Senior Front End Developer - React Focused


At Railroad19, Inc. we develop customized software solutions and provide software development services.

We are currently seeking a talented Sr. Front-End Developer (React focused) with a full stack awareness, to join our world-class team of developers assigned to work on a new project. This role will be responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of the front-end solution for our client. In addition to contributing code and tangible deliverables, the role is expected to work as an adviser to help identify, educate, and foster best-in-class solutions. Creating these relationships requires strong communication skills and some travel to the customer.

At Railroad19, you are part of a company that values your work and gives you the tools you need to succeed. We are headquartered in Saratoga Springs, New York, but we are a distributed team of remote developers across the US. Railroad19 provides competitive compensation with excellent benefits and a great corporate culture.

The role is remote - U.S. located, only full time (NO- contractors, Corp-to-Corp or 1099).
Core Responsibilities:

  • Foster strong relationships with key stakeholders and provide expertise as well as customer service to meet a wide variety of requirements
  • Quickly provide insight and options to front-end challenges
  • Collaborate with Product Managers and business teams to create consumer-like, elegant, intuitive experience for enterprise users
  • Contribute both technically and in an advisory role to projects
  • Develop and manage extensible, stable code bases for a variety of applications
  • Provide front-end architecture and aesthetic thought leadership
  • Stay current with the fast-changing landscape of React
  • Evaluate frameworks, technology, platforms, and tooling solutions
  • Support and troubleshoot issues (process & system), identify root cause, and proactively implement sustainable corrective actions

Skills & Experience:

  • Strong understanding of the DOM, HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Significant experience with the React eco system (Flux, Flow, Redux, routing, etc)
  • Experience front-end tooling workflows: Node.js (NPM), WebPack, Create React App, Flow, Babel, TypeScript, etc
  • Strong understanding of debugging for the browser
  • Experience testing JavaScript code β€” Jest preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Responsive Web Design (RWD) patterns
  • Can-do Ability to work on other technology as needed
  • Proven ability to create working prototypes (proof of concepts) at varying degrees of fidelity using React and/or HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • Experience with unidirectional data flow patterns
  • Full Stack awareness, but this role is front-end based
  • Experience with data integration; understanding/experience with RESTful API design and/or WebSockets
  • Working in an Agile environment
  • Strong team-building, vendor and customer relations skills
  • GIT and GitHub
  • Strong communication skills (wireframes, rapid prototypes, PoC’s, white boarding)
  • Experience maintaining and extending a style guide for scalability and cross application usage

Nice to Have, but not Required

  • React Native
  • WebWorkers experience
  • ServiceWorkers experience
  • Experience using TypeScript 2.x
  • Experience with RxJS or other Reactive programming techniques/libraries
  • PWA experience