Senior Front End Developer

Vision Critical - Toronto, ON (23 days ago)

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About the Team
The product team in Toronto is responsible for building solutions to enable our customers to deliver exclusive interactive experiences to their customers. We are currently working on building out an engagement platform to nurture customer relationships with the goal of understanding what customers want and when they want it.

Our team works at a fast pace, loves to collaborate, and is relentlessly focused on delivering experiences, not just features. We strongly believe in the following principles:

  • All for one. We win working as a team. Team productivity trumps individual productivity. We go out of our way to help each other.
  • Design first. We talk to our customers and design solutions to meet their needs.
  • Ship It. We're all makers and builders. We believe in finishing, delivering, then iterating.
About the Role
As a senior front-end developer you’ll help lead the direction of a consumer facing product built in React that is used by some of the biggest brands in the world. You’ll be the most senior frontend developer on the team so your opinions will hold a lot of sway, and you’ll quickly become the owner of large parts of the application. You’ll work with UX, Product Management, security professionals and other engineers on a daily basis in order to build amazing software experiences.

What you will accomplish by Day 1:
You’ll meet with your assigned “buddy” to get a tour of the space and meet the team, get settled into your space, and go grab a coffee.
Get a rundown of Vision Critical’s policies and benefits from our HR team and review some paperwork.
Get started setting up your development environment and make sure you have all the software tools you need.

by Week 1:
Let’s get you into the code! You’ll pick up a small bug or task and get it out into production.
We’ll run over the architecture of the system, how it is deployed and the various tools we use to monitor and debug the system in pre-prod and prod environments.
You’ll learn about the product and platform that we provide our customers and start to get an understanding of who our customer is and what problem we solve for them.
By Month 1
You’ll have shipped a feature to production.
We demo our work regularly, you’ll be able to show the team what you’ve accomplished so far.
We’ll set up regular touchpoints with your team lead so we can get on the same page regarding your career aspirations and goals and we’ll determine milestones that you can hit.
With the team you’ll review concepts and designs for future experiences and provide your opinions and feedback in a collaborative environment with the goal of creating the best software possible.

A bit about you:
You have 5+ years of experience with React or Angular
You excel in a fast-paced agile environment
You have strong opinions about how a large JavaScript application should be built and are not shy about sharing those opinions
You are comfortable mentoring more junior developers
You have experience working in a SaaS environment (considered an asset)
You are team oriented and are glad to lend a hand to a colleague in need
You are a creative thinker who loves to share their thoughts and ideas
Ready to join our team?

If you are customer and people centric and are interested in helping Vision Critical deliver on its commitments and taking your career to the next level, we invite you to apply online now.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

We know there are many options in the marketplace and want to sincerely thank you for your interest, and taking the time to apply to Vision Critical.