GraphQL API React Engineer

  Texas, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington


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Posted Date
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

GraphQL API React Engineer
1 year + consulting engagement

IMMEDIATE new job opening for a Sr. GraphQL Engineer to join our team and work remotely for our global client. This role will focus on APIs on the React GraphQL team and will work as part of a team to design, develop, and manage digital APIs for both mobile and web channels. This position will be expected to work within an agile framework, and collaborate with the creative team, technical team, and product leads on targeted features and functions.

Role Description:
o This person will be expected to develop and deliver back-end assets for mobile and web channels, including the following tasks: business rules changes in graph, couchbase data and index changes, writing unit tests, bug fixes, build plans, understanding/communicate downstream service dependencies, and other supportive functions within the technical stack as needed.
o This person will be expected to collaborate with the team, services team, architecture team, and product leads on targeted features and functions, offering technical guidance to help define requirements and implement solutions that meet business objectives.
o This position will be expected to establish solid partnerships within the IT organization to ensure cross-functional alignment, to ensure clear understanding of a feature requests. The candidate is also expected to help fill gaps throughout the development cycle to ensure we meet delivery expectations. Additionally, this position will lead and mentor other software engineers on the technology stack building up the core competency to increase the velocity of the teams.
o This position will follow the defined agile methodology delivering industry leading web, mobile enabling solutions with best in class quality and performance. This role should embrace and demonstrate the core development principles and practices and ensure these principles are followed throughout the team.

Required Skills:
o Advanced knowledge in Graph, Apollo based patterns
o Strong React experience
o 4-6 years' experience using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript: 4
o 1 year experience with Graph.js and also Node.js
o Experience with mobile and web
o Experience supporting sites on different browsers, operating systems, and devices
o Experience mentoring other technical team members
o Strong working knowledge of Atlassian Stack
o Experience with agile methodologies
o Develops novel, customized solutions
o Introduces "state-of-the-art" concepts to develop back-end solutions
o Researches, shares, and implements new technologies to evolve the back-end stack and increase performance

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