Tech Lead - Front-End/UI Development

Direct Hire

Minnetonka, MN

Angular, React and NodeJS

 

We are looking for an experienced Tech Lead with Front-End/UI Development expertise for a direct hire opportunity in the Minnetonka, MN area.  This company is in business for the trucking fleet of tomorrow, providing mobility and software solutions that give fleet managers and drivers tools to streamline safety, efficiency and control. The company's network communications, mobility and analytics products are used by more than 2,000 truckload, LTL, private and oil and gas services fleets throughout North America.

Position Overview:
As Tech Lead - Front-End/UI Development  you’ll guide a development team of software engineers in building custom solutions and creating a front-end/UI Development strategy and best practices. 
Using Agile methods, you’ll be involved in all aspects of the development life cycle including work planning, sprint execution, roadmaps, testing, and operational execution.  Your main responsibilities will be working with the developers to help them be efficient and successful and partnering with other company business units to ensure we meet their needs.  
 • 80% Technical Expertise and Guidance: Provide technical direction while also getting involved in “hands-on” design and development. 
 • 20% Training and Development: Provides technical and non-technical advice and training to team members where needed.                                               

Required Skills:
 • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent years of professional experience
 • 5+ years of experience in Front-End Software Engineering/ Software Development in a professional environment.
 • 2+ years of experience leading a development team 
 • 2+ years driving delivery in an Agile environment
 • Experience in web frameworks like Angular, React and NodeJS
 • Experience building adaptive or responsive websites using UI technologies like Bootstrap or material design
 • Demonstrated ability to learn and master complex technology
 • Strong verbal and written communication skills and effective collaboration experience

Preferred Skills:​
 • Angular Material (Material Design)
 • ES2015/ES6 (Babel)
 • HTML5 and CSS pre-processors such as SASS or LESS
 • Front-end build tools such as Grunt, Gulp, Browserify, or Webpack
 • Building NodeJS services
 • Experience designing, building, and operating enterprise grade cloud scale websites
 • Experience working with leadership and key stakeholders throughout the business
 • Experience interacting with users to understand business goals and design solutions

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.  This position does not qualify for sponsorship.  NO THIRD PARTY RESUMES PLEASE.  Applicant must be able to prove authorization to work in the US as part of Form I-9 verification.

If you are interested and available for this full-time position please use the apply process where you found this job or apply directly on our website at the following URL:  http://www.newtownsolutions.com/show_job.cfm?ID=00003468&SRC=NTS