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Reference # : 17-05055 Title : Sr Tech Mgr-Apps Prog (Sr Front End Leader)
Location : Chicago, IL
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : 10 Years Start Date : 11/16/2017  
Description
Job description
Manages a function or unit within the technology environment. Manages associates and makes all decisions on personnel actions including staffing, performance management and compensation decision-making. Supports multiple systems through maintenance, modification and problem resolution to support ongoing delivery of services and/or operations. Manages multiple applications/development projects, or single major complex initiatives if a small area of the development function. Coordinates resources across various applications, operations or projects. Manages budget, monitors progress and adjusts resources and priorities accordingly. May provide expertise in determining the strategic technical direction and system architecture for initiatives. Provides input on policy issues. Typically requires 7-10 years of applicable experience.
We are looking for a Senior Front End Development Manager & Product Evangelist with extensive experience in modern frameworks, techniques and best practices. Responsibilities include leading a core team developing the core platform, utilities, and capabilities for use on the Sparta (UI) platform at Client. As well as helping to develop and define enterprise UI/Javascript Standards. This lead will work closely with his/her team and partners across the Enterprise, supporting Application Development teams as they deliver experiences on top of this Global UI, and analyzing, and incorporating modern UI technologies as the Front End landscape evolves. This is a unique opportunity to influence and redefine the customer facing platform for a Fortune Top 25 Corporation.
The ideal candidate will be an expert in modern CSS approaches such as SASS and OOCSS, JavaScript frameworks/libraries such as React, Polymer, Angular, etc, and be able to contribute to a server-side build-driven JavaScript platform that utilizes Node.js and Grunt.
Required Skills/Experience:
  • Expert Level Knowledge of Javascript
  • Knowledge of multiple MVC Javascript Frameworks
  • Experience with CSS PreProcessors
  • Must have the ability to work in, and lead a team
  • Must be able to help communicate ideas and best practices to more junior developers
  • Must be able to lead & collaborate with wider groups on standards and best practices
  • Must be able to present on the initatives of the group and help influence/evangelize new groups to adopt our tools and best practices
Desired Skills/Experience:
  • Expert Level of SCSS & OOCSS
  • Experience with multiple JS frameworks (ex: React, Polymer, Angular, etc.)
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Knowledge of Javascript Testing Frameworks
  • Knowledge of GraphQL
  • Experience designing large scale UI eco-systems/architectures
More information about the job
Is Relocation Available? Yes, regional
Are you open to sponsorship? No
This position is: Backfill
Is there a possibility to work remote? No
Is there equity? No
Are there flexible work hours? No
Does this position have direct reports? Yes
Who does this position report to? Sr Tech Manager

What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
Expert Level Knowledge of JavaScript Must have angular/react/ember. Knowledge of multiple MVC Javascript Frameworks Experience with CSS PreProcessors Must be able to present on the initatives of the group and help influence/evangelize new groups to adopt our tools and best practices.

What are the nice-to-have skills?
Expert Level of SCSS & OOCSS Experience with Node.js

What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
We are looking for a Senior Front End Development Manager & Product Evangelist with extensive experience in modern frameworks, techniques and best practices. Responsibilities include leading a core team developing the core platform, utilities, and capabilities for use on the Sparta (UI) platform at Client. As well as helping to develop and define enterprise UI/Javascript Standards.