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Front-end Technical Architect (Anywhere in India (Remote))

At Axelerant, we are looking for Front-end Architects to join our delivery team building robust and scalable web applications. You will be working hard as you would be leading the development team for the website and application needs of the clients by engaging in hands-on tasks to ensure that the deliverables meet defined objectives within the planned timeline and budget.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate strong Front-end development and design skills and passion to develop a pleasing user experience.
  • Work with scrum teams (Scrum Master, Developer(s), Technical Architect, Service Delivery Manager) to review and understand incoming work items and estimate time appropriately, with minimum guidance from mentors as and when required.
  • Work with Technical Architects and designers to design and architect the Front-end application integrated with back-end systems.
  • Reviewing the work done by other Front-end developers and unblocking them if required.
  • Own technical design and solutions of moderate to complex features from features all the way through from analyzing requirements to technical design and launch.
  • Analyze requirements and identify gaps/ambiguities in requirements.
  • Develop unit and automated integration tests that give the team confidence to deploy to production on a predictable cadence.
  • Proactive and thorough communication with team members.

Requirements

  • The expertise of core front-end web technologies: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Ability to build large scale Front-end websites and design systems that are performant and loosely coupled.
  • Expertise in advanced JavaScript concepts and ES2015+.
  • Expertise in building Single Page Applications using frameworks like Angular, Vue, or React.
  • Experience building CMS front-ends.
  • Understanding of how back-end applications work.
  • Experience with Progressive Web Application and building offline experiences.
  • Through an understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (e.g. Requirements, Design, Development, Testing) and exposure to Agile or iterative SDLCs.
  • Good knowledge of how to build high-performance, highly scalable technology platforms
  • Proficient with source control systems such as Git, Subversion, etc.
  • Proficient in Object-Oriented and Functional Programming in JavaScript.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred

  • Passion for the web, open-source development, and for helping us build a hot and growing start-up
  • 6+ years of experience developing front-end applications.
  • Experience with Node.js and NPM ecosystem.
  • Experience interacting with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML) and integration with CMSes.
  • Experience with CI tools (Jenkins, Travis, or Circle).
  • Experience providing technical support or consulting strongly preferred
  • Understanding of BDD and TDD and willing to write the test automation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Ability to work with a geographically distributed team

About Axelerant

As a global company that puts care into employee happiness, engineering excellence, and customer success, we are in striking contrast to the typical outsourcing option.

We started as an idea in 2005 to build a unique, fully-distributed team with the right set of employee benefits. Today we have engineering career ladders, a staff as stakeholders’ approach, and a focus on success management. We are a diverse team working remotely across many time zones, with success stories that back up capabilities, and a reputation for an unconventional work environment that empowers. We are the individuals directly challenging what it means to do global delivery differently for employees and partners.

Benefits

  • Extremely flexible work hours.
  • A culture that encourages community contributions and organizes hackathons.
  • An engaged working environment with frequent feedback and clearly set expectations.
  • BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) assistance—we’ll cover 50 percent of the purchase or repair costs for your device.
  • 35 days per year of consolidated leave (inclusive of bereavement leave, sick leave, and 12 holidays) plus maternity, paternity, and sabbatical allowances.
  • Health insurance covers immediate family members (yourself, father, mother, spouse, and up to two children).
  • Monthly fitness allowance to support your fitness goals.
  • Monthly meetup allowance to encourage in-person meetups with your teammates.
  • One-time home office allowance to help you set up a productive workplace if you're planning to work from home.
  • Co-working allowance to support working from a co-working space if that environment keeps you engaged and productive.
  • Continuous learning allowance for professional development, certifications, and training.
  • Sponsored domestic and international event attendance.
  • Annual retreats, quarterly town halls, and monthly celebrations.
  • Referral bonuses.
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