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Principal Front End Engineer Tech Lead (React.js)

Unanet, Inc.

Our team is growing! We’re looking for a Principal Front End Engineer – Tech Lead to help take our web application and stack to the next level. We're looking for a dynamic engineer who is no stranger to building well-designed, performant and effective front end web applications that support complex business rules. As you grow in your understanding of our business logic, you will contribute your front end expertise by helping to evaluate and architect the best front end technology to adapt to by working with our existing architecture group and adding more features to our product. You'll have the opportunity to set the tone of the platform you'll be working on.

Team Lead vs. Tech Lead

Team Lead: Leads the Scrum Team (who does what and when) along with our Product Manager. Efficiently manages Scrum activities with the support of our Scrum Master and contributes to production-deliverables (code) at least 50% of the time.

Tech Lead: Leads the tech stack and, along with our Team Lead, coordinates when technical items get done and put into production. Contributes to production-deliverables (code) at least 70% of the time.

What You’ll Do

  • Drive front end architectural decisions to develop a maintainable and reliable set of edge applications

  • Partner with UX Designers and Product Owners to develop friendly UI experiences

  • Collaborate with other team members to build shared services that can serve many applications and scale independently

  • Enable our Product Team to tap into our valuable data sources and build incredible features for our customers

  • Present ideas to technical staff helping shape our technical landscape

  • Provide constructive feedback on pull requests to increase code quality

  • Ensures software developed meets quality standards through code and design reviews

Your First 90 Days

First 30 Days

  • Actively participate in our 2-week immersive onboarding, familiarizing yourself with our culture, our product and our tech stack

  • Complete Unanet University e-learnings to train on Unanet product features

  • Work with our Leads and Architecture Guild to understand our product architecture, standards and development tools

  • Take our newly implemented front end (React) to the next levelby introducing new tech, improving existing CRUD and deployment modelsand present the same to various stakeholders

  • Create a loosely defined front end technical roadmap that takes scalability, testing and performance into account and present a gap analysis of what can be done even better

  • Taking on development items to get your hands in the current web stack

First 60 Days

  • Create and help work on a backlog of technical infrastructure work that was identified in the First 30 Days, including the adoption of newly identified tech for our 2021 deliverables

  • Co-create a backlog of work to be tackled in order to systematically add new features from which the entire team can pull work items from

First 90 Days

  • Play an integral role in our UX revamp deliverables

  • Help instill the discipline of effectively monitoring and creating work items from our SDLC, including monitoring issues in our lower environments

  • Evolve and uplift our tech stack by progressing our technical roadmap and future deliveries

  • Mentor and train other engineers on our front end framework

  • Play a meaningful role in helping hire future members of our growing Product Team

Who You Are

  • 7+ years of experience developing B2B web applications

  • 4+ years of experience with React

  • 2+ years of experience as an architect for web or front end application teams

  • 1+ years of experience with performance frameworks to measure performant SPAs

  • Proficient with MVC, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and SQL

  • Ability to flesh out user stories to be consumed by the rest of our team

  • Experience working in an Agile environment (Scrum, Kanban or ScrumBan)

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Your Differentiators

  • Ability to work and collaborate remotely

  • Catalyst-mindset (e., the ability to tangibly see the future and influence the people and tech stack that you work with)

  • 2+ years’ experience in languages outside of JS (C#, Go, Java) 

  • Exposure to Mobile App development

  • JS Unit Testing

  • BS in Computer Science

Unanet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for positions without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws.