Sr. React Tech Lead - $130k+ in Uptown Charlotte at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Seeking an innovative and passionate Tech Lead to manage and grow a front-end development team in building the next generation of our award-winning, online banking web applications used by millions of customers. The ideal candidate should possess technical leadership experience and be passionate about front-end technology and great user experience. Candidates should have strong HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills. Additionally, ideal candidates will have extensive experience developing responsive, large-scale web applications using modern JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue, and Node.js, and a solid understanding of cloud-based computer systems.

Job Responsibilities

As a Tech Lead, you will help champion your team on its journey to create innovative digital banking products for our customers.

  • Partner with business, UX design and back-end API teams to create world-class customer experiences for the online channel using Agile development methodologies
  • Guide development teams to review business requirements, design documents, test plans/test cases
  • Partner with architecture and external development teams to design technical solutions
  • Effectively communicate solution recommendations to senior level management
  • Lead the development and deployment of new features with your team
  • Enforce performance & code quality standards through peer code reviews and automated testing
  • Assist with hiring, onboarding and mentoring of new developers for your team

Qualifications

Technical Skills

  • Expert level experience with browser-based technology, user interface development, responsive web design and engineering cross-browser, cross-device compliant code
  • Expert level experience with HTML5 and web template engines -- Markdown, Handlebars, JSX, Jade
  • Expert level experience with CSS3 and CSS Preprocessors - SASS, LESS, etc.
  • Expert level experience with JavaScript/ES6/Typescript
  • Strong working experience with creating highly-performant, optimized websites
  • Strong working experience with at least one JavaScript framework - React, Vue, Angular, Ember, etc.
  • Strong working experience with version control (Git/Bitbucket) and branching strategies
  • Strong working experience with command-line utilities, build tools - Webpack, Grunt, Gulp
  • Experience with server-side JavaScript development - NodeJS, Express, Hapi, etc.
  • Experience building web applications using AWS cloud services - S3, Lambda, Elasticache, etc.
  • Experience with JavaScript testing frameworks -- Mocha, Jasmine, Jest, etc.
  • Experience with consuming REST API using asynchronous methods
  • Experience with GraphQL, MongoDB and other NoSQL Data Stores
  • Experience with 508 Compliance/Web Accessibility
  • Enterprise exposure in defect analysis and resolution

Behavioral & Communication Skills

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, from team members to senior management
  • Must have the ability to work in a team within an Agile operating model
  • Ability to exchange constructive and respectful feedback
  • Must be able to help communicate ideas and best practices to more junior developers
  • Must be able to collaborate with wider groups on standards and best practices
  • Enthusiasm and a desire to be part of an innovative team
  • A commitment to quality, and a desire to improve

Job Requirements

Seeking an innovative and passionate Tech Lead to manage and grow a front-end development team in building the next generation of our award-winning, online banking web applications used by millions of customers. The ideal candidate should possess technical leadership experience and be passionate about front-end technology and great user experience. Candidates should have strong HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills. Additionally, ideal candidates will have extensive experience developing responsive, large-scale web applications using modern JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue, and Node.js, and a solid understanding of cloud-based computer systems. Job Responsibilities As a Tech Lead, you will help champion your team on its journey to create innovative digital banking products for our customers. Partner with business, UX design and back-end API teams to create world-class customer experiences for the online channel using Agile development methodologies Guide development teams to review business requirements, design documents, test plans/test cases Partner with architecture and external development teams to design technical solutions Effectively communicate solution recommendations to senior level management Lead the development and deployment of new features with your team Enforce performance & code quality standards through peer code reviews and automated testing Assist with hiring, onboarding and mentoring of new developers for your team Qualifications Technical Skills Expert level experience with browser-based technology, user interface development, responsive web design and engineering cross-browser, cross-device compliant code Expert level experience with HTML5 and web template engines -- Markdown, Handlebars, JSX, Jade Expert level experience with CSS3 and CSS Preprocessors - SASS, LESS, etc. Expert level experience with JavaScript/ES6/Typescript Strong working experience with creating highly-performant, optimized websites Strong working experience with at least one JavaScript framework - React, Vue, Angular, Ember, etc. Strong working experience with version control (Git/Bitbucket) and branching strategies Strong working experience with command-line utilities, build tools - Webpack, Grunt, Gulp Experience with server-side JavaScript development - NodeJS, Express, Hapi, etc. Experience building web applications using AWS cloud services - S3, Lambda, Elasticache, etc. Experience with JavaScript testing frameworks -- Mocha, Jasmine, Jest, etc. Experience with consuming REST API using asynchronous methods Experience with GraphQL, MongoDB and other NoSQL Data Stores Experience with 508 Compliance/Web Accessibility Enterprise exposure in defect analysis and resolution Behavioral & Communication Skills Excellent communication skills at all levels, from team members to senior management Must have the ability to work in a team within an Agile operating model Ability to exchange constructive and respectful feedback Must be able to help communicate ideas and best practices to more junior developers Must be able to collaborate with wider groups on standards and best practices Enthusiasm and a desire to be part of an innovative team A commitment to quality, and a desire to improve