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Senior Front-End Software Engineer (Remote)

Company: Questar Assessment Inc.
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Front-End Software Engineer

LOCATION: Remote

It was recently announced that our Questar team will be joining forces with NWEA's state division in early 2022, see the press release here

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We are excited to join forces in the mission of partnering to help all kids learn. Learn how this role can make a difference in the work we do with K-12 assessments!

Bridging learning and accountability - we put children at the center of our assessments. Focused to the art and science of the educational assessment, a rewarding career awaits your skills to help us deliver valuable customer solutions through innovative technology.

Are you a JavaScript wizard who's passionate about Front-end and native web development?

The Senior Front-End Software Engineer is working on Questar's multi-platform code bases. You will be guiding code produced by a team of developers for implementing new features, maintaining existing code, refactoring existing code, establishing, and refining development standards across the breadth of products used both internally and customer facing at Questar Assessment, Inc.

Questar's code base primarily includes JavaScript, TypeScript, CSS3, HTML5, Polymer, Electron with some Amazon Web Services and ASP.NET Restful APIs. All code is currently under source control using Git repositories.

This is the opportunity to take your engineering experience and lead the transformation and modernization of our Test Delivery system. As such, you will help define the future architecture of our product and lead its development while supporting the existing product.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Code-review and working with a team of other developers.
Collaborate with peers using best practices to develop clean code that utilizes proven design patterns for code implementation.
Work one-on-one and in small groups to collaborate on requirement or code.
Expected to mentor and guide other developers.
Develop code to support, enhance and modernize UI to provide students across the nation with an innovative assessment experience.
Enforce and adhere to Questar's GitFlow source control policies.
Responsible for product releases and hotfix.
During live production activities respond to client support and customer service requests with solutions in collaboration with company Leaders
Work with Infrastructure teams to trouble-shoot and solve issues.
Provide clear and consistent communication around solutions and timelines to client-facing program management teams.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of 5 years of professional work experience in a software development role with demonstrated expertise in the following areas:
Advanced Front-End/UI experience using modern web frameworks (Angular, React or Vue), web components, HTML5, JavaScript/TypeScript, CSS3 and familiar with Electron.
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university, or equivalent work experience.
Ability to write clean standardized code that performs optimally.
Prior experience mentoring junior/mid-level developers, taking lead roles on projects, and collaborating effectively amongst teams both on and offshore.
Experience with Agile methodologies.
Ability to support native applications written in Electron.
Experience with AWS, .Net/C# is a plus, but not required as this role is front-end focused.
Experience with Progressive Web Applications (PWA) a plus, but not required.

Other Requirements:
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. and not require visa sponsorship now or in the future.
Remote based employees may be requested to occasionally travel to a Questar office for meetings or team building events.

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Keywords: Questar Assessment Inc., Fort Worth , Senior Front-End Software Engineer (Remote), IT / Software / Systems , Fort Worth, Texas

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