Sr Front End Engineer I

Technology San Diego, California


Description

American Specialty Health Incorporated is seeking a passionate and analytical individual looking to contribute his/her skills and leadership to the Front End Engineering team.  The Sr. Front End Engineer I is responsible for creating single page apps, while working closely with, and providing support to, front end developers, software (API) engineers, designers, and product owners. They will play a large role in assessing needs and available technology, and helping guide the direction for the front end team, as well as representing the front end discipline to the rest of the organization. He/she will be expected to help mentor other engineers as well as maintain and assist in review of the front end team’s code.

You are invited to learn more about American Specialty Health's events on our events page.

Responsibilities

  • Develop mobile-first, single page apps using Ember.js for use on various devices and in various environments.
  • Provide support to the rest of the web development team by converting mockups and wireframes into clean, easy to maintain, and reusable components (using Ember.js).
  • Maintain and write new JavaScript and legacy plugins.
  • Validate / test for 508 compliancy and cross-browser/platform/device compatibility.
  • Lint/evaluate and test all JavaScript as well as evaluate for security and performance pitfalls and improvements
  • Write clean, maintainable, and reusable code that adheres to code standards (check them out at https://github.com/ashdevelopment/standards)
  • Assist with discovery and diagnoses of bugs. Help develop solutions to fix bugs and mitigate the chance future bugs
  • Recommend possible improvements in components and code libraries
  • Mentor and assist other Front End Engineers
  • Communicate directly with business/product owners
  • Participate in Front End and scrum team meetings
  • Maintains code libraries and documents technical specs
  • Represent the front end team in architecture meetings and solutions for the organization
  • Research solutions
  • Participate in code standards and lead code reviews
  • Help plan and set the course for upcoming projects

Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience developing and architecting single page applications that adhere to web standards, using a JavaScript framework such as Ember, Angular, React, etc., while consuming APIs in a RESTful or JSON API format and using an ORM or data library, such as Ember Data
  • Experience building websites that adhere to mobile-first functionality and fluid layouts
  • Experience writing clean, reusable, optimized, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience architecting solutions for, and creating reusable components for use across multiple apps in the form of web components, or components as defined in Ember, React, Vue, Angular, etc. We use Ember, so experience with Ember is a plus
  • 1+ year writing ES2015
  • Experience with WebSockets or Service Workers, and localStorage
  • Proficient with Node.js and the command line
  • Expertise with Gulp.js or a similar build tool
  • Extensive experience writing unit, integration, and acceptance/UI tests
  • Experience mentoring junior engineers
  • Experience working in an agile environment 
  • Bachelor’s degree in human-computer interaction, computer science, or a related degree (or equivalent experience).  High school diploma required.

 

COVID-19 Considerations:

The safety of our employees, both current and future, is ASH’s highest priority. At this time, most of our employees are working remotely due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates who are selected for this position will be trained remotely and must be able to work from home in a designated work area with company-provided technology equipment. Once ASH determines employees can return the office, candidates may be required to work in a local office. Limited visits to the office in person may be required. While onsite, social distancing and masks are required along with adherence to ASH’s Communicable Disease and Pandemic Policy.



Core Competencies

  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a positive, respectful manner and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to display excellent customer service to meet the needs and expectations of both internal and external customers.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal communication skills to identify critical core competencies based on success factors and organizational environment.
  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, multi-task and manage time.
  • Demonstrated accuracy and productivity in a changing environment with constant interruptions.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze information, problems, issues, situations and procedures to develop effective solutions.
  • Ability to exercise strict confidentiality in all matters.

Mobility

Primarily sedentary, able to sit for long periods of time. 

Physical Requirements

Ability to speak, see and hear other personnel and/or objects.  Ability to communicate both in verbal and written form. Ability to travel within the facility. Capable of using a telephone and computer keyboard.  Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

Environmental Conditions

Usual office setting.

American Specialty Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact our Human Resources Department at (800) 848-3555 x6702.

ASH will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.