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Senior Front End Web Developer - React

Boston Globe Media is looking for a senior front end developer with proven React experience to join their engineering team. You will work on a team of front and back end developers to deliver the high quality digital products. We are currently modernizing our technology stack, which includes transitioning some applications over to React.


Day to Day

We are an agile team, so you will be working closely with product and design to iterate on site features that are being developed in two week sprints. You will be responsible for code reviewing the work of your team members, and will be demoing your work at the end of each sprint.


Required Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years working with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Proven production experience with React
  • Experience with Redux or knowledge of state management
  • Experience with a testing framework such as Jest or Jasmine
  • Knowledge of Webpack
  • Knowledge of version control systems such as Subversion and Git
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and grow in a fast paced environment


Bonus Points

  • Experience creating REST based web services
  • Experience working on Progressive Web Apps
  • Familiarity with TypeScript
  • Experience with continuous integration
  • Expertise with UI/UX on large scale websites
  • Experience with front end performance optimization on high-traffic websites
  • Knowledge of CSS methodologies such as BEM or SMACSS
  • Experience or familiarity with Java, PHP, or another backend language
  • Experience or familiarity with Wordpress
  • Familiarity with Google’s DFP
  • Familiarity with the agile methodology of software development
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