Lead Front End Web Engineer

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The Lead Engineer (Web) will be responsible for the development of complex web-based applications using modern web technologies such as Angular4 and React.  Explore related technologies like Progressive Web Applications, Accelerated Mobile Pages, and other Javascript-based technologies like Amazon Echo, Google Home, and mobile cross platform development.  Help shape the architecture and solutions we develop for our clients.   Initiate and drive the development of standards, best practices and guidelines.

Essential Functions

    • Assess client needs and provide architectural recommendations and scope for new projects
    • Architect dynamic data-driven web experiences using various web-based APIs
    • Apply proper design principles to projects and frameworks
    • Provide accurate estimates of projects and features
    • Mentor web engineers to help them develop their technical proficiencies
    • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional team members and teams
    • Maintain and modify existing applications
    • Initiate development standards and process improvements
    • Assist in recruiting and hiring of new Engineers
    • Communicate effectively and clearly with internal and external clients
    • Maintain confidentiality of client credentials, components of statistical work, client documents and interfacing of their systems
    • Monitor and track the latest developments and direction of web-based platforms
    • Work closely with other developers to design, develop, test, implement and support new front-end applications, systems and tools

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

    • On the job training and research
    • Work on internal documentation, training and other special projects, as required
    • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

    • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or relevant work experience
    • Minimum 7 years experience working as a developer writing code
    • Minimum 5 years experience working with common web frameworks such as Angular4, Typescript, and/or React
    • Minimum 4 years experience in architecting and delivering complex web based applications
    • Experience in communicating complex solutions to external clients, in a way that non-technical stakeholders would understand
    • Experience in SCRUM and Agile methodologies
Bottle Rocket is a Dallas-based experience consultancy that provides business strategy, product, design and technology services that drive business results and solve unmet needs. Our experience services are purposefully designed to focus on the entire experience lifecycle. Our core competencies include:
·         Corporate strategy & insights for growth & digital transformation
·         Product strategy & management for long-term business impact
·         Visual & experience design grounded in customer behavior & insights
·         Engineering & technical delivery expertise for digital experiences
·         Strategic growth services & modern product stack implementation
·         Innovative approaches & solutions to businesses’ most complex challenges
Over the last 12 years, we have created 450 award-winning experiences for clients across multiple industries, such as Caesars Entertainment, Starwood Hotels & Resorts (now Marriott), 7-Eleven, NPR, Baylor Scott & White Health, Robert Half, MoneyGram, Coca-Cola and so many more, that have made an impact on the bottom line and the customers they serve.
Our team is made up of thinkers, makers, and experts. We have built a reputation of a fun culture, industry-leading experience design abilities, high-quality code and delivery, and out-of-this-world strategy and product competencies. From the beginning, continuous innovation has been the foundation of our culture. It’s more than just a buzz word to us. It’s our day-to-day and the heartbeat of our Rocketeers. We believe innovation is the result of curiosity and the desire to make a difference. Innovation is a strategic imperative we use to deliver relevant offerings to help our clients stay ahead. Innovation that rapidly turns into execution is our motivation.
Our people are our greatest strength. Bottle Rocket firmly believes in diversity, inclusion, and racial equality for everyone. We are committed to taking a bold stance against inequality and are asking you to join us. We know we have a lot to learn and a long way to go, but we also know that we are taking steps in the right direction. Learn more about our ongoing commitment to inclusion & diversity here.
We are looking for someone to help keep elevating our scaling company and cherished team.
Bottle Rocket Founder and CEO Calvin Carter announced a permanent “Work from Wherever” future for our Dallas-based company in May 2020. This new way of working offers a more relevant, contextual, productive and personalized way to work for our Rocketeers (what we call our employees), demonstrates the company’s continued commitment to our clients, and further illustrates our progressive and innovative culture and philosophy.
In addition, our benefits & perks at a high-level include;
·         Self-managed vacation (no limit on the number of vacation days you can take in a given year)
·         Health, vision & dental benefits
·         HSA contribution
·         401(k) matching
·         Paid parental leave
·         Flexible, transparent, and open environment
·         Many fun company-wide events
·         Top-of-the-line tools and technology
Bottle Rocket is a strategic partner within the world-wide WPP integrated communications network.
To learn more, visit us at bottlerocketstudios.com.

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