Lead Frontend Engineer - React / JavaScript / Node

Location Chicago
Discipline: Frontend
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £145,000 - $170,000
Contact name: Nicole Dredge

Contact email: nicole@umatr.io
Job ref: 32077
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 14/05/2021

We are looking for a Lead Frontend Engineer to join a FinTech company based out of Chicago, Dallas & New Jersey that is heavily involved in the Crypto space. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to lead the frontend development in a fast-paced environment as part of the company-wide digital transformation. We are looking for a self-starter passionate to drive continuous improvement, use cutting-edge technologies and comfortable to lead the technical direction of a dynamic team.

What the role involves:
- Contribute and lead frontend design and architecture including collaborating with various teams
- Apply expert knowledge of ReactJS, JavaScript, NodeJS, Angular 2.0 to design and develop key services 
- Participate in code reviews, actively identifying any potential issues and ways to improve
- Embrace industry best practices like continuous integration, continuous deployment, automated testing, TDD etc.
- Assist with training

Who you are:
- Must be independent and able to continuously recommend quality improvements
- A team player comfortable with leading to achieve collective goals
- Able to provide constructive feedback and possess a flexible mindset

- 10+ years of frontend development experience
- Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as React, NodeJS, Vue, Angular 2.0
- Experience of working with websockets, HTTP 1.1 and HTTP/2
- Experience with RESTful APIs and JSON RPC
- Knowledge of DevOps tools such as Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, CI/CD pipeline
- BS degree in Computer Science or Masters preferred

If this role sounds like it would be a good fit, then get apply below or get in touch with Nicole at nicole@umatr.io to discuss more about this opportunity.