Lead Front End Engineer
We are looking for a hands-on, technical leader who is a master of web application development and web-UI. In this role, you will mentor a small team of full-stack engineers and set the technical vision for the front end of our new, global innovation platform, “Xinova X”.
Are you interested in building a scalable, human-centric interface? You will work closely with our product design and research team that cares deeply for our users. Eager to design and implement critical features of all sizes? You will make key architectural decisions for the platform and help the team execute by leading from the front as a domain expert.
A successful leader at Xinova embraces ambiguity, has a self-driven attitude that elevates the team, and loves to ship exceptional software (quickly!). If this sounds like you, let’s chat soon.
What you get to do:
- Work with engineering and product leadership to set the technical vision for “Xinova X”
- Lead a small team of engineers
- Create web applications using a variety of web technologies including React and Redux
- Lead future development on iOS and Android operating systems and devices
- Develop a rapidly evolving application framework that knits together seductive user experiences with multiple platform APIs
- Instrument applications to improve responsiveness and understand user behaviors based on user research findings
- Collaborate with the platform team to design, test and debug new platform APIs
- Develop and maintain unit and functional tests to ensure quality and reliability
- Experience iteratively prototyping design concepts and translating them into products or services
What we’re looking for:
- BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience (e.g. 5+ years of app development)
- Strong web application architecture skills, with considerations towards: separation of concerns, maintainability, functional programming, immutable state, testability, etc.
- Experience with ReactJS
- Experience with automated unit testing
- Experience designing and developing web APIs
Xinova is a collective of 12,000 innovators dedicated to turning big problems into bigger solutions. We work with large companies like Pepsi and Honda to help them solve their largest research and product development challenges.
At the core, we believe problems are a good thing. Our global network of innovators wake up every day believing that each problem is an opportunity to find a solution or application you never thought of. If that's you too, we’d love to have you join us!
The company is headquartered in Seattle with staff located in Beijing, Bangalore, Helsinki, Israel, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Vienna.www.xinova.com