Front-end Architect

$119,700 - $155,700 yearly
  • The Resume Review - Recruiting Department
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • May 04, 2021
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Job description

Leads in activities for analyzing requirements, writing code, defect remediation, and publication to mobile app stores. This is a Sr role which performs advanced engineering functions, but also provides architectural solutions, collaborates with UX and Product for creative technical solutions, gives guidance to other team members, can rapidly prototype, assesses technology gaps, and analyzes new technologies. The primary objective of this position is the conceptualization, development, and delivery of a modern, cloud native, componentized front end web application.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Sets the standard by writing high quality code that is performant, reusable, and secure while adhering to industry best practices.
  • Contributes to and creates documentation for team coding standards and best practices.
  • Assess and remediates business requirements and defects, providing expertise and sizing.
  • Collaborates with the engineering team and management to define and drive all aspects of front-end architecture, standards, and technical direction
  • Leads the development of a well-documented, highly reusable, flexible, and extendable component library. Will be a major voice in assessing the specific functional needs based on our product and customer needs and determining the direction and building blocks of this component library.
  • Performs as subject matter expert, helping team members and management, both in and outside of engineering, understand complex technical needs, risks, and hurdles. Shares years to web application industry expertise to provide guidance and insight to other team members, business partners, vendors, and management.
  • May develop the technical “vision” and design specifications of assigned projects and may lead in implementation.
  • Acts as a guardian of technical excellence and delivery integrity, protecting quality (app and code), performance, scope, and timelines through a thorough understanding of the product vision and the technical needs of the app while acting with honesty, forethought, and transparency.
  • Takes point on architecting and implementing TDD and CI/CD processes.
  • Shares information cross-functionally to ensure consistent, transparent delivery. Interacts with internal and external peers and management to share highly complex information related to areas of expertise and/or to gain acceptance of new or enhanced technology / business solutions.
  • Acts as a mentor to other engineering team members, providing valuable feedback both in conversation and code review.