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Lead Software Engineer - JavaScript, React

Company: Guardian Life
Location: Madison
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

As a Lead Software Engineer, You will collaborate with off-shore Guardian teams to develop frontend features for Guardian internal service portals built on React platform.You will

  • Design, develop and deploy large scale cloud based Front End systems
  • Work as part of a scrum team to implement business requirements in a timely, performance-centric and maintainable manner
  • Collaborate with Technical Teams, Technical Managers, Project Managers, and subject matter experts to understand, plan and implement solutions. Teams are both on and off-shore.
  • Support installation of new or modified systems, providing post-implementation support
  • Ensure compliance with security, privacy, legal, infrastructure, and administrative/corporate processes and policies.
  • Ensure project success by reviewing project plans, timelines, estimates, dependencies, and requirements documents while providing feedback.
  • Partner with stakeholders, educating, negotiating, and influencing them on implementation options and risks.
  • Act independently and as part of a team to translate business and technical requirements into well-engineered, tested, and deployed applications.You areA hands-on professional who possesses enterprise frontend development skills.You haveStrong communication skills and can interact with senior leadership. You enjoy mentoring/coaching less experienced developers and most importantly, You are a problem solver who thrives under pressure and goes above and beyond to develop solutions.
    • 5+ years of professional experience as a software developer with a greater focus on UI and front-end architecture.
    • Experience in a lead role
    • A deep knowledge of modern web frameworks and web architecture best practices and patterns.
    • 3+ years of experience with modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, Ember) and current on REACT
    • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object mode
    • Deep understanding of React.js and its core principles
    • Prior experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
    • Knowledge in common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM.
    • Experience in UI, LESS, SCSS, HTML responsive design, e.g. CSS grid, flexbox, media querie
    • Knowledge of Responsive design using Material design, Bootstrap or equivalent
    • Cross-browser compatibility
    • Secure UI development best practices, e.g. OWASP
    • Experience with CI/CD and GIT, Jenkins or similar
    • Deep understanding and experience with cloud and security and authentication
    • Experience with REST APIs and REST API best practices
    • Experience in debugging technical issues by looking at application logs along with in-depth debugging skills on different browsers
    • Familiarity in AWS CloudWatch and Splunk
    • Familiarity with Safe Agile process and planning, Jira, Confluence etc.
    • Nice to have: TypeScript, Boilerplate, Storybook, Domain driven design and Unit test writing utilizing Jest and other toolsLocation
      • The primary location for this position is remote, with an at home work arrangement.
      • Occasional on-site work in Holmdel, NJ, Bethlehem, PA or NYC#GuardianITOur PromiseAt Guardian, youll have the support and flexibility to achieve your professional and personal goals. Through skill-building, leadership development and philanthropic opportunities, we provide opportunities to build communities and grow your career, surrounded by diverse colleagues with high ethical standards.Salary Range$91,380.00 - $169,690.00The salary range reflected above is a good faith estimate of base pay for the primary location of the position. The salary for this position ultimately will be determined based on the education, experience, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate. In addition to salary, this role may also be eligible for annual, sales, or other incentive compensation.Inspire Well-BeingAs part of Guardians Purpose to inspire well-being we are committed to offering contemporary, supportive, flexible, and inclusive benefits and resources to our colleagues.Health Care
        • Choice of [high deductible/copay] medical plans* with prescription drugs, including coverage for fertility and transgender inclusive benefits
        • Dental plan
        • Vision plan
        • Health care accounts flexible spending, health reimbursement, and health savings accounts
        • Critical illness insuranceLife and Disability Insurance
          • Company-paid Life and Disability insurance plus voluntary supplemental coverage
          • Accident insuranceRetirement and Financial
            • 401(k) retirement plan with a company match, plus an annual age/service-based Company contribution and an annual profit-sharing contribution, if applicable
            • Complimentary 1:1 financial guidance with a licensed Fidelity representativeTime Off and Remote Work
              • Flexible work arrangements (part in-person/part remote)
              • Unlimited paid time off for most roles plus time off for volunteering, jury duty, voting, and bereavement
              • Personal holidays for colleagues to use in recognition of religious, cultural, or civic days
              • Paid parental leave and paid family and medical leave policiesEmotional Well-being and Work-Life
                • Emotional well-being, mental health, and work/life resources powered by Spring Health
                • Wellness programs, including fitness program and equipment reimbursement
                • Child, adult, and elder back-up care support through Bright Horizons
                • Adoption assistance
                • College planning
                • Tuition reimbursement
                • Student loan assistance
                • Commuter benefits in select metropolitan areasJustice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (J.E.D.I.)
                  • Employee Resource Groups that advocate for inclusion and diversity
                  • J.E.D.I. certification and training programs
                  • Matching gifts/volunteeringBenefits apply to full-time eligible employees. Interns are not eligible for most Company benefits.Equal Employment OpportunityGuardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.Guardian is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact applicant_accommodation@glic.com .Every day, Guardian helps our 29 million customers realize their dreams through a range of insurance and financial products and services. Our Purpose, to inspire well-being, guides our dedication to the colleagues, consumers, and communities we serve. We know that people count, and we go above and beyond to prepare them for the life they want to live, focusing on their overall well-being mind, body, and wallet. As one of the largest mutual insurance companies, we put our customers first. Behind every bright future is a GuardianTM. Learn more about Guardian at guardianlife.com .

Keywords: Guardian Life, Madison , Lead Software Engineer - JavaScript, React, IT / Software / Systems , Madison, Wisconsin

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