Lead Front End Developer (React)

Added: 20/10/2020

REF: 5873

Contract: Permanent

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Lead Frontend Engineer

EdTech, Dublin City Centre


My client are an award-winning SaaS provider who are positively impacting the lives of millions of people worldwide with their innovative platform for the Education industry.

Due to continued growth, they are looking for a Lead Front End Engineer with strong React experience to take their product to the next-level and improve the user experience.

Coming into a fun, collaborative and hard-working environment, this is a great opportunity to join a company who are regarded as one of Ireland’s best kept secrets and to expand your leadership skills within a top-class engineering team.


Your Role:

  • As a Lead Front End Developer, you will focus on delivering new features that will enhance their current product within an Agile environment.
  • Work closely with managers and stakeholders to input your own ideas and suggestions to improve the way of working.
  • Conduct code reviews and assign tasks to the Frontend Development team.
  • Liaise with the backend development team to coordinate on API structures and technical discussions.
  • Improve the design system and ensure consistency across the application.
  • Develop best practices for the design systems ensuring it is easy to use for implementing new features.


Your Skillset:

  • At least 4 years of experience working with commercial SaaS products within the full software development life cycle.
  • Excellent skills with ReactJS and React Native. Knowledge of modern features such as Hooks and Concurrent Mode in React.
  • Proficient with Javascript, Webpack, HTML and CSS. Knowledge of Vue.js is a bonus.
  • Comfortable working with modern EMCAScript. Ability to adapt to legacy code with ES5 features only, along with modern ES6+ features.
  • Skills with Webpack, Docker, Jenkins and AWS are a bonus.
  • Strong knowledge of how design systems work and how to apply them.
  • Ability to apply best practices for making web applications accessible to any user.
  • Understanding of testing practices in FE development with experience of writing Integration tests for React Applications.
  • Experience building and deploying web applications within a Continuous Integration environment.
  • Previous experience working within a SaaS environment is a bonus.
  • Leadership experience with ability to liaise closely with different stakeholders and business units.



  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Flexible working hours


Please Note** Candidates must be a resident in Ireland to be considered for this role.


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