Group SDE Manager (FE focus)

Product Management Washington, District Of Columbia


Position at Al Jazeera Media Network

The Group SDE Manager (FE focus) will combine programming and scripting skills with an eye for detail to deliver world class web and mobile UI for both external and internal products and projects. This role champions front end UI initiatives across product, data and editorial teams across all Al Jazeera Digital Division's newsrooms. 

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Lead the entire front end design implementation and development in the product development lifecycle
  • Set and enforce front end development standards, technology stack and workflows
  • Collaborate in the design of and lead the implementation of web UI across products
  • Write client-side code for web applications
  • Optimize client-side code for size and scale
  • Guide and shape the framework and standards for front-end development
  • Work collaboratively with Product, Engineering, Data, and Editorial teams to bridge the fields of engineering, visualization,design, and data
  • Collaborate in the design and lead the web implementation of micro-moment interactive experiences
  • Lead, design and enforce continuous deployment and integration (CI/CD) tasks for entire front end stack
  • Lead and evolve coding style guides and standards for front end track
  • Collaboration with data visualisation and UX teams
Job Requirements / Qualifications:
  • 5-7 years; Relevant experience in digital media, web, mobile and internet products. Leadership and team management experience compulsory
  • Front end development with strong HTML/CSS/JS background
  • Experience with modern web standards, authoring tools and frameworks
  • A/B testing and product life-cycle iterations
  • Deployment, testing and maintenance of projects
  • Agile development methodology
  • Leadership and mentoring of front end stakeholders and team members
  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS, SASS
  • Knowledge of visualization techniques and frameworks, advanced knowledge of UX