Lead UI Engineer

Boston, MA

Posted: 08/02/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Software Technology Job Number: 171342 Pay Rate: $170,000

Are you looking to expand your professional experience? A strong VP/Leader in Engineering seeks a Lead UI Engineer to really own the UI function. This company works with schools all over the to access their SaaS platform which provides assessment tools to build a personalized curriculum for students. The platform is highly scaled, servicing hundreds of thousands of student users, but there is strong need to build an intuitive UI. This is where you come in! 

Responsibilities:
  • Shape our front-end technology, best practices and UI vision
  • Collaborate with Product Managers, UX Designers and Engineers to develop elegant, reusable front end components for all Ellevation products
  • Own and maintain internal component library
  • Re-engineer Javascript code from Angular 1.x/KnockoutJS to SPA
  • Collaborate frequently in design reviews, pair programming and code reviews

Qualifications:
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in front end engineering in a startup, web-based SaaS environment
  • Deep experience with Javascript client-side frameworks such as Angular, React, VUE, Aurelia, etc., as well as pertinent testing frameworks
  • Deep experience with building a single page app and a component-based architecture, from the ground up
  • Firm understanding of HTML5 and CSS standards and usage
  • Understanding of web page and component display principles using AJAX, partial updates, and asynchronous request handling
  • Knowledge of responsive, cross-browser compatibility strategies and related debugging tools
  • Experience working within an Agile organization (Kanban, scrum, etc.)

Job ID: 171342 

If you’ re looking to make an impact on the education of our country, let’ s chat!

For immediate consideration to join this feel good effort, send resumes to: dschade@winterwyman.com; however, if your are currently working with a WinterWyman consultant, please contact them directly.

Doug Schade
WinterWyman Software Technology

Doug Schade, Partner, specializes in recruiting top engineers and developers for Boston-area companies. Doug has deep relationships in the Boston and Cambridge venture capital, startup, and tech communities and regularly contributes his expertise to various media channels such as CIO, US News & World Report, Fortune/CNN, NPR, TechBeacon, Boston.com and Fast Company.

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