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Lead Web Dev (Vanilla Javascript VS 2015+, React/Backbone/Angular, HTML, CSS) – 100% Remote - Contract to hire

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Lead Web Dev (Vanilla Javascript VS 2015+, React/Backbone/Angular, HTML, CSS) – 100% Remote - Contract to hire
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Ann Arbor,  MI 48106
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Title:  Lead Web Dev (Vanilla Javascript VS 2015+, React/Backbone/Angular, HTML, CSS) – 100% Remote

Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work.


This Lead should have mastered the programming language and core library, including its more complex parts, numerous 3rd party libraries, and the tooling around development, building, debugging, testing, and deploying applications.  They understand, at a moderate level, all of the services that make up the system and their inter-relationships and communication patterns. They have a deep understanding of the subset on which they are working and are able to mentor less experienced developers in the design of their code and the larger development ecosystem used within the project.

Web Qualifications

  • 5+ yrs experience as a developer working on large websites
  • 10+ yrs development in any language, 4 most recent years in Javascript
  • Fluent in vanilla Javascript (ES2015+), HTML, and CSS
  • Experience building responsive web and mobile applications using modern frameworks such React, Backbone, Angular.  Experience with single-page apps preferred.
  • Expert in front-end build, debug, and profiling tools (e.g., webpack, Grunt, Chrome Developer Tools)
  • Expert with design methods/patterns (e.g., DRY, SOLID, functional Javascript) and their practical application
  • Excellent team player with good communication skills with both non-technical & technical co-workers
  • Highly motivated and driven by a desire to solve difficult problems, and learn new technology


Team Management & Mentorship - 80%

  • Understand the concepts and design of the system
    • Work with solution architects, product owners to understand capabilities, epics, and stories
    • Field conceptual and technical questions from team members
  • Lead one or two teams of four to six developers
    • Create stories and assist developers creating tasks
    • Support the generation of sprint plan by helping developers estimate their tasks and help the delivery managers in balancing the team’s work
    • Support the delivery managers reporting of the team's status
  • Help developers improve the maintainability, performance, and security of their code through code reviews

Development - 20%

  • Write, test, and bug-fix, performant code with a special emphasis on stability and long-term supportability.  Often this will mean extending the frameworks and libraries upon which many projects are built.
  • Write clear, developer-focused documentation for your code and the app as a whole.
  • Write good, comprehensive functional tests.
  • Help prototype new ideas, concepts, and designs




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