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Senior Software Engineer (Front-End DevOps Engineer)

Constant Contact
1601 Trapelo Road
Waltham, MA 02451

Senior Software Engineer (Front-End DevOps Engineer)

Constant Contact, Inc. helps small businesses and nonprofits connect with their customers, clients, and members. Constant Contact® champions the needs of small organizations and provides an easy, affordable way to build successful, lasting customer relationships. Our customers get real results through email newsletters, surveys, events, Facebook promotions, online listings, and more.

We're looking to expand our team of developers located in our Waltham office.

As a part of our agile team, you'll be working with innovative tools, processes and people to engineer web applications that are distributed and consumed on a massive scale.

About Us

We are a fun, collaborative, agile work team solving interesting engineering challenges involving scale and big data. Our organization puts an emphasis on learning and career growth with a commitment to a work/life balance and sustainable development. We work with state of the art technologies, methodologies, and processes.

About You

You are open to change and eager to work with tools and technologies that may be outside your comfort zone. You enjoy working in an open and collaborative environment. You express your opinions, and have the facts to back them up, but are willing to compromise when necessary. You like to have fun while you’re working, but understand when it’s time to get serious.  You are a dedicated software craftsperson who cares deeply about best practices and what it takes to write and maintain great code.

About the Role

This is a brand new role on the Continuous Delivery team. We are seeking an engineer who has demonstrated experience with and passion for developing the tooling necessary to effectively build, package, and deploy front-end web applications and JavaScript components. The need for this role grew out of a grassroots campaign by engineers to modernize our front-end technologies through the creation and adoption of standardized tooling.

Specifically, the engineer will be responsible for developing and maintaining yeoman generators and CD pipelines to facilitate the creation and upgrading of JavaScript components and applications. The engineer will work closely with all front-end development teams to learn their use cases, advise on front-end tooling best practices, spread the adoption of modern tooling, and help reduce tech debt.

Responsibilities

  • As part of a scrum team, provide technical direction for and be a key contributor to the development of front-end tooling and CD pipelines to enable development teams to move faster.
  • Collaborate with architects and development teams to understand the team needs and find the best technical solution for meeting those needs.
  • Mentor junior members on best practices, architecture, and development
  • Stay on top of industry trends and ensure the team appropriately utilizes the latest technologies and best practices
  • Be a key contributor to the creation of a long-term, scalable architecture.

 

Technical Skills

  • 6+ years developing large scale performant front-end web applications
  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript build tools such as npm, Webpack, Bower, and Grunt
  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript (including ES2015), CSS, HTML
  • Experience with Backbone, Marionette, Angular or equivalent framework, and experience with jQuery and Bootstrap
  • Experience writing UMD modules (AMD/RequireJS, CommonJS, or ES2015)
  • Experience writing performant front-end web applications
  • Experience writing markup that is consistent across all browsers and platforms, understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
  • Understanding of fluid and responsive layout, browser behavior and compatibility, and cross-device issues and solutions
  • Experience with Protractor, RSpec or equivalent integration testing framework
  • Experience with unit testing and test driven development
  • Expert knowledge working with Git in a CI/CD environment
  • Proven ability to design future-proof, maintainable, large scale front-end web applications
  • Ability to articulate engineering design strategies related to scalability, performance, security, usability, and development platforms

 

Leadership Skills

  • Ability to lead as part of a highly collaborative Agile team
  • Strong collaboration and influence skills
  • Strong focus on team effectiveness, results and customer success
  • Self-motivated individual who proactively identifies team bottlenecks and works with the team to resolve them
  • Passionate about technology and staying up to date on industry trends
  • Strong commitment to continuous improvement for self and team
Category: Software Engineering/QA
Full-time

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