Frontend Architect

Tempo 16. Jun 2021 Fullt starf

You will own the full cycle of technical solutions across all Tempo products to build a robust unified technical vision and toolset. You will work with 40+ engineers in multiple teams to find and analyze present and anticipated future technical challenges with their projects or products. You will work in an entirely distributed company and help define an entirely new space while learning about how an organization scales on a hyper-growth trajectory!

  • Discuss, formulate, and document a vision for Frontend architecture and approaches in all Tempo software products

  • Detail out and refine higher-level architecture decisions into a lower-level design

  • Lead implementation of technical and infrastructure initiatives to support architecture decisions

  • Communicate the vision to the engineering team

  • Overlook and review the work of the team to ensure that the architecture decisions are being executed and the team is following coding standards and architecture guidelines

  • Consult the engineering team with ongoing projects

  • Help the engineering team align solutions with the Tempo architecture vision and industry best practices

  • Make software design (application-level) decisions with the team, take software architecture topics for further consideration and unification

  • Ensure technical knowledge sharing between development teams on related or similar projects

  • Lead the research on specific topics, experiment with various technologies, and provide recommendations based on your findings

  • Proactively identify technical debt and product areas that require attention or improvement at the architecture level

  • Constantly develop yourself and the team in technology advancements, research new approaches, tools and best practices in the software architecture and design space

  • Suggest improvements to our technology stack to optimize it for strategic growth and the competitive advantage of Tempo

The Ideal Candidate

  • 8+ years of front-end web development experience — preference is given to candidates who have maintained or architected large scale applications

  • Experience in facilitating even the most heated discussions, ability to resolve them and take responsibility for the decisions

  • Track record of delivering successful solutions as a leader

  • Be a world-class individual contributor

  • Proficiency in JavaScript and React

  • Experience working with or building unified UI libraries

  • Clear understanding of software design patterns and principles

  • Experience with a variety of web application designs, including monolithic and

  • SOA, understanding of service breakdown and communication principles

  • Experience guiding the continuous improvement of process and technology

  • Strong sense of ownership; you take responsibility for the success of the engineering teams

  • Commitment to quality; you take pride in everything you deliver as a reflection of yourself

  • Abstract thinking while paying attention to meaningful details

  • Ability to take smart risks and champion new ideas

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent studies would be an asset

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