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Lead React Developer
Ref No.: 24-88806
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/01/2024
Role: Lead React Developer
Location: Remote
Contract: 6+ months
Job ID: 130201

Responsibilities include:
  • This team is moving towards micro front end architecture
  • This group had never had a UI project before, not familiar with the technology stack
  • Don't know what they did in the past was necessarily right
  • Need someone with experience to guide best practices in React, and work with the lead Architect to get to micro front end architecture
  • The concepts are in place, but they need someone to continue to drive independent technology advancements
  • Responsibilities mainly fall in the front end, if they get someone with a little bit of full stack experience that is fine
  • Preferred for them to have lead experience already, a senior dev with no directs will be a steep learning curve
  • Responsible for leading the team, developing their acumen in micro front end technologies, developing a library, building a common framework for UI – micro front end, building the shell for the teams to leverage moving forward
  • Not interfacing with stakeholders, mostly with the architecture team, mentoring and coaching, working closely with lead architect
  • Build and integrate a common framework, helping with solutions, code reviews
  • React testing libraries, overall understanding of what the best approach is

Must Have Skills:
  • Proven experience in container and cloud technologies, including Docker, ECS Fargate and AWS, as well as secure application development.
  • Experience in developing using react router, redux, webpack, scss/sass etc.
  • Professional experience in building front-end frameworks and web technologies including HTML/CSS, JavaScript or Typescript, web components, Node.js or Vue.js or React.
  • Proven experience with building digital restful APIs (GraphQL is a plus)
  • Working knowledge of diverse front-end related technologies and new and current architectures such as - React JS, Vue JS, Redux, or other state management libraries, Node JS, Express Server, Unit testing with Jest, React testing library, Mocha, Chai, Enzyme.
  • Strong technical background on developing enterprise digital applications with MVC design pattern, micro front-end strategy and open micro service architectures.
  • Lead experience required
  • Bachelors required but more emphasis on practical working experience