Software Architect, Front-end

slickdeals   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Media

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Not Specified years

Posted 57 days ago

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We are looking for a Software Architect with a primary focus on front-end platforms to join us in designing and delivering forward-thinking applications to improve our users' ability to save money and enhance their shopping experience. You will help ensure that as an engineering organization we are implementing a maintainable platform that balances scalability, performance, and reliability. You will work closely with our software engineers, product teams, and business teams to create a winning platform.

THE ROLE:

• Identifies and takes advantage of opportunities to improve maintainability and speed to market for application features as well as on page, end-user performance for those features.

• Provides technological and software design leadership for our development teams.

• Helps advance our engineers’ understanding of design and development best practices.

• Evaluates and recommends tools, technologies, processes and methodologies to produce a high-quality solution.

• Translates business requirements into effective technology solutions that meet our business needs efficiently.

• Documents and communicates technology direction to both engineers and the business.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

THE CANDIDATE:

• Has a track record of success in designing and building web services or web applications in a high scale, high-performance environment.

• Is proficient in and successfully implemented many of these software development best practices: design patterns, automated testing, continuous deployment, monitorability and other software development best practices.

• Is familiar with and capable of working in a LAMP stack.

• Has a variety of experience in multiple JS, CSS, and layout frameworks as well as recent vanilla HTML, JS and CSS experience (HTML5, ES6, CSS3).

• Has experience successfully identifying and resolving performance issues across the front-end stack.

• Communicates effectively with both technical and business team members in both one-on-one and group settings.

• Can rapidly assess multiple solutions for a problem and articulate the pros and cons of each solution

• Has experience mentoring, training, and providing technical leadership to software developers.

• Will lead from the front when necessary but understands when to fall back and let the rest of the team take over ownership of a project.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Familiarity and experience in Domain Driven Design
  • Experience in scaling for a high traffic web / services environment
  • Experience in identifying page speed bottlenecks and fixing them
  • Experience in a microservices environment
  • History of open source contributions