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Principle/Staff Front-end Software Engineer

Company: Switchfly
Location: Denver
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We are moving to AWS and are looking for a self-motivated, Front-end Software Engineer to join our team! This will be a hands-on position responsible for our new front-end architecture. We are looking for a software engineer with an eagerness to dive into our large, existing application and migrate it to AWS. This software engineer is responsible for modernizing our front-end and charting a path forward to build an architectural vision and runway. Our Switchfly front-end supports multiple applications in the field of travel, loyalty, and activities. The software engineer will provide thought leadership on the architectural vision and have an impact overall cloud strategy at Switchfly. We are looking for someone with a curiosity for technologies and someone that is always exploring new, better ways of building software.

  • Build an architectural runway with a starting point of our existing application to a cloud-native platform
  • Identify value to Switchfly and its customers as we modernize our platform
  • Coordinate design activities across multiple teams
  • Will rely on cloud and front-end experience to be able to choose the right technology for the job
  • Partner with key stakeholders to enhance and support existing applications
  • Build quick prototypes that demonstrate ideas and potential in a hands-on environment
  • Work with team members to design and build new functionality for the travel industry
  • Take ownership of the design and delivery and participate in all phases of the software development process
  • Design, write and maintain sustainable and efficient code that can be used in scalable architectures
  • Work in a lean/agile development environment with remote teams

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Experience with multiple cloud-based technologies, specifically at AWS
    • 5+ years of experience in designing and building scalable web applications in highly distributed environments
    • Experience architecting front-end solutions for cloud-native applications
    • Experience migrating monolithic applications to cloud-nativeapplications is a plus
    • Experience with multiple JavaScript libraries for building user interfaces, Ember a plus
    • Expert communication with diagramming & whiteboarding skills

      Switchfly Core Values to consider for this position:
      Professional success requires thinking big and dreaming big, with generous helpings of courage and curiosity. Nimble and forward-thinking, we're building the future by challenging ourselves and demanding daily improvement. As we relentlessly push boundaries, everything becomes possible.
      Taking professional responsibility reflects an approach that understands the stakes, and how success requires everyone to be truly accountable. We're visionaries, not mercenaries, and from the CEO to our newest colleague, we own what we do, because the buck stops with each of us.
      A little bit about us...
      At Switchfly, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.Unfortunately, at this time we cannot support any visa candidates.
      Switchfly offers a competitive base pay, 401k with match, a full suite of health benefits with an average of 87%* of premiums covered by Switchfly! We offer a flexible work environment and work-life balance with unlimited paid time off. Switchfly recognizes a long holiday from Christmas Eve to New Years to make sure employees spend time with family and friends or doing what they love most! For those local to Denver, we also reimburse parking, provide catered lunches on Tuesdays, and keep an office stocked with snacks and drinks.
      While we value each of our candidates that apply to this role, we will not be able to respond to every applicant. Please rest assured that we are reviewing your application and will notify you if we decide to move forward in the process with you. Thank you for your interest!
      *Premium coverage will vary depending on chosen plan

Keywords: Switchfly, Denver , Principle/Staff Front-end Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Denver, Colorado

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