Lead Frontend Web Developer in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

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Job Description

Our client is one of the nation's largest grocery store chains in the country and is looking to add a Lead Web Developer to their team in Charlotte. This growing team will be assisting with IT initiatives to compete with other chains and delivery applications, while also leading the way in autonomous delivery. This is a contract to hire position. No C2C at this time.

Position Description:

The Web Developer is responsible for leading the design, development, testing, debugging, maintaining and documenting software components in accordance to Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) best practices. The Web Developer has overall responsibility in the technical design process. Leads and participates in the application technical design process and completes estimates and work plans for design, development, implementation, and rollout tasks. The Web Developer also communicates with the appropriate teams to ensure that assignments are delivered with the highest of quality and in accordance to standards. The Developer strives to continuously improve the software delivery processes and practices. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Minimum Skills required:

  • At least 1 year of React/Redux commercial experience (within last 2 years)
  • 5-6 years of strong Web-UI development experience (with demonstrable HTML, CSS, JavaScript technology usage)
  • Excellent programming skills in JavaScript (ES 2015+)
  • Experience using Git and npm in a collaborative environment
  • Demonstrable knowledge of these concepts:
  • Software Design Principles and Patterns
  • Browsers (HTTP, APIs, event loop, render cycle, etc.)
  • Build Tools (Webpack, Rollup, etc.)
  • CI/CD (tools, pipelines, patterns)
  • Testing (unit, functional, contract, mocking, etc.)
  • Application Performance Tuning (Lighthouse, browser dev tools, etc.)
  • WAI-ARIA, WCAG, & assistive technology
  • Progressive Web App (PWA) technologies

Position Specific Skill Preferences/Desires:

Experience/knowledge with:

  • Functional programming in JavaScript
  • Server-side development experience with Node.js or similar language/framework
  • Jest/Mocha
  • Webpack/Rollup
  • Yarn
  • Babel
  • Webdriver IO
  • GitLab
  • Web UI framework experience (Angular, Vue, Stencil, Svelte, etc.)
  • Web Components
  • Flowtype/TypeScript
  • Bash Scripting
  • Cloud Platforms (Azure, GCP, Cloud Foundry)
  • Docker


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