Posted 3 weeks ago

Director, Front End Engineering

Docker Git GraphQL React-Native TypeScript WebAssembly WebGL Webpack

Valtech is seeking a technology evangelist to lead the front-end engineering practice in our New York office. You’ll be able to inspire the team, raising the bar by continually honing their skills and introducing them to new and emerging technologies as they become relevant to our projects. You’ll have a passion for quality and be uncompromising when it comes to delivering the highest quality solutions to our clients. You’ll bring thought leadership in front-end technologies to the agency, helping to evangelize our capabilities within the network and to our clients.


Responsibilities

  • Lead the front-end engineering practice in New York
  • Evaluate emerging technologies, identifying opportunities for advances in our toolset
  • Hands-on involvement in projects, assisting the FE architects and leads
  • Assist on opportunities sourced by the Business Development team
  • Evangelizing the FE Engineering practice through the network of Valtech’s global offices
  • Hiring manager duties


Qualifications

  • Proven experience leading front-end teams working on concurrent projects
  • Digital agency background preferred
  • At least three years’ experience in a development lead role
  • Over 10 years’ experience of JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Thorough understanding of semantic HTML5, CSS3 and web standards
  • Experience delivering websites compliant with accessibility standards such as WCAG 2.0 AA
  • Deep understanding of SEO fundamentals applied to front-end development
  • Working with CSS pre-processors such as LESS or SASS
  • Strong experience in unit testing and code coverage principles and tools
  • Experience with ECMAScript (ES6, ES7, ES8, ES9)
  • Experience using build system tools such as Gulp, Grunt, npm, Webpack
  • Extensive experience integrating front-end with CMS platforms such as Sitecore, Episerver, Adobe AEM or headless CMS frameworks like Contentful or Prismic
  • Experience with e-commerce platforms like SAP Hybris or Commercetools
  • Deep understanding of ReactJS, vue.js, Node.js and their core principles
  • Experience working with IDEs such as WebStorm
  • Familiar with DevOps practices and tools, covering:
  • Code versioning – Git, GitHub, Bitbucket
  • Container technologies – Docker, Kubernetes
  • CICD – at least one of Jenkins, TeamCity, Bamboo
  • Experience with the following desirable:
  • React Native
  • TypeScript
  • WebGL
  • GraphQL
  • WebAssembly
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