Snr Front End Engineer

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Software Developer/Engineer
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Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Not Specified
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Competitive salary offered
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This is a remote-first company. Work remotely from anywhere in Ireland or alternatively, work in our city-centre office location in Galway, Ireland Join a cross-functional application team responsible for developing a global leading conference management system, designed specifically for medical, technical, scientific, and academic events. Over half a million researchers in more than 60 countries have used the platform to take part in physical, online, and hybrid conferences. You will be part of a talented, cross-functional, full-stack team who are highly skilled in web technologies and work together across the entire stack. You will work in collaboration with other front-end & back-end engineers, and the product team to architect, build and maintain a reusable, component-based front end to underpin user experience. You will have a significant voice within the application team and the engineering team at large and work closely with the product team to turn ideas into features that will delight our customers and deliver on our mission to build exceptional software. Responsibilities As a senior front end engineer working on a team dedicated to future development on our flagship conferencing software your responsibilities will include: Reviewing requirements, scoping, developing great code, and working with our QA team to ensure adherence to requirements. Bringing current technical expertise in web technologies to the team and applying this knowledge to improve the development, execution or quality of our products. Working closely with the product team and designing sustainable, future solutions that deliver on the customer vision. Promoting high standards of software by writing high quality code. Providing mentorship to junior members of the team and communicating to stakeholders. Creating unit tests, performing design and code reviews. Administrative work includes answering engineering related questions in Slack, having random conversations, and doing other day-to-day things to support your team. Experience We welcome diverse perspectives and people who aren t afraid to challenge assumptions 5+ years of proven software development experience using front end technologies within a cross functional development team. Strong Javascript experience. Our front end is built using Backbone.JS, Underscore.JS and jQuery. You don t need direct experience in those tools, but you do need the drive and desire to dive in and learn them in order to help us ship features in the short term, and to help us find the best migration path towards a modern React based frontend. Strong HTML & CSS experience. Our front end heavily utilises SCSS. Experience architecting complex single page JavaScript applications. Experience developing accessible, reactive, consistent components. Experience developing features from conception to sign off. Experience working as part of an agile team. Strong troubleshooting ability in complex systems, you should be comfortable analysing logs, reproducing issues, debugging scripts to identify and resolve the root cause of issues. Experience offering peer support and mentoring junior team members. Strong ability to review, write, and evaluate code. Preferred: Exposure to a CI/CD environment. An advantage: Scrum master experience. Backend development knowledge is useful but not essential for this role - Ruby, MySQL, RESTful APIs, JSON

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