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Javascript Technical Lead


Stockport, United Kingdom 11-02-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Disney Streaming Services in Manchester is looking for a talented Javascript Technical Lead to join a team that creates large-scale, highly-performant web applications. This team transforms large, complex datasets into fast and responsive user interfaces.

As a Technical Lead, you will help us push the boundaries of what is possible on the client. You'll work with a team of diverse developers alongside systems engineers, services engineers and project managers.

If you are highly proficient in JavaScript, on both the client and server; appreciate the details that make a user experience exceptional; and demonstrate enthusiasm for new technologies, languages, frameworks, and platforms, then we would love to have you speak with you!
What you'll do:
• Implement web interfaces and applications using React and Node in a strict agile environment.
• Work on a modern stack including React, NodeJS, GraphQL and JWT.
• Ensure code quality through the writing of tests.
• Distill product requirements into design and technical specifications.
• Drive conversations with other engineering, product, and marketing teams to define and execute on product requirements.
• Influence and drive software engineering best practices and standards within the team and wider community
• Mentoring and helping to level up other engineers.

Your background:
• Experience building complex, highly usable web applications.
• Strong git skills with the ability to adapt to different git workflows.
• In-depth experience in a NodeJS application development environment.
• Experience working within a modern JavaScript workflow through technologies such as CSS Preprocessors, Styled Components, Single Page Application frameworks and Module Bundlers (Webpack, etc.)
• Experience setting and/or expanding engineering best practices.
• Comfortable evaluating and taking calculated risks adopting new technologies.
• Experience with streaming video, e-commerce, large data applications, and analytics suites.
• Hands-on experience with React and GraphQL in a production application.
• Experience leading and developing a technical team.

This position will be based out of our Stockport, UK office. We offer unique opportunities for any technologist, including:
• The ability to work on a cutting-edge technology stack.
• Influencing the innovation of products used globally by millions.
• An open, team-driven diverse environment that fosters constructive feedback and collective problem-solving

Company Profile

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ and Disney+.