React Engineering Manager

  • Category
    Software Development
  • Location
    Houston, Texas
  • Type
    Direct hire

Compensation: Base salary up to $200,000, 401k match, healthcare, dental and MUCH more!

Our client is a thriving Boston based digital consultancy with technology at its core. Offering professional services to over 250 Fortune 5000 companies, our client is currently in need of a Lead React Engineer to manage a small team focused on client-facing web development. In this role, you will provide lead guidance and oversight for a team of 2-4 engineers building, supporting, and enhancing React-based e-commerce applications.

The role requires expert experience as an engineer and/or architect leading teams with React specific development. Your time will consist of 60% hands-on coding, and 40% management responsibilities in an Agile setting.

What you will do:

  • Manage a team of 2-4 developers, plan and assign tasks, maintain training plans, conduct regular one-on-ones, facilitate agile rituals including: standup, sprint planning, capacity planning, etc.
  • Analyze the technical challenges faced by developers, guide and mentor them through challenges, translate for the Project Manager how certain challenges will impact the timeline, intuit how the challenges may affect other teams internally and at the client level, and participate in issue resolution to keep team members unblocked on their daily tasks
  • Debug and trace technical issues across technology stacks in collaboration with other engineering teams
  • Utilize strong soft skills and consulting skills when interfacing directly with clients, stakeholders, engineering managers, and developers across a diverse group of teams from several different countries
  • Provide technical recommendations for clients and technical team members employed by the client
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of project lifecycles, create project plans, and translate status information from the client into an impact on project timeline
  • Participate in process creation, process adjustment, and technical documentation
  • Train team members, project managers, and also the clients

Requirements:

  • Significant years of experience in web-development using React
  • Past experience in a client-facing / professional services role
  • Experience leading a development team
  • Familiarity with common debugging and application profiling tools
  • Experience with project management software, e.g. Jira, Access, Smartsheet

Nice to have skills, not required:

  • Any Ecommerce platform / solutions
  • Experience working in Unix/Linux environments
  • Programming Languages: Javascript, Node.js
  • Frameworks: React, Next.js
  • Project Management: Jira, Smartsheet
  • Application Monitoring: New Relic, Azure
  • Tools/DevOps: Postman or Insomnia, CI/CD tooling, Azure, ArgoCD, Kubernetes, Docker
  • Communication: Slack
  • Analytics: Segment, Amplitude
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