Senior Front-End Engineer

Posted 3.22.24
Location
North Vancouver, BC
Your Opportunity at ARC’TERYX:
As the Senior Front-End Engineer you develop, deploy, analyze, utilize, and maintain software, tools, applications, and information systems to meet the business requirements of the company in a demanding global marketplace. Your focus in this role is on web applications development for the customer facing eCommerce websites. In this role, you will contribute to the development of these platforms, as well as coach peer developers, support activities, and contribute to the technology strategy for Arc’teryx digital properties.
 
You will also contribute to the architecture, design methodology, and technology strategy alongside web architects and the web development lead. Your balance of strong technical skills, technology acumen, and people skills contributes to consistent, high-quality, and timely solutions for the internal business clients.
 
Meet Your Future Team:
The Web Development team is responsible for building and maintaining the Arc’teryx eCommerce website. The team is organized into squads that include other developers, Quality Analysts, Business Analysts and Project Managers. Web Developers work closely and collaboratively with many other teams including Infrastructure, Digital Merchandising, Marketing, and Analytics.
If you were the Senior Front-End Engineer now, here are some of the core activities you would be doing:
  • Communicating project and operation status, issues, risks and resolutions in an agile development methodology
  • Providing coaching to your peers on the web development teams in all phases of the project life cycle
  • Developing functional specifications and designs for future focused complex applications, or modifying/maintaining complex existing applications
  • Reviewing the designs and code of team members, often in collaboration with colleagues and Architects
  • Helping design, code, debug and test unit test solutions as required
  • Executing code analysis, requirements analysis, identification of code metrics, system risk analysis, and software reliability analysis
  • Conducting regular unit testing and quality assurance
  • Executing performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability and automation
  • Working to support, maintain and document new and existing solutions
  • Identifying and evaluating new technologies for implementation
  • Collaborating and contributing to the continuous improvement of Arc’teryx SDLC, Project and other methodology
  • Conducting research and sharing new capabilities and industry best practices with colleagues
Here are some of the things you could be working on in the future:
  • Initiating and championing code reuse, optimization, and quality across various applications
  • Implementing and streamlining processes that validate WCAG compliance, security, and performance
  • Distilling designs into dynamic templates that are backed by structured content
  • Supporting the rest of the team with technical guidance software design
Are you our next Senior Front-End Engineer?
  • Over 5 years of experience in web application development, showcasing proficiency in:
  • React
  • TypeScript
  • Node
  • GraphQL
  • Unit Testing
Your expertise extends beyond these technologies to include:
  • Proficiency in project management tools like Jira or similar scrum tools
  • Mastery of version control tools such as Git
  • Familiarity with diverse frontend frameworks, including NextJS, React
  • Experience with Styled Components
  • Understanding of Web Analytics and Business Intelligence principles
  • Knowledge of eCommerce business processes
  • Familiarity with Content Management Systems (CMS) such as Sanity, Contentful, Drupal
  • Ability to build custom CMS solutions and seamlessly integrate front-end code and designs with CMS functionality
  • Experience working in an “Agile/Scrum” environment
  • Proficiency in Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD), performance tuning, and scalability
  • Experience in headless enterprise technology architectures
  • Leadership skills demonstrated through leading teams of other developers
  • Familiarity with developer operations (DevOps) aimed at improving Developer Experience (DX)
  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Strong knowledge or interest in the outdoor, ski, or sporting goods industries
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive approach to identifying root causes of issues and developing solutions
  • Ability to remain highly flexible and adaptable in ambiguous situations
  • Capacity to balance autonomy and collaboration effectively
  • Ability to inspire breakthrough thinking and continuous improvement
  • Dedication to seeking the best solutions, even when they’re not the easiest, with an unwavering commitment
  • Passion for your work matched by a passion for outdoor activities and living life to the fullest
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