Senior Front End Software Engineer


Charlotte, NC
Full Time

Ekos is seeking a Senior Front End Software Engineer to help us grow our beer and cider offerings and continue moving into other markets. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader who is motivated, comfortable with multi-tasking and taking ownership of their work, as well as enjoy proactively searching for innovative solutions to complex problems. In order to help ensure all aspects of this multifaceted position are performed as expected, measurable metrics will be provided along with regularly scheduled performance reviews.

What you'd be doing:

• Intermediate debugging skills (ex: debug base HTML, CSS, JS issues)

• Continuously looks for opportunities for improvement/efficiencies in the codebase they support

• Can actively produce consistent, quality code in line with our Coding Standards

• Execute and hit deadlines as well as provide timely feedback if the scope is incorrect

• Collaborate with the Engineering team and engineering leaders, QA, and the Product Management team to develop the best solution based on structured requirements

• Scope and develop timelines for all front-end code tasks/projects

• Support and mentor fellow team members in the completion of their tasks

• Follow administration guidelines of all technical facets as presented by CTO and within prescribed policy limits and applicable Federal / State laws and regulations

• Supervise team activities in accordance with the policies, procedures and goals established by the Management Team

• Participate in application development meetings and assist in implementing action items as needed

• Strong business acumen/tech translator

• Oversee software development utilizing JavaScript, TypeScript,

• Supervise the creation of user interfaces using JavaScript, React, HTML5 and CSS

• Manage the production of design documents and unit tests, and other document requirements

In House Support and Communication

• Actively participate in design and code reviews

• Drive continuous improvement and efficiency through recommending process enhancements and additional features

• Stay abreast of development methodologies, competitors, and advances in technology

• Work with other departments as needed to find solutions to customer concern or complaints

• Research and identify cause of reported defects and issues

• Diagnose defects within the software and develop defect fixes

• Perform and assist with quality assurance activities as needed

• Participate in training and / or customer support activities as needed

• Complete additional projects as needed

What we'd like to see:

• Minimum 6 years, preferred 8 years web application development experience

• Strong foundational knowledge of HTML5, CSS (SASS preferred), JavaScript

• Git version control

• Build systems: gulp, grunt, Webpack, NPM, Bower

• Semantic markup using HTML5

• Able to develop fully responsive websites using CSS media queries instead of JS based solutions

• Ability to debug and troubleshoot

• Expert ability to scope and timeline a technical front-end project, with the understanding and ability to collect the required inputs on their own

• Understanding of technical concepts (API’s, modular concepts, modular CSS, JavaScript etc)

• 2+ Years Experience with React

• Experience with Agile/Scrum practices

• Strong organizational skills with an eye for detail

• Ability to work independently as well as in a group setting

• Strong leadership skills

• Must be able to work from office located in Charlotte, NC

ekos_ is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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