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React Staff Software Engineer

  • Root
  • 6431 Alum Creek Dr A, Groveport, OH 43125, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

The engineering team at Root strives to be one of the most transformative engineering teams ever. We're changing the way an industry works by leveraging technology and data to build the best products possible. Even with our significant growth, we operate in small teams that are given ownership over projects and results. We've found that the people closest to the problems are the best at solving them.Our tech stack includes:Ruby / Rails backend, RSpec for testingJavascript / React Native frontend, Mocha for testingSmall amounts of native iOS and AndroidDeployment to AWS ECS using containersBuildkite for CIWe recently raised the largest VC round ever for an Ohio technology company: team excels at delivering software to solve the problems in front of us at Root: presently, a suite of world-class mobile, web, and server-based products obsessed with the customer experience. We've shaped our team and process around this; we know that constant iteration and experimentation produce the best results.For more information on engineering at Root see Engineers at Root are our most trusted technical experts. They work across multiple teams of engineers to set and coordinate technical direction. Staff Engineers facilitate the delivery of large projects and features by helping design solutions, pair programming with other engineers, contributing to code review and by writing code themselves. They help strengthen the technical prowess of the entire engineering organization by mentoring and growing the engineers around them. We're searching for exceptional, React-focused software engineers to leverage their expertise on the front-end to fulfill the responsibilities of this role.We divide the areas of responsibility for engineers into three major areas:Technical: The skills and knowledge that make up an engineer's basic problem-solving toolbox.Planning and Execution: The ability to plan and execute assigned work beyond basic technical solutions.Working with Others: The ability to work effectively with other engineers and people in other functions.Scope of Impact Multiple Teams, Large Initiatives, or CompanyWhat we look for in React Staff Software Engineers:Technical SkillsAbility to architect complex, performant, and scalable mobile and single page web applicationsExpert-level knowledge of web and mobile technologies including ReactJS and React NativeUnderstanding of test strategies, best practices, and tools used in front-end frameworks Experience with functional, procedural, and object-oriented programming techniquesDeep understanding of front-end build pipelines, version control tools, and upgrade strategies used with large groups of developersPlanning and ExecutionPlans and completes large and complex multi-person or multi-team projects Foresees issues and requirements for large projects and featuresThinks critically about work to guarantee business functionality. Internalizes business goals in their technical decision making.Can break down large initiatives into incrementally implementable deliverables and coordinate them across multiple engineers and teamsWorking with OthersProvides effective and accurate technical feedback in code reviewsAble to work across teams to tackle complex issuesMentors and grows the engineers around themWorks with product owners, analysts and other functions to move company's priorities forward
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