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UI Developer Lead



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Denver, CO
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    Job Type
Full time
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    Date Posted
10 months ago
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Our client is looking for a developer lead with experience in developing front end web applications in JavaScript (Angular/React frameworks). As a frontend developer, you will be working with a group of UI web developers to design, build and maintain multiple UI portals/apps that make up our product platform. This is a team lead position, reporting directly to the Director of Engineering.  To be successful in this role, you will need to have a strong academic record with professional experience in software development, with exposure to design, estimating, development, and testing.  We understand you may not be an expert at everything, so you should be interested and willing to quickly learn new skills and be dedicated to continuous improvement of processes, applications and services, and be comfortable / willing to attend meetings and visit our office to participate in planning discussions.



You will be responsible for:

  • Designing and leading teams to develop application UIs and digital outputs of a content management system
  • Ensuring all designs and coding comply to documented user stories, security best practices, and performance guidelines
  • Assisting with design of test frameworks for the application
  • Resolving complicated UI problems and bugs that may come up during development and release
  • Participating and sharing status in daily stand-ups and team planning sessions as part of our Kanban development methodology

Minimum Requirements

You must possess the following qualifications to be considered for this position.

  • At least three years of professional software development experience using Javascript – (React or Angular frameworks preferred)
  • Extensive web development skills including HTML, CSS, and XML
  • Good understanding of web security (OWASP, SANS, CORS)
  • Understanding of language-specific concepts such as inheritance, scoping, type-coercing, etc.
  • Familiarity with JavaScript build and task-runner technologies such as NPM/Gulp/Grunt/Webpack

Preferred Competencies

Competency in the following areas will help you excel in this position.

  • Experience with test automation and willingness to cover your code with automated tests
  • Test frameworks – Mocha, Selenium, and Cypress.
  • JSON data interchange format / XML
  • Git and trunk-based development in a team environment (merge requests, branching, push, and pulls)

Soft Skills

  • Proven and demonstrable skills as it relates to verbal and written communication (in English)
  • Ability to estimate work and track time on tasks
  • Ability and desire to focus on deadlines and complete work efficiently
  • Professional and friendly support skills to assist with problems and solutions
  • Detailed and quality oriented
  • Self-aware with ability to improve based on manager, team, or other feedback
  • Energetic, positive, with the ability to bring a “can do” attitude to challenges


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