Director of Front End Development / VueJS

Full Time

    Job Description

    A well-established company based in Chicago is looking for a Director of Engineering who is Front End focused. The team is local to Chicago and ideally looking for someone who can come into their office semi-regularly.
    This company is currently working on scaling out their platform to support its user base. They have successfully re-platformed their back end from a legacy Rails monolith to Python microservices. They're now looking for someone who can successfully revamp their front end to reflect that with Vue components. You'd start with a few contractors reporting into you and would slowly build out the team in house. This role will allow you to drive the entire technical direction of a product that is well integrated into the space they're in. If you're looking for somewhere you can make and impact and take a ton of ownership, hit apply! Required Skills & Experience
    • 10+ years of professional experience
    • Experience leading teams
    • Ability to still be hands on with JavaScript and related Frameworks
    • BS+ in CS/STEM/Related
    • Strong communication skills cross-functionally
    • Strong Front End Architecture experience
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Strong Vue component skills
    • Experience with NuxtJS
    • Cloud experience with AWS and Serverless
    • Experience working with different internal and external stakeholders
    • MS+ in CS/STEM/Related
    What You Will Be Doing Tech Breakdown
    • 80% Front End Development
    • 20% Back End Development
    Daily Responsibilities
    • 20% Hands On
    • 50% Management
    • 30% Team Collaboration
    The Offer
    • Competitive salaries
    You will receive the following benefits:
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Benefits
    • Vision Benefits
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • 401(k)

    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis now and in the future.