Senior Front End Developer

If you want to be a key player, building out new features for a product being used by hundreds of Canadians, then this is your chance. We’re looking for someone that’s obsessive about application flow and ease of use and who wants to participate as a front-end specialist in a multi-functional scrum team.

Toronto, ON


FormHero hides the complexity of existing paper and electronic documentation from your customers, prompting them to make clear selections and answer simple questions while automatically completing your documentation in the background.

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Overview: <p>It&rsquo;s only human to hate paperwork and at FormHero we&rsquo;re here to change the way it&rsquo;s done. Whether you are applying for a mortgage, securing insurance or going through any of life&rsquo;s other big and little moments, filling out a form is tedious and often feels futile. If you&rsquo;re the person checking those forms, every time you miss a detail it costs money and time. At FormHero, we put an end to that. We prioritize customer experience. And we&rsquo;re doing it intelligently. Our products are being used by banks, insurance carriers and government agencies to improve their customer experience and engagement. And that&rsquo;s just the beginning.</p> <p><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p>As we continue to grow and work on challenging and unique projects with enterprise-level clients, we are adding to our teams. Reporting to the Development Manager, we are looking for a Senior Front End Developer to be part of our Agile scrum team. This is an opportunity for a Senior Front End Developer who wants to expand the way they use AngularJS to develop customized new features while continuing to emphasize interface design. We&rsquo;re looking for someone that&rsquo;s obsessive about application flow and ease of use and who wants to participate as a front-end specialist in a multi-functional scrum team.</p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you</strong></p> <p><em><strong>Career development.</strong></em>&nbsp;We build useful software. We help turn ideas into practical solutions. You will expand your skills in many high-demand areas such as utilizing Docker for containerization and writing Angular-based user interfaces. Our application is built knowing that there are a lot of interesting ways of using Angular to avoid the common pitfalls and bottlenecks of bindings &amp; watches.</p> <p><em><strong>Impact.&nbsp;</strong></em>We're always iterating. We know that there's always room for process improvement. That's why we're constantly tweaking our product, so our clients get the best possible software with the features they need.</p> <p><em><strong>Purpose.</strong></em>&nbsp;We're passionate about our people. At FormHero, our purpose is to improve the relationships between businesses by helping them put their user experience first. We think our own teams are just as worthy of our respect and dedication.</p> <p><strong>Our tech stack</strong></p> <ul> <li>AWS EC2, ECS and security infrastructure.</li> <li>AngularJS, JavaScript &amp; SCSS for the Front End.</li> <li>NodeJS for the backend.</li> <li>MongoDB, Redis.</li> <li>RabbitMQ / AWS SQS.</li> <li>Docker for containerization.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Our new Senior Front End Developer will:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Review business requirements, propose designs and build wireframes for approval.</li> <li>Refine your design based on feedback, develop with clean code and deploy new features for one of our three products.</li> <li>Work with developers on creating components and controllers to implement the designs and carry out code reviews to ensure we meet our own high standards.</li> <li>Learn how to create and manage look-and-feel hierarchies to allow easy customization by clients.</li> <li>Communicate and collaborate with a product team and work across other teams ensuring the project vision is carried out.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Our new Senior Front End Developer has:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The education. A Computer Science, Engineering degree or equivalent is preferred, but we know not everyone gains their programming and design skills this way.</li> <li>The hands-on expertise. You have hands-on professional Front End development expertise with AngularJS (ideally both 1.x and 2+) specifically building scalable applications. You have insights gained through repeated use on what makes Angular tick. You have experience with Balsamiq or similar wireframing tool.</li> <li>The leadership. You know how to grow and build a team; you can offer coaching and guidance to junior team members.</li> <li>The desire to learn. You can quickly adopt new technologies and respond to change by learning and adapting.</li> <li>The communication skills. You can effectively translate design and business requirements into a technical solution. You know how to listen and be a contributing team member. You have outstanding verbal, written and interpersonal skills.</li> <li>The creativity and adaptability. You can adapt quickly, innovate solutions and embrace the new while accepting the ambiguous.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Why should you join us?</strong></p> <p>FormHero is a OneEleven company, a global scale-up hub focused on helping the most promising, high-growth tech startups build their businesses and scale their operations. Joining us now is a chance to be part of a small but growing company. It&rsquo;s a chance to make an impact on literally thousands of people. We&rsquo;re a company with traction and we&rsquo;re planning to expand broadly. We are already working with some of the largest companies in Canada and we have gained the recognition of putting the end user customer experience first. We are also a company that brought in HR when we hit 14 people to demonstrate our commitment to growing the team in the ways they wanted to grow. We believe we have a responsibility to help our people live the work-life and the home-life they want to and we live up to that every day.</p> <p><strong>Apply now</strong></p> <p>Think this job is meant for you but worried you don&rsquo;t have it all? If you feel you meet 70% of the qualifications listed and you are an innovative team player, express your interest here and we promise to consider your full profile. You can also follow us on&nbsp;<a href="">Twitter</a>&nbsp;or&nbsp;<a href="">LinkedIn</a>&nbsp;to learn more about us.</p> <p>The diverse experiences, and identities of our team members help us make better decisions and drive great results. FormHero fosters an inclusive work environment that welcomes team members of all backgrounds and perspectives. We are committed to providing a meaningful environment for every member of our team.</p>