UI Technical Lead

US-NY-New York
Job ID
2017-1743
# of Openings
1
Category
Cognitive

Overview

IPsoft Technical Leads are senior folks who have been around the block more than a few times. TL’s have deep technical knowledge in one or more software stacks. They take the lead and manage multiple projects, managing our UI developers, and working closely with client side tech groups, from pitch to planning to delivery. Our TL’s are comfortable presenting to CIOs, working closely with UX and visual designers and copy writers, hashing out technical issues with business architects and cognitive engineers. Their goal is to deliver highly polished UI’s across multiple devices and platforms.

Responsibilities

What we’d like to see:

  • Someone who can manage and mentor our growing front-end developer team
  • Someone who is highly organized and can manage multiple delivers at once
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, competing priorities and tight deadlines
  • A devotion to delivering the best possible AI driven user experience.
  • The ability to talk anyone (including layman), through the pros and cons of the latest distributed system you designed and explain how it can help achieve business objectives.
  • The ability to coach and transform a diverse and talented team into a high-performing delivery machine.
  • Someone who passionately and persistently works on side projects, and commits to open source projects.
  • Someone who is downright giddy to work with, learn from and mentor awesome engineers and designers every day.
  • Someone who can help build a best in class process for delivery
  • Someone who is willing to learn new technologies, and think outside of the normal approach
  • Some UX or design experience desired but not mandatory
  • Excellent eye for detail

Qualifications

Developer Skills

  • Active Github account with active repositories
  • Proficient Bash/Shell/Command Line skills
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Advance knowledge of Plain Javascript
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Proficient understanding of ReactJS
  • Proven Experience using Redux with ReactJS
  • Experience using Webpack and proficient understanding of Webpack Loaders
  • Basic understanding of module chunking and async module loading using Webpack and React
  • Proficient experience using ES6 and Babel
  • Good understanding of frameworks such as Angular and BootstrapJS. Not needed for our development purposes, but a nice to have in case we integrate with a client using Angular or Bootstrap
  • Experience with agency and/or client work (Integrations experience)
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
  • Basic understanding of WebGL

A big plus but not necessary:

  • Experience in ExtJS framework
  • Visualization libraries like D3 or CanvasJS
  • Native app development (Java, C++, Objective-C, Swift)

Design skills

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