We’re a software company with a passion to help businesses better communicate with customers, prospects and leads. We geek out over the challenges of telecom and deliver cutting edge, cloud-based communications solutions. As a full-service carrier, with a company-owned network, Ytel takes pride in being hands on with our customers as they build. Our mission is to power human communications on a global scale through voice, SMS, email, and ringless voicemail!

At Ytel, we put people and culture first. We see our team as our best resource and create an environment that fosters collaboration and success. Whether it’s our team events or lunches (provided by Ytel), we are always finding ways to bring the team closer together.

The Ytel family is continuing to grow, and we are currently looking to add a member to our already amazing Dev team. We are looking for a Front-End Lead who is all about React and a deep understanding of the client-side ecosystem. Most importantly, we need someone with a passion for technology, who gets excited about the idea of leaving their fingerprints on change!

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Leading the front-end team, providing mentorship and creating user experiences customers will love
  • Working with the Product team to scope out new features and new product development
  • Maintaining and optimizing existing code bases
  • Reviewing code and ensuring best practices
  • Being involved in software design discussions, providing insights and ideas
  • Keeping up with front-end development trends, potentially finding value in new processes
  • Collaborating with the rest of the development team on a regular basis to complete projects on time and within scope
  • Working with data and displaying it in beautiful ways
  • Performing unit testing and maintaining test coverage in code bases

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Expert understanding of front-end technologies (JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS, Etc...)
  • Previous experience and understanding of React and Redux
  • Experience with Node.js and JavaScript frameworks/libraries such as Angular, Vue, and jQuery is a plus
  • Understanding of front-end tooling such as webpack/parcel, npm/yarn, etc
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as Jest/Enzyme, Mocha/Chai, etc
  • Sound knowledge of REST/GraphQL, mobile-first/responsive design, and other accepted industry practices
  • Previous experience with real-time notification systems
  • Understanding of data pipelines and WebSockets, and how to display them real-time in the interface
  • Past experience working in a cloud environment
  • Previous SEO experience would be great
  • Experience with CI/CD would be a plus
  • Understanding of backend development and previous experience with it would be awesome too
  • Passion for technology and awesome communication skills
* Successful applicants will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the US *