At Delta Dental, our strategy is only as strong as the people who execute it! We are hiring individuals that are not just right for today but also for our future. We have built a foundation of high-trust by treating all people with dignity, making and keeping commitments, and consistently striving to do the right thing. Our leaders optimistically share future possibilities to inspire and motivate others toward their full potential. We expect our employees to find ways to embrace positive change, be curious and challenge the status quo, and provide solutions to unmet problems. Joining Delta Dental means joining a culture focused on fostering development, building genuine connections, recognizing each other's strengths and sharing in successes. The Senior UI Software Engineer will help modernize our Online Billing Application and Group Management Experience. Along with writing effective code, the position will be responsible for designing, building, delivering and maintaining a highly scalable set of products and applications. The incumbent will use industry best practices and work collaboratively with cross-functional team of product managers, UX designers, architects, principal engineers, software engineers, test automation team and DevOps engineers.
How you will make an impact:
As a senior engineer and leader, drives and implements a variety of new cutting edge, business-critical projects that require fast, slick and extendable UI using the latest tools and libraries.
Designs, develops, and maintains responsive, accessible web applications providing user experiences on desktop and mobile devices. Writes high quality front-end with attention to scalability, security, and performance.
Performs as a key contributor to an engineering team that builds and supports exceptional products that provide innovative solutions to challenging business use cases, existing system and operational problems.
Participates in architectural design, system analysis, and programming activities on application software; this may often require independent research and study.
Develops high-quality and production-ready software by using best-practice data structures, algorithms, design patterns, and frameworks that are maintainable, scalable, responsive, and secure.
Writes highest quality code with utmost attention to scalability, security and performance and with an end-to-end mindset from conception to delivery and production support, owning specifications, quality, release deployments and monitoring of production health.
Produces complete, simple, and readable technical documentation for everything developed and maintains a team culture of documenting everything.
Tests and ensures quality of all code that developed in line with principles of test-driven development and continuous delivery, utilizing test automation frameworks wherever possible.
Participates in code-reviews, provides technical guidance and mentors software engineers.
Collaborates closely with Engineering leadership, Product Managers, Designers, Test Automation and other teams and business units to define, prioritize, sequence and scope business and functional requirements and drive results.
Instruments infrastructure and application performance monitoring, capacity management, alerting, tools instrumentation and metrics (KPI) management.
Performs impact assessment of product (hardware, software) upgrades.
Assists in planning, coordinating, and executing engineering projects.
Supports and collaborates with other Engineers through evaluation, design analysis, and development phases.
Maintains knowledge, ensures competency and compliance with policies and procedures, in order to be the technical expert while collaborating with cross-functional teams.
This list is not all-inclusive and you are expected to perform other duties as requested or assigned.
What we look for:
BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience.
5 to 7 years of experience designing and developing secure consumer-facing responsive, accessible user experiences and interfaces for web applications.
Expert level knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, Responsive web design, Accessibility (WCAG 2.0 AA).
3+ years of extensive experience building production application with ReactJS.
2+ years of extensive experience in CSS preprocessors like Sass or Less.
1+ years of experience building responsive Single Page Web Applications.
1+ years of experience building production application with Node.js.
Good understanding of design principles to build a scalable applications.
Advocate, advise, and implement - user-centered design, mobile first methodology, progressive enhancement and graceful degradation, accessibility, SEO, responsive design, and website performance.
Proficiency with Chrome and/or other browser Developer Tools.
Proficiency with Git/Github or other distributed version control systems.
Experience with Scrum, Agile Process.
Nice to have: Proficient with writing unit test case using any of the testing framework like Jest, Enzyme, Jasmine etc.
Ability to understand business plans and apply that information into the development of an IT business case.
Anticipates problems, resistance or likely objections and takes action to resolve them.
Ability to lead and manage small to large enterprise network implementations or changes.
Ability to guide, train and mentor associate engineers.
Highly skilled in developing quantitative cost/benefit analysis to measure improvements.
Proficient in organizational processes as well as capable of assessing and initiating change of such processes.
Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge and application of competency and can consult as well as lead others in its application.
Strong communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills.
Knowledge of agile development methodologies.
Ability to develop and maintain key vendor relationships with a focus on technology currency and best practices.
Life-long learner, process improver.
Benefits and perks:
12 days starting vacation plus 12 holidays and your birthday off!
Multiple medical insurance options: 100% paid or low cost premiums
100% paid dental insurance
100% paid vision insurance
Employee well-being program
Culture of learning: substantial tuition reimbursement to improve your skills
Career growth: we love promoting from within
Strong commitment to work/life balance
Social responsibility and volunteer opportunities
Due to COVID-19, there is an even greater demand for flexibility and change. Due to the pandemic, the expectation around work location for certain roles may be remote until a future date, determined by Delta Dental Management. Should the position you seek be determined by Delta Dental Management as "remote," the position may require you to have access to remote internet in order to meet the expectations outlined in the job duties. #LI-JS1 At Delta Dental we:Promote accountability, integrity and collaboration: Our employees are collaborative, self-aware, and ethical. It is our expectation to do the right thing and follow through on commitments.Foster professional development: Our employees take ownership of developing themselves and others through coaching, mentoring and providing/being open to constructive feedback and identifying learning opportunities.Value customers and cultivate positive experiences: Our employees take time to build rapport with customers, while anticipating and exceeding their needs to ensure positive outcomes. If you think this sounds like you, let's chat. We would love to tell you more! To see some of the smiling faces behind Delta Dental and to learn more about what our values and culture look like in action, connect with us on social media: @lifeatddins on Facebook and Instagram, @deltadentalins on Twitter, and Delta Dental Ins. on LinkedIn. ABOUT Delta DentalDelta Dental covers more Americans than any other dental benefits provider. Our vision is to motivate and empower every employee so we're all inspired to take exceptional care of our customers, providers and each other. Our Enterprise Strategy focuses on pillars of Growth and Diversification, supported by the platforms of Culture and People, Process and Technology. Our employees take pride working for a purpose-driven organization and live our values of Trust, Service, Excellence and Innovation. We are part of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of companies that provides dental coverage to 74 million people in the U.S. Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and Delta Dental Insurance Company, together with our affiliate companies, form one of the nation's largest dental benefits delivery systems, covering 33 million enrollees. All of our companies are members, or affiliates of members, of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of 39 Delta Dental companies throughout the country.Delta Dental provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other classification protected by federal or state law. In addition to federal law requirements, Delta Dental complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be provided if selected for hire.