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Lead Software Engineer - Javascript, React (Remote) at Guardian in Holmdel, New Jersey

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description for Lead Software Engineer

 As a Lead Software Engineer, you will collaborate with on-shore / off-shore Guardian teams to develop features for Guardian applications built on Java platform.

You will

  • Work as part of a scrum team to implement business requirements in a timely, performance-centric, and maintainable manner

  • Design, implement and maintain Java-based applications that can be high-volume and low-latency

  • Collaborate with Technical Teams, Technical Managers, Project Managers, and subject matter experts to understand, plan and implement solutions. Teams are both onsite and offshore.

  • Support installation of new or modified systems, providing post-implementation support

  • Ensure compliance with security, privacy, legal, infrastructure, and administrative/corporate processes and policies.

  • Ensure project success by reviewing project plans, timelines, estimates, dependencies, and requirements documents while providing feedback.

  • Act independently and as part of a team to translate business and technical requirements into well-engineered, tested, and deployed applications.

You are

A hands-on professional who possesses enterprise frontend development skills.

You have strong communication skills and can interact with senior leadership. You enjoy mentoring/coaching less experienced developers and most importantly, You are a problem solver who thrives under pressure and goes above and beyond to develop solutions.

  • 5+ years of professional experience as a software developer with proficiency in Java, with a good understanding of its ecosystem

  • Sound knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) Patterns and Concepts

  • Experience in a lead role

  • A deep knowledge of modern web frameworks and web architecture best practices and patterns.

  • 3+ years of experience with modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Angular, jQuery) and current on REACT

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object mode

  • Deep understanding of React.js and its core principles

  • Prior experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)

  • Knowledge in common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM.

  • Experience in UI, LESS, SCSS, HTML responsive design, e.g. CSS grid, flexbox, media queries

  • Knowledge of Responsive design using Material design, Bootstrap or equivalent

  • Cross-browser compatibility

  • Secure UI development best practices, e.g. OWASP

  • Experience with CI/CD and GIT, Jenkins or similar

  • Deep understanding and experience with cloud and security and authentication

  • Experience with REST APIs and REST API best practices

  • Experience in debugging technical issues by looking at application logs along with in-depth debugging skills on different browsers

  • Familiarity in AWS CloudWatch and Splunk

  • Familiarity with Safe Agile process and planning, Jira, Confluence etc.

Our Promise:

At Guardian, you’ll have the support and flexibility to achieve your professional and personal goals.  Through skill-building, leadership development and philanthropic opportunities, we provide opportunities to build communities and grow your career, surrounded by diverse colleagues with high ethical standards.

We Offer:

  • Meaningful and challenging work opportunities to accelerate technology and innovation in a secure and compliant way.

  • Competitive compensation

  • Excellent medical, dental, supplemental health, life and vision coverage for you and your dependents with no wait period

  • Life and disability insurance

  • A great 401(k) with match

  • Tuition assistance, paid parental leave and backup family care.

  • Dynamic, modern work environments that promote collaboration and creativity.

  • Flexible time off, dress code, and work location policies to balance your work and life in the ways that suit you best.

  • Social responsibility in all aspects of our work. We volunteer within our local communities, create educational alliances with colleges, drive a variety of initiatives in sustainability, and advocate for diversity & inclusion in all that we do. 

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Equal Employment Opportunity:

Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.



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