Git, automated testing, and continuous integration, delivery, and deployment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to write well designed, efficient, testable code
Interested in making a massive contribution to building a global operational system from scratch, while also laying a technical foundation for the company’s future?  Then we'd love to hear from you - looking forward to your application!
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