Front End Technical Architect-1155623

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Front End Technical Architect


As a Technical Architect, Single Page Applications, on Horizontal’s development team, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams on multiple accounts focusing on delivering high quality technical approaches and solutions in the single page application space in addition to helping set a broader vision and path forward for the continued adoption of modern development practices across teams. You will execute high-quality technical solutions on time and on budget using modern development methods. You will help drive innovative and effective user experience through technology and evangelize common standards and best practices across the front-end team. 

What you’ll do 

  • Collaborate with Horizontal Digital and/or client and project management teams, tech leads, architects, developers and designers to scope solutions, constraints and risks and identify potential limitations to a successful implementation at assigned clients. 
  • Architect enterprise Nextjs and React solutions including data, display, information architecture, and 3rd party platform integrations. 
  • Implement platform specific solutions and SDKs involving Nextjs and React, specifically Sitecore, Drupal and potentially other platforms (like Contentful and Vercel). 
  • Implement project specifications using a mix of Nextjs and React core functionality, community modules, and custom developed modules that adhere to Nextjs and React community coding standards. 
  • Identify new technologies, frameworks, and processes that enhance our ability to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers. 

What you bring 

  • Education – B.S. or BA or work experience equivalent. 
  • Five or more years of experience 
  • Thorough understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (e.g. Requirements, Design, Development, Testing) and exposure to Agile or iterative SDLCs. 
  • Expertise in the “back end of the front end”, specifically application and business logic, API and service integration, Consuming user interface code and working with user interface developers. 
  • Expertise in JavaScript, React (or other similar libraries/frameworks), Node and front-end application development 
  • Expertise with front end tooling and package management (Webpack, npm, Gulp, etc) 
  • Competent in other front-end technologies like HTML and CSS  
  • Competence in semantic and accessible applications and presentation 
  • Experience working with WCAG 2.x AA guidelines and implementation 
  • Experience with version control tools (Git) and industry standard branching and merging practices 

Who you are 

  • You have a desire and passion to work in the marketing technology industry. 
  • You are a critical thinker and problem solver with an obvious attention to detail and organization.  
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to calmly and rationally collaborate with technical and non-technical peers.  
  • You are resourceful and enjoy learning new things.  
Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law. In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com. All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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