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Lead Frontend Engineer

Company: GoodRx, Inc.
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

A Telemedicine company in Santa Monica is looking for a Lead Frontend Engineer to join their core platform engineering team. As a Lead Engineer you will have a certain level of ambiguity to be responsible for mentoring a team and ensuring its alignment of technical direction, establishing a technical vision, resolving technical disagreements and managing the quality of team deliverables. Your effective technical leadership ensures the team uses appropriate engineering practices such as leading implementations, designing applications, and optimizing high volume traffic for consumer facing users. You will invest in continual improvements to tooling or technical debt, and ensure the system evolves to meet its changing needs and environment. One of the major areas of focus is the soft launch of their healthcare article platform which will include increasing the volume of articles from 40-400 a month.

- Experience with AWS technologies including AppSync, Lambda, StepFunctions, or EventBridge

- Familiar with SEO: page speed, Web Vitals, crawl knowledge

- Knowledge of Content Management Systems like Contentful
- 5+ years of experience as a Frontend Software Engineer focused on consumer facing applications

- 1-2 years of lead or mentorship experience

- Well versed using React, TypeScript, JavaScript and Nextjs

- Experience leading architectural design discussions; advocating for architectural design applications and implementation

- Ability to optimize for high traffic volume to customer facing end users

- Familiarity with Content Delivery Network (CDNs) for reverse proxying and caching (Fastly, Cloudfront, or NGX preferred)

- Strong understanding of SSR and how it functions

Keywords: GoodRx, Inc., Santa Monica , Lead Frontend Engineer, Other , Santa Monica, California

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