Are you experienced in immersive progressive web apps and ready for the next step? Do you have a good feeling of what gives value to a project and what not? Are you a creative problem solver who can communicate these solutions clearly to everyone? Then you might be our new front-end architect!
As a front-end architect you’ll take up the technical responsibility in a product team, you’ll make sure that everyone is on the same page and that they agree on a clear technical vision. This vision will of course be the result of the product requirements, but you’re not too afraid to challenge them when something is overly complex! And don’t forget, it’s not only about your team, you’ll also be the primary technical point of contact for the client when he e.g. wants to understand the complexity of a new feature.
- You ensure your team delivers sound technical solutions that meet both the functional as well as the non-functional requirements.
- Make sure that the projects in your team have a clear vision and technical roadmap.
- Decide on the architecture and technologies to use in the applications in your team.
- Follow up on coding practices in your team.
- Work together with architects from other teams to integrate your applications in the complete solution.
- Able to take up some developer tasks.
- Master in Informatics or Master in Computer Science (or related).
- At least 3 years of experience in software engineering (with focus on front-end).
- Knowledge of multiple technologies: React, Laravel, Ember, APIs & communication, security, and common out of the box solutions.
- Excellent knowledge of common protocols and technologies, such as HTTP, REST, JSON, XML, OAuth, WS, ...
- Knowledge of architectural patterns: microservices, ESB, ...
- Knowledge of common software engineering practices (Continuous integration, continuous delivery,... ) and architecture modelling practices (UML, Swagger... ).
- Know the best practices and risks in terms of security.
- You’re always keen to learn new things, share your knowledge, embrace change and learn from past experiences.
- You’re able to work in a team and are always open for feedback from your team mates.
- You have an affinity with product design and engineering top-notch digital products.
- You’re able to handle the pressure and flexibility of a dynamic company.
In The Pocket is organised in autonomous teams consisting of developers, designers and product managers. By being part of one and the same team, they can develop a product from start to finish. Because every team carries responsibility, working at In The Pocket means accepting a high level of autonomy. We rely on trust and openness, and sharing our learning curve. At In The Pocket there’s time to experiment and budget to develop yourself. In the last years, you could find our developers at WWDC, Google I/O, ReactEurope... If you’d like to know more about our perks, take a look at this page.
On a personal level we are looking for a colleague who shares our values.
- Ownership: Working at In The Pocket means accepting a high level of autonomy. You take ownership and show the ability to decide and act for the good of the company.
- Integrity: Stick to your values, even when it doesn’t pay off in the short term. In The Pocket relies on trust and openness, which in turn relies on your integrity.
- Lead & Educate: Digital technologies are changing the world. We go all in, head-first. We take the lead in designing and building with emerging technologies. We share our passion and knowledge with as many people as possible.
- Agility: In The Pocket is permanently under construction. We never settle, it’s never done. Observing, adapting and improving is in our nature. That resonates with the people who work here. We are always looking for a better solution, always ready for the next step, pragmatic and committed to move forward.
- Team: As individuals we are bright and talented, as a team we’re unbeatable. We are open and positive, constructive and honest. We help and inspire our colleagues to do their best work.