Director – Front End Engineering

Redmelon Design

Posted: 4 months ago

Company Website
https://cutshort.io/jo...
Position type
full time
Job source
Cutshort
Category
programming
Remote
No
Salary
30 - 50 lacs/annum
Job location
Mumbai
About

THE ROLE
As the “Head of Front End Engineering (FEE)”, you will be responsible for the technical design and implementation of web solutions at Indigo Consulting, where Web Technologies is the cornerstone to creating immersive user experiences. This is at the core of our mission of bringing CREATIVE + TECHNOLOGY + DATA together. In this position, you will report to Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

As part of an agile team, you will lead a group of front-end developers working in different technologies – ReactJS, Angular, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Vue.JS, Flutter etc and also work closely with DevSecOps, Quality assurance (QA) experts; business analysts (BA’s) and very closely with Customer Success Managers (CSM’s / Project Delivery managers).

We’re looking for an effective people manager with strong written and oral communication skills who is comfortable working collaboratively with CMO’s; CIO’s and CDO’s across different industry verticals externally and internally with user experience designers, content strategists, and other stakeholders. This person must have lead a team that would have delivered robust front-end solutions to complex problems in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while maintaining momentum in the face of obstacles.

Responsibilities:

• An expert of modern web development and its technologies & tools
• Work closely with Indigo’s CX team (UX Labs and UI Teams), to build enterprise-class web applications that accurately
match end-user needs and customer expectations & creative designs.
• Completely own the floor Leadership of the FEE development team – from validation of effort estimation to signing-
off BRD’s and FSD’s to leading team of highly skilled front end engineering team
• Oversight and guidance for the design, code and testing of client solutions produced by the development team
• Own the complete process automation of code development
• Assurance that the team meets service commitments for assigned deliverables
• Partner with the DevSecOps and QA team closely to provide leadership and inputs to test planning and code
deployment
• Fosters a collaborative, team environment
• Create and ensure adherence to relevant & latest frameworks, best-in-class coding standards, specifications &
guidelines
• Provides accurate estimation and delivery of projects to project managers / CSM’s
• Assesses the development requirements and provides input with regard to the provision of standard vs. customized solutions
• Provide context and guidance for integration and implementation of Front End Interfaces 
• Create guidelines for translating wireframes, comps, and functional requirements into functional XHTML / CSS /
JavaScript.
• Develop standards compliant mark-up and code XHTML, CSS2 / CSS3, Object Oriented JavaScript / Jscript .
• Aware of MVC, SOA
• Ensure that the team follows the development methodology and deliver components in Integrated Development
environment
• Ensure that the best practices around Source Code Control are followed
• Team Management, controlling and optimizing productivity of team

Qualifications:

THE PERSON
• Partner with Marketing & IT teams of large enterprise brands predominantly in India
• Have demonstrated cross-discipline SCRUM to realize evolving strategic and tactical goals using web technologies
to ensure seamless digital delivery of strategy and execution of digital transformation projects
• Have led team of developers across all Front-end technologies in the past for at least 8 years
• Have demonstrated expert level skills in the past to lead complex software engineering projects
• Closely partner with IT and Technology senior leaders of top Banks, Insurance, NBFC’s, CPG enterprise brands in
India & APAC region
• Have expert experience in overseeing and maintenance of source control systems, shared repositories, conducting code reviews, quality checks, code validation

THE MUST-HAVES
• Experience in working in an enterprise-level customer-facing role is very important
• Experience with Git source control process
• Experience with JSON; RESTful services; DOM parsing and memory management strategies
• Application development life-cycle knowledge is mandatory
• Strong understanding of the 3 key areas of web application architecture:
    o Server back-end,
    o Frontend presentation (HTML, CSS) and
    o Interactive web (Javascript and jQuery)
• Expert proficiency in at least one modern language such as ReactJS, AngularJS etc
• Hands-on involvement with coding & strong ability to write modular and clean code
• Hands-on experience with automated unit testing
• Cross browser compliance
• Client-application code testing experience
• Knowledge of JavaScript design patterns
• Knowledge of performance tuning client-application code

THE GOOD-TO-HAVE

Key Skills
• JQuery - version 1.4 or higher
• Knowledge of JS testing frameworks (e.g., jsTestDriver, jasmine)
• Exposure to Java and good knowledge of SQL and MVC frameworks
• Hands-on experience with Public Cloud services such as AWS, Azure or GC
• Ability to pick up new technologies quickly and effectively.
• Well-informed about all the latest technologies and developments in the industry.
• Self-motivated and self-starter - Looking for candidates who can jump in quickly without a lot of direction.
• Attention to detail and ability to conceptualize a concept
• An understanding of marketing and digital strategy principles
• Strong presentation skills with an ability to communicate technical and digital principles effectively between
technical and non-technical groups
• Working knowledge of general web development libraries, packages, and methodologies including release cycle management, continuous integration, test-driven development and quality assurance processes (eg. Git, Grunt, Jenkins, Jira)

Other Work Requirements
• Hybrid Working
• Willingness to work occasional weekend and evening hours
• Work for this position will be performed out of our Mumbai Office
• Occasional client visits in India & APAC countries will be part of the job

Education
• B.tech, M.Tech or MCA with minimum 65% aggregate from an Engineering College of repute

Certifications
• Jira Certified
• Scrum Coach
• Experience coaching at large organizations or Fortune 500 companies
• Computer Science background
• Green / Black Belt Lean Six Sigma
• OpEx Certification Skills:- Angular (2+)

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