Senior Front End Engineer
- Company Description
PeopleperHour.com is a one-stop virtual community where freelancers and small businesses can connect. With a vibrant community of over 400,000 freelancers across 150 countries available to work at the click of a button, it’s like having a virtual, on-demand, and global workforce at the ready.
Whether you need a logo designed, a photo retouched, blog curated, a video promo formatted, or some copyediting, PPH is your de facto resource where you can get any Job Done fast, reliably and at lower cost.
We are an Index Ventures (www.indexventures.com) backed business, started in London and now operating across 3 cities: London, Athens and New York.
We are fast growing, highly ambitious team and have high aspirations. We strive to punch above weight and stretch ourselves each and every day. We work hard but we have fun. If you are a high achiever, who always aims for the best, are always up for a challenge, and ready to join a fast-paced disruptive business then we’d like to hear from you.
- Job Description
The Senior Front End Engineer is a senior leadership position that reports straight to the Head of Engineering. You will be responsible for translating product requirements into technical designs, ensuring that the front end technologies used are scalable, maintainable and provide a modern UX/UI touch to the end user. You will be expected to be ahead of the curve, keep up with the latest technologies and identify the ones that will be key for PPH to adopt and how they should be implemented.
More specifically, your role will involve:
Provide technical leadership and direction on the front end architecture to the development team.Drive front end architecture, design and implementation.Conduct technical design reviews, code reviews, and contribute to development project estimates and scheduling.Research new technologies and identify if/when/how they should be adopted by PPH.Code sampling and reviews to ensure best practices are followed.
- Desired Skills / Experience
Solid experience with front end code on web-based apps/systems.Extensive experience in some mvc js frameworks (angular, backbone, ext js, agility etc…).Extensive experience in HTML5, CSS3.Experience in responsive design and implementation.Exposure to new trends in mobile technologies and other front end trends with proven experience in mobile site implementation.Exposure to relational database design (MySQL preferred) and NOSQL technologies (solr / mongodb).Strong, hands-on working knowledge of OO languages and design patterns. PHP experience a bonus especially with mvc frameworks.
BSc or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems or similar.
We offer a very competitive package, depending on level of experience and the value we believe you can add to the business. You will have the opportunity to work in a motivating and multicultural environment as well as on a global scale project.