Development Director - Front End

Job Number:16963

Position Title:

External Description:

Job Title: Development Director - Front End

Position Summary:

As a Development Director - Front End, you will oversee and support the development of a world class engineering team. The Development Director - Front End is an essential collaborator with Workforce Solutions teams in the definition and implementation of the new generation of product experiences. The Development Director - Front End position is responsible for providing technical leadership in a fast-paced and innovative environment.

As part of the Workforce Solutions team, the Development Director - Front End will lead a team of 10-12 software engineers building our mission critical products experience. The Development Director - Front End will manage a team of talented 10-12 front-end developers who tackle complex technical challenges in our journey through transformation.

Additional responsibilities of the Development Director - Front End include:

* Lead the planning, execution and success of complex technical projects

* Work closely with product management to ensure we're building the best products

* Foster an environment of definition and adoption of best practices, from frameworks to APIs and back end design and development

Required Skills of the Development Director - Front End:

* 8+ years of relevant work experience, with ideally 5 years in a lead role

* Strong technical and design capabilities

* Proficiency with JavaScript core language features and functionality including ES6 and ES7 features

* Experience with at least one modern client side JavaScript framework or library (React, Angular, Ember)

* Deep understanding of Portals Technologies, preferably Liferay and Bootstrap

* Experience working with APIs and back end applications

* Understanding of practical uses of responsive design and HTML, the use of tools like Sass and authoring modular CSS (CSS modules or PostCSS)

Preferred Skills of the Development Director - Front End:

* Software development patterns like OOP, Flux/Redux, Modular, MVVM, MVC and Observer.

Core Competencies of the Development Director - Front End:

* Strong communication and collaboration skills

* A crafty problem solver in a fast-paced environment who works to find win-win solutions

* Knowledge of best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and deployment

Education:

* BS degree in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience

Primary Location:

USA-St. Louis-Lackland

Function:

Function - IT Product Engineering

Schedule:

Full time

City:St. Louis

Location_formattedLocationLong:St. Louis, Missouri US

State:Missouri

Community / Marketing Title:Development Director - Front End

Company Profile:

Requisition Number:J00063340

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Equifax is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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