Verizon Senior Frontend Engineer - React in Portland, Oregon

What you’ll be doing...

You’re passionate and curious about technology, drones, aviation, or all of the above. You have experience working with 100% SaaS architecture, peer mentorship and implementation of front-end architectures using React. As a Senior Front-End Engineer, you will design, develop, and implement new capabilities for the Skyward Platform that scale and encourage best practice. You will participate in a collaborative Agile team environment and build features that not only meet customer requirements, but help Skyward pave the future in an incredibly innovative industry.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Actively participate as part of a team of engineers responsible for the Skyward Platform.

  • Utilize the React framework to structure new UI’s with an eye towards deprecating the Angularjs pieces of our application.

  • Contribute to Agile team ceremonies such as planning, scoping and retrospectives.

  • Work with UX specialists to make interfaces appealing, easy, attractive and simple.

  • Collaborate with back-end engineers to evolve architectural best practices that ensure scalable, reusable and reliable implementations.

  • Provide mentorship for the team and align around front-end best practices utilizing React.

  • Practice, teach and evolve our front-end testing strategy utilizing Test Driven Development techniques.

  • Participate in code reviews and pair programming exercises that encourage continuous learning.

  • Keep abreast of technology trends and work to apply them when appropriate.

What we’re looking for...

  • Development expertise with a solid understanding of Javascript, React, HTML5, and CSS3

  • Familiarity with, but not an expert at, Angularjs 1.X

  • Expertise and demonstratable experience leveraging architectural patterns for integrating React frameworks

  • Experience with building responsive Single Page Applications using RESTful web services and processing JSON data

  • Experience with enterprise systems (and related frameworks like Spring Boot), SSO frameworks/approaches, and data stores

  • Experience with continuous integration application delivery, including provisioning, deployment, testing and version control

  • Experience developing and implementing automated unit tests using technologies like JUnit, JSUnit, Jest, Enzyme and other xUnit testing frameworks

  • Experience working within an Agile team environment

  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization

You’ll need to have…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • 6+ years of front-end development experience

  • 2+ years integrating React frameworks and functionality

  • 2+ years experience with database technologies (Postgres, MySql, etc) including SQL

  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative Agile team

  • Demonstrated aptitude and desire to learn new skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to embrace change and work in a fast paced, iterative environment

  • Ability to develop an understanding of the commercial UAS marketplace and customers’ needs

Even better if you have…

  • Experience working in a startup environment

  • Test Driven Development Experience a plus

  • PostGIS experience

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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