Manager - Frontend Engineering

Manager - Frontend Engineering

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / Toronto, Ontario, Canada  - Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely 

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced and hands-on technical manager that is able to both mentor and grow a SW team, as well as to provide technical leadership. The ideal candidate has experience as a JavaScript developer and ideally proficient with React. Your primary focus will be to manage a team of engineers to develop user interface components and organize data loaded from our API. You will lead the team to ensure that these components and the overall application are robust and easy to maintain. A commitment to sophisticated design and high quality and scalable code is important. We want leaders that think creatively, enjoy solving technical and usability challenges, and bring forth fresh ideas. You will work closely with the Chief Technology Officer and other SW managers to improve SW processes and drive the overall development cycle.

● Initially manage a small team (5 engineers)
● Developing new user-facing features using React and Typescript
● Building maintainable, modular, reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
● Helping design a rich, modern, simplified user experience
● Training and mentoring other front-end developers on the team
● Coordinate with the Product team to understand functional and technical requirements

Must Have Skills:

● BS in Computer Science or equivalent street cred
● At least 3 years of management experience in a Startup or similar environment
● Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
● Strong proficiency in JavaScript (Typescript a plus).
● Thorough understanding of React and its core principles
● Familiarity with RESTful APIs
● Familiarity with SCSS, or other styling systems and solid general understanding of CSS
● Experience with common front-end development tools such as Webpack, Jest, etc.

Nice to Have Skills:

● Experience with iOS (Swift) or Android (Kotlin) development
● Financial service or FinTech experience a plus
● Experience with chart libraries like Highcharts and Material U


Starting: ASAP

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