Software Developer Team Lead at Catapult Recruiting in Chicago, IL

Catapult Recruiting

๐Ÿ“Œ Chicago, IL
๐Ÿ•‘ November 19, 2020
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Software Developer Team Lead

This role will likely have a lot of responsibilities that revolve around leading the Front
- End Development Team. It will require someone with specific expertise building projects up from scratch.

Responsibilities

Lead a team of front-end software engineers and provide technical guidance and leadership for the team to follow best practices and deliver quality software timely.
Core skill requirements:
Leads in the development of new systems, features, and tools.
Solves complex problems and identifies opportunities for technical improvement and performance optimization.
Utilizes in-depth technical knowledge of existing and emerging technologies, including public cloud offerings.
Ability to lead the front-end development team to plan, execute and deliver to meet critical project milestones and deadlines.
Ability and willingness to acquire new programming languages, statistical and computational methods, and background in research area.
Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to various teams including non-technical staff.
Knowledge of software development best practices.
Confidentiality related to sensitive matters such as strategic initiatives.
Must have Front
- End focused experience.
Ability to collaborate and facilitate clear communication within your team and across the organization
Willingness to learn and adapt as needs demand
Collaborate with, support, and help the team members to grow and realize their full potential, and make the right decisions collectively.
Help triage critical issues and defects during testing and in production and address them rapidly.

Technologies: Building new react products up from scratch; including but not limited to bootstrapping, tooling, CI, routing and building base components
High-level proficiency with JavaScript (vanilla, modern ECMAScript, React, or other JS frameworks), semantic HTML, and CSS
Demonstrated experience with animations (framer motion a plus)
Willingness to work across multiple platforms (we use both react-dom and react-native in house)
Broad knowledge of web standards, trends, and cross-browser compatibility
Passion to implement and advise on accessibility, performance, and usability
Mobile app experience is big plus.

As the Lead a team of front-end software engineers:
Design and develop front-end features of the app's and other internally or externally facing products.
Build up tooling, paradigms, and utilities that makes the lives of the front-end engineers easier.
Work with the Product and Design teams to ensure technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
Optimize solutions for speed and scalability.
Be able and willing to wear multiple metaphorical hats and contribute in whatever capacity is needed to ensure mutual success.
Work constructively with others to discuss potential solutions, make a decision as a team, and move forward decisively and quickly.
Be able to align with and support the team's direction.

Lead Projects you might work on in your first 6 months:
Help build and maintain accessible interactive experiences for an extremely diverse user base.
Build tools and establish paradigms for designing, creating, maintaining, publishing, and documenting reusable components across multiple platforms and projects.
Create highly efficient containers designed for code splitting and dynamic loading while maintaining a professional polish.
Building reusable micro-interactions and other delight-inducing features to add shine and fun to our applications.
Contribute to a high-performance, customizable message-passing framework to facilitate communication between applications.

Advantageous skills include:
TypeScript or any strictly typed language
GraphQL and Relay
React Native, specifically working with native code
Experience building apps using a storybook-first approach
Experience with unit and functional testing methodologies
Building reusable components and design systems

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Job Expires: December 19, 2020

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