FrontEnd Engineer

Hirestarter's client is a startup disrupting the world of business aviation. They are a global group purchasing organization for general aviation enabling everyone from individual owner-operators to small and medium-sized commercial airlines to buy the equipment, services, and supplies they need to open and operate.

We are looking for a Frontend Engineer who will be reporting to the VP of Engineering, work closely with the head of product and the broader engineering team, and lead the implementation of the middle/front-end for various initiatives within our product roadmap.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Architect, develop, test, and maintain the front-end for all of their responsive web applications

  • Brainstorm with larger engineering team to identify innovative strategies and solutions to technical and business challenges

  • Provide thought leadership in areas of expertise to the entire company (leadership, peers, junior resources)

  • Work with the product owners and leadership to implement new products and features

  • Work with third-party partners and customers to support and extend capabilities

WHAT WE LOOK FOR:

  • A passion for slick UX and pixel perfect UI design

  • 3-4+ years developing responsive, single page, enterprise web applications

  • Deep experience with the LATEST front-end web stack (CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript, browsers, etc)

  • Robust knowledge of React specifically and JS frameworks generally (React, Angular, Ember, Babel, Backbone, etc)

  • Proficient in analysis, design, and development of front end for large scale dynamic web apps.

  • Experience developing fast, optimized, responsive front-end code.

  • Experience understanding and integrating with APIs, triggering and managing asynchronous method calls, and handling error states.

  • Demonstrated aptitude to quickly and effectively adapt to technologies outside of current experience.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Ability to work independently

  • Familiarity working with Agile, Lean, or other rapid development methodology

  • Familiarity working within continuous release environments.

BONUS POINTS

  • Experience with modern design/develop stack (Invision, Zeplin, etc)

  • Experience with Node.js and NPM

  • Experience with middle layer technologies and services (Spring, JSON, etc)

  • Experience with business and private aviation

  • Knowledge of or experience with group purchasing organization business model

  • BS or higher in science, applied mathematics, computer science, engineering or a similar field