Sr. Software Engineer - JS UI - Testing FW

Wright Associates  •  Boston, MA

5 - 7 years experience  •  Agriculture

$100K - $130K
Posted on 09/20/17 by Gary Wright
Wright Associates
Boston, MA
5 - 7 years experience
$100K - $130K
Posted on 09/20/17 Gary Wright

Position Title – WRTPIASSWEJSUI082017

Sr. Software Engineer – JS UI – Testing FW’s – React/Angular 2+ - API’s – Node.JS - Boston, MA Area - $$ Open

Base + Bonus + Equity + Comprehensive Benefits + Numerous Other Perks

Local Candidates Only - Will consider sponsorship for the right candidate – Requires very strong communication skills

2 Roles Available


A highly successful, private, innovative & fast growing Bioscience Agriculture company focused on delivering innovative products that increase the health & yield of crops in a natural way, helping to better feed the planet.

Position Summary:

The “Senior JavaScript UI Engineer” will build modular, customer-delightful mobile and web applications that are easy-to-use and fully tested and monitored.

This person will deliver features while building a component library to maximize code reusability. They will also be architecting the test infrastructure to ensure that things are smooth sailing in production. 

They will also be a critical member of a highly efficient and cohesive engineering team that is focused on the customer’s needs and requirements.

Key Outcomes:

·        Design the initial testing infrastructure that the team will use to add tests with all new features. This involves choosing the test framework and developing a process that all team members will follow.

·        Implement user interfaces that are highly intuitive, reliable and meet the needs of our customers

·        Design and build a component library that will be the basis of all user interfaces – both web and mobile

·        All mobile and web applications are fully tested, crash-proof and easily monitored with strong report-ability back to firm

Required Skills and Competencies:


Key Competencies:

·        Obsessed with delivering air tight, bug-free software

·        Maniacally focused on the end-user and customer and their user experience needs

·        Passion for developing customer-delightful and easy-to-use user interfaces, working directly with and demonstrating a deep understanding of the end-user / customer.

·        Passion for software development and modern software development practices, including lean and agile

·        Egoless and works and interacts well with software engineering, product management, business development and customers

·        Passion for firm’s mission and values

·        Able to get out in the field and excited to do so

·        Great listener and communicator, written and oral

·        Technically knowledgeable and not afraid to technically challenge other engineers

·        Ability and passion to quickly learn new technologies and industries, staying up-to-date with the latest technology and best practices.

·        Results oriented, demonstrating a passion to release software, while not compromising on quality


·        4+ years of web programming using JavaScript (TypeScript is a plus)

·        2+ years of building scalable web or hybrid mobile applications using a modern web framework such as React or Angular 2+ (React preferred but not required).

·        Intimate knowledge of front-end testing methodologies – unit testing, browser automation (snapshot testing and more advanced techniques a huge plus).

·        Knowledge of designing and integrating with REST or GraphQL APIs

·        Experience building tooling in Node.js

·        Demonstrable experience and knowledge of the differences between web and mobile application development and the tradeoffs of each.

·        Experience setting up monitoring solutions to track users and catch issues in Production

·        Actively practicing lean / agile software methodologies or similar

·        Experience working cross-functionally with Software Product Management, Architecture, User Experience and users to realize application development vision.

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