Principal Front End Engineer

| Chicago

project44 is revolutionizing the freight and logistics industry by applying cutting edge technologies to automate the entire lifecycle of freight shipments including quoting, scheduling, and real-time visibility. project44’s network of APIs is capable of optimizing the shipment lifecycle, empowering companies to deliver the best customer experience possible, and provide up to date data while cutting costs along the way.

We are looking for a Principal Front End Software Engineer to join Project44 Engineering Team! You will help build the web portal that provides innovative tools to help our customers manage their freight shipments. You should have opinions on frameworks and automated testing and must also be comfortable in a fast-paced, Agile environment.

Key Accountabilities

  • Design and develop high-volume, high-performance, high-availability web applications using JavaScript & Java:
    • Be a strong advocate for best design practices
    • Lead efforts to design and implement new systems including infrastructure to support continuous deployment
  • Comfortable in a modern software engineering environment using the latest technologies and tools
  • Contribute in defining the team’s technical strategy and advising on technical challenges:
    • Identify opportunities for improvement and spearhead changes
  • Optimize front-end applications for speed, reliability and scalability
  • Strong desire to build products that will have a daily impact on one of the World’s largest industries
  • Play an influential role in growing project44 to the industry leader in technology

Requirements & Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, similar field or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of experience in Software Engineering (software design, architecture, implementation, deployment, and support)
  • 6+ years of development in JavaScript
  • 4+ years of development in Java
  • Intellectual curiosity to pursue the unknown and to continuously learn
  • Experience with Angular, Ember, or React
  • Experience building RESTful web services
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud provider is a plus
  • Experience with the Spring Portfolio including the Spring Boot
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222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

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Stocked Kitchen
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