Solutions Lead Engineer
Cambridge University Press
Manila, Philippines
2d ago

Solutions Lead Engineer (Lead Full Stack JavaScript Developer)

Location : Based in Manila, Philippines

Salary : Competitive Salary

Closing Date : Friday 30 August 2019

Job Purpose

This role will lead a new in-house development team focused on creating full-stack JavaScript solutions for our global eLearning platforms.

With a focus on continuous delivery, you will create an agile team that creates secure, scalable, reusable, elegant and loveable solutions.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Lead and develop a full-stack JavaScript development team.
  • Develop and maintain complex, and feature-rich web services and applications with JavaScript.
  • Setup and lead an automated, continuous delivery pipeline.
  • Setup required tooling / process - including code management and deployment.
  • Develop solutions based upon architectural principles and guidance.
  • Develop solutions that maximize the use of our Amazon AWS partner agreement.
  • Create, support and maintain Web Services and REST APIs.
  • Setup and lead agile development practices.
  • Mentor the more junior members of the team.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Solutions Architecture to understand the strategic vision and architectural landscape.
  • Work within a cross-functional team including design, UX, Architects, other Development Teams, QA and Business stakeholders
  • Lead and direct the team in the use of new technology and tools.
  • Demonstrate work and lead show and tells
  • Deliver on time and to budget.
  • Own your learning and development and how it fits in and contributes to the technology team.
  • Develop the team to ensure their technical skills remain current.
  • Closely work with Shared Services Teams which will help provide supplementary support for our applications (Data Integrity Team, Global Hosting Services Team, Build and Release Team, Service Managements Teams)
  • Provide Level 3 on-call support to the applications that will be developed
  • Knowledge and Experience

  • 5+ yrs. Experience in full-stack JavaScript development.
  • 3+ yrs. Experience with one of the following : REACT, Angular, Vue, or Ember.
  • Extensive software engineering experience for web-based applications in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in leading a team of developers.
  • Experience in Agile development whether it may be Scrum, Scrumban and / or Kanban.
  • Experience in managing and maintaining Web Services and APIs.
  • Experience in Setting up Tooling and Processes for successful development teams.
  • Very strong HTML5, and CSS skills.
  • Ability to research new technologies and understand technical specifications.
  • Experience in developing responsive web apps that work on a range of devices.
  • An understanding of software development approaches and technologies.
  • Understand how modern web applications work, the available architectures and how content can integrate with different systems.
  • Ability to produce clear and well written documentation for use with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience in eLearning is welcome.
  • Proactive style and ability to think flexibly and quickly.
  • Natural problem solver.
  • Good team player, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to stay open-minded, and listen to feedback from across the business to enable continuous improvement
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