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Lead Front End Developer

Website FriendFinder Networks

WHAT WE WANT

FriendFinder Networks is looking for a talented Lead Front End Developer who will become a key member of a global agile team. The role is to design scalable and configurable front end frameworks using React, and to guide development teams to build secure and reliable high performance web sites that are seen and used by millions of people every day all over the world. If you are passionate about agile software delivery, superior UI framework design, software quality, and love fun working environments, join us to ensure we continue to provide new users and tens of millions of our existing customers the best possible user experience on our web sites 24 hours a day, every day of the year, all over the world.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Evangelize innovative best practices, frameworks, and techniques to build highly interactive multi-media Web sites based on React
  • Collaborate with product management, UX designers, as well as front end development teams
  • Provide thought leadership and mentoring for agile cross-functional teams to enable rapid Web UI product delivery, both on mobile and desktop
  • Build reusable reference implementations of target designs, and train teams on their use
  • Be a part of the agile development process and deliver product feature implementations
  • Recommend processes, services, software and other tools to support business objectives pertinent to user interfaces as well as infrastructure technologies
  • Guide process and technology adoption to assure QA testing of User Interfaces application
  • Document  all your work and communicate issues when they arise

WHAT YOU MUST HAVE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and/or equivalent work experience
  • Experience developing social networking sites with streaming media
  • 7 years’ of front-end development experience
  • 5 years’ minimum experience with React framework
  • You must be comfortable with adult content
  • You must be at least 21 years old

 

WHAT IS PREFERABLE TO HAVE

  • Expert proficiency in XHTML and CSS
  • Expert proficiency in JavaScript, DOM, XSLT/XML, jQuery
  • Familiar with the following: Kubernetes/microservices, Web services, RDBMS/SQL, SEO
  • Familiar with cross-platform and cross-browser issues, secure web standards and best practices

 

WHAT YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, and ability to learn new tasks outside immediate range of skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to collaborate effectively with both technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Deadline oriented and able to multi-task in a fast pace environment
  • Team-player, positive attitude, and flexible

 

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: No direct reports

 

PERKS

FriendFinder Networks Inc. and its subsidiaries offer a business casual work environment, flexible work hours, and a competitive salary.  The benefits package includes:

  • 401(k) with a 5% match on eligible earnings with no vesting period
  • Medical (Kaiser HMO, Aetna PPO), Dental, and Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account for Healthcare and Dependent Care
  • Life Insurance, AD&D, LTD and Short and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (20 days PTO) and Holiday Pay (12 company paid holidays off)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Club Reimbursement

WE ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT WHAT WE DO

Not only do we love what we do, but we truly believe in it. We grow through positive education, skill training, courses, big stories, and big dreams. We are constantly improving and striving for perfection to revolutionize and enhance the lives of our members.

 

WE CARE ABOUT PEOPLE

The main precondition of any relationship is the ability to put ourselves in someone else’s shoes to truly understand them. Satisfied customers, employees, and business partners are not just a cog in the wheel, but the main ingredient of the company’s success.

 

WE EMBRACE DIVERSITY IN ALL FORMS

FriendFinder Networks has embraced diversity from the beginning of its history dating back to the mid 1990s. We created the first online personals sites for gays and lesbians, for non-English-speaking audiences, and for those who enjoy what was once called “alternative lifestyles”. Headquartered in San Francisco / Silicon Valley and staffed throughout the world, our team also relies on diversity of background, perspectives, and ideas.

To apply for this job email your details to kschmidt@ffn.com

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