Front End Lead Architect

Location Richmond
Discipline: Software Engineering
Salary: $120000 to $140000
Contact email:
Job ref: 418342
Published: about 1 month ago
** All visa sponsorships supported.
** This position is located in Charlottesville, VA

As a Front End lead architect, you will work closely with design and product teams from around the globe and multiple frontend development teams to develop and deliver enterprise applications and digital products. This will be an exciting opportunity to apply your development and leadership experience to create high impact user-centered products. These products will be used by internal and external personnel to curate company’s rich content and provide value add content for our customers. In this role, you will participate in reviewing business requirements and analysis until the final delivery of enterprise software in Angular 7 or 8.
Duties and responsibilities:

  • Implement the Front End technical design and development of enterprise-class web applications
  • Review business requirements and ability to perform a technical analysis of requirements and participating in estimation process
  • Driving architectural discussions for new applications
  • Deliver a solid, detailed technical design and architectural documentation
  • Creating governance with Design System and managing various teams delivering applications based on that
  • Contribute ideas for making the application better and easier to use
  • Leading multiple frontend developers on agile squads to deliver Angular application
  • Mentoring and supporting team members
  • Design and implement user authentication and security features
Specific Technologies used in the Content Technology team:
  • Angular 8, React, jQuery and other JavaScript libraries
  • JavaScript
  • CSS frameworks like Sass, Less
  • HTML5/CSS3 and other cross-browser responsive applications
  • Git, bower, grunt, yarn, and Yeoman
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
  • Graduated or masters with a degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in front end development and engineering
  • Demonstrated ability to build elegant and engaging user interfaces
  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript
  • Extensive experience on Angular 8, React, jQuery and other JavaScript libraries
  • Extensive experience in CSS frameworks like Sass, Less
  • Knowledge of Material Design principles and responsive design
  • Expert in HTML5/CSS3 and creating cross-browser responsive applications
  • Experience with git, bower, grunt, yarn, and Yeoman
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate with individuals across the organization.
  • Experience using component library framework integration (e.g. Angular Material).
  • Experience with REST Web Services.
  • Experience using state management (e.g. ngrx)
  • Experience with Build and Deployment automation (CI/CD)
  • Experience with Github and Jenkins
  • Experience writing UI unit tests