Front End Development Lead

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Date: Feb 14, 2021

Location: Jersey City, NJ, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

 

A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of www.NewYorkLife.com.

 

Front End Developer Lead

This hands-on role will work within a dynamic, collaborative, team-oriented environment, to lead a group of highly skilled front-end developers to design and implement high-quality components and solutions within the Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) platform.  The role requires both broad and deep technical knowledge and the ability to develop AEM solutions by working in lock step with architects, engineers, business and technical analysts, developer and testers to implement creative solutions that leverage the capabilities of the platform, support reusability and scalability and drive a consistent user experience.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading the front-end technical design, development, code reviews for Adobe Experience Manager Sites, and Forms) solutions
  • Hands-on coding of reusable AEM components using modern front-end technologies including: Angular, JavaScript, TypeScript, SAAS, etc.
  • Leading FED developers, onshore and offshore
  • Providing technical guidance and mentorship to the team on software development best practices using clean code, solid architecture and craftsmanship
  • Working with business and technical analysts to translate creative designs into functional requirements and technical designs
  • Integrating RESTful APIs and third-party systems as part of the overall architecture
  • Maintaining a modular and reusable component library and standards for new creative designs

 

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of Experience in full cycle FED implementations
  • 5+ years of front-end development using JavaScript, TypeScript, Angular, SAAS, HTML, CSS.
  • 3+ years of experience writing Unit tests leveraging the Jest framework
  • Experience with build automation using Maven and Maven release process
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills
  • Excel at communicating (spoken, written, presentation) with an ability to express technical concepts in business terms
  • Ability to negotiate and navigate difficult or ambiguous situations, adapt and work effectively with a variety of situations, individuals and technologies
  • Degree in a STEM or Business field or equivalent
  • Takes ownership and accountability
  • Ability to work as part of a distributed product team
  • Forward thinking; ability to identify potential risks and issues, proactively providing recommendations for mitigating
  • Actively participate and collaborate within Agile teams to effectively plan and execute deliverables for each sprint
  • Embraces diversity and inclusion of thought
  • Ability to work across boundaries, building cross organizational relationships
  • Strong desire to develop and advance own skills through self-study, hands-on and shadow learning, formal instruction

 

Preferred Skills

  • 3+ years executing projects using Agile Methodologies and tooling such as Rally/Jira
  • Hands-on development experience with Adobe Experience Manager, Client Libraries, and the Style System
  • Expert in front end integrations with REST APIs
  • Expertise in unit testing leveraging the Jest framework
  • Experience creating email compatible markup
  • Expertise with secure coding best practices
  • Experience with tools like Rally, JIRA etc.
  • AEM Certifications

 

 

 

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