Lead Software Engineer – JS UI – Testing FW’s  – React/Angular 2+ - API’s – Node.JS - Boston, MA Area - $$ Open

Position Title – WRTPIASSWEJSUI082017

Lead Software Engineer – JS UI – Testing FW’s – React/Angular 2+ - API’s – Node.JS - Boston, MA Area - $$ Open

Base + Bonus + Equity + Comprehensive Benefits + Numerous Other Perks

Local Candidates Only - Will consider sponsorship for the right candidate – Requires very strong communication skills


A highly successful, private, innovative & fast growing Bioscience Agriculture company focused on delivering innovative products that increase the health & yield of crops in a natural way, helping to better feed the planet.

Position Summary:

The “Lead JavaScript UI Engineer” will architect and build modular, customer-delightful mobile and web applications that are easy-to-use and fully tested and monitored. This person will drive reusable design patterns and build a component library to maximize code reusability. They will also be a critical member of a highly efficient and cohesive engineering team that is focused on the customer’s needs and requirements.

Key Outcomes:

• Implement user interfaces that are highly intuitive, reliable and meet the needs of our customers

• Design and build a component library that will be the basis of all of user interfaces – both web and mobile

• All mobile and web applications are fully tested, crash-proof and easily monitored with strong report-ability back to firm

Required Skills and Competencies:

Key Competencies:

• Maniacally focused on the end-user and customer and their user experience needs

• Passion for developing customer-delightful and easy-to-use user interfaces, working directly with and demonstrating a deep understanding of the end-user / customer.

• Passion for software development and modern software development practices, including lean and agile

• Egoless and works and interacts well with software engineering, product management, business development and customers

• Passion for Indigo mission and values

• Able to get out in the field and excited to do so

• Great listener and communicator, written and oral

• Technically knowledgeable and not afraid to technically challenge other engineers

• Ability and passion to quickly learn new technologies and industries, staying up-to-date with the latest technology and best practices.

• Results oriented, demonstrating a passion to release software, while not compromising on quality


• 5+ years of web programming using JavaScript (TypeScript is a plus)

• 2+ years of building scalable web or hybrid mobile applications using a modern web framework such as React or Angular 2+ (React preferred but not required).

• Intimate knowledge of designing and integrating with REST or GraphQL APIs

• Experience building tooling in Node.js

• Demonstrable experience and knowledge of the differences between web and mobile application development and the tradeoffs of each.

• Experience making applications aware of user roles (experience using feature flags is a plus)

• Experience setting up monitoring solutions to track users and catch issues in Production

• Experience and awareness building international applications (I18n, L10n)

• Actively practicing lean / agile software methodologies or similar

• Experience working cross-functionally with Software Product Management, Architecture, User Experience and users to realize application development vision.

Contact Information

Gary Wright - President – Wright Associates

Phone - (508) 761-6354 - Email - garywright@wrightassociates.org - WEB Site – www.wrightassociates.org

Founded in 1999, Wright Associates is an employee recruiting and search firm that provides comprehensive recruiting and search services to the high technology executive requiring professional expertise in the talent acquisition process.