L‍ead Front-end Engineer

Company Context

  • A cutting-edge French tech startup, fully financed by major customer contracts and supported by strong technology partners.
  • A growing international team of passionate individuals, each an expert in their respective fields.
  • Using Rosetta Stone to transition reality into Digital Twin Execution.
  • Offering end-to-end SaaS, both in the cloud and at the edge.
  • Leveraging the internet-of-things and web3 technologies to connect the physical and digital worlds
  • Key sectors: Industry, energy, raw materials, and agriculture.

What will you do?
Before diving into your role, let’s understand the canvas we’re painting on at reflek.io. As a burgeoning SaaS scale-up birthed in France and now spreading its roots across the globe, reflek.io stands as a bastion of innovation with a relentless pursuit of challenges.

By 2024-2025, our vision includes the deployment of a versatile multi-cloud and multi-edge infrastructure across Europe, the Americas and Asia. We aim to make accessible our digital twins, which perfectly mirror the physical objects of our customers' reality, allowing them to build and leverage their own industrial metaverse. Our vision is then completed by infusing these digital twins with artificial intelligence everywhere to discover exceptional correlations. We're here to help transform geo distributed businesses in sectors such as industry, energy and commodities.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, will not only involve becoming part of today's high-caliber team, but also contributing to numerous products, taking our platform to new heights. Our mission extends to revolutionizing various sectors with our digital twin technology, adhering to the philosophy of "Renew or die."

As Lead Front-End Engineer at reflek.io, you will be the guiding force behind a dynamic team of developers, propelling them towards peak performance. Your expertise will not only drive the front-end development but also inspire a culture of innovation and excellence within the team. Together, you will craft interfaces that are not just functional but also transformative, setting new standards in user experience and pushing the boundaries of what our platform can achieve. Join us to lead and elevate, as we climb to new summits in technology and service.

How will you do it?
At reflek.io, our ethos is founded on the pursuit of excellence through continuous improvement. We champion best practice and quality, with a keen eye on the horizon for long-term scalability and innovation. This commitment drives us to proactively seek solutions to complex challenges, particularly as we navigate the frontiers of digital twin technology and real-time data processing.

Innovation runs through our veins, not least through the integration of generative AI into every facet of our work - from streamlining communications to automating documentation to writing compelling user stories. And this is just the beginning.

Our team operates with a flat hierarchy, giving you the autonomy you need to take charge of your projects and meet the many challenges that await you. Your willingness to take on these challenges will be decisive for your success at reflek.io.

We adopt agile methodologies to simplify and optimize our workflow. This enables us to remain flexible and responsive to rapidly changing needs and innovations in various sectors. Every project at reflek.io is an opportunity to transform the data landscape and significantly impact the industries we serve.

Your journey with us will be energized by your ability to innovate in this fluid environment, leveraging a technology stack designed for the future. Every tool and method we use is carefully selected to maximize your impact on our projects.

Your Responsibilities
As the Lead Front-End Engineer at reflek.io, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and driving our front-end development efforts. Your leadership will be crucial in organizing and empowering the front-end team to achieve excellence. You will lead and mentor a team of front-end engineers, defining processes that enhance productivity and ensure rapid and smooth development cycles. Working closely with the product team and various business units, you will craft compelling user experiences that are not only functional but also innovative, integrating AI to elevate functionality and user interaction. This role demands a strong leader with the capability to inspire and drive a team towards delivering cutting-edge solutions efficiently and effectively. If you are ready to step up and lead our team to new heights, reflek.io is your stage.

  • Hands-on Development: Actively write product or system development code, debug and solve existing issues and participate in code reviews, efficiently balancing time between development and management priorities.
  • Leadership and Empowerment: Lead, mentor, and expand your team of front-end engineers, fostering an environment that champions collaboration, innovation, and high performance.
  • Collaborative Product Design: Collaborate closely with the product team to accurately translate product requirements and UX/UI designs into responsive and interactive web applications.
  • Integration of AI Technologies: Work integratively with AI products to enhance both the functionality and the user experience of our platforms.
  • Standards and Processes: Define and enforce best practices, coding standards, and development processes to maintain high-quality, maintainable code.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Engage with cross-functional teams to discover opportunities for innovation and optimization, pushing the boundaries of what our user experience can be.

Required Skills

  • Educational Background: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Expertise in React.js: 5+ years of professional front-end development experience, with strong proficiency in React.js, reflecting a deep understanding of its core principles and architecture.
  • Emerging Technologies: Experience with Three.js is desirable, but not required. In the likely event that reflek.io transitions from React to other tech stacks that better serve our business, your ability to adapt and lead development in these frameworks will be crucial.
  • Leadership Experience: Proven leadership experience with a track record of successfully leading and mentoring engineering teams. Ability to foster a productive and innovative team environment.
  • Foundational Web Technologies: Strong understanding of web technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript. Experience with TypeScript and modern JavaScript frameworks is highly desirable.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Excellent communication and collaboration skills, necessary for working effectively in a highly dynamic and remote environment.
  • Problem Solving and Proactivity: Strong problem-solving skills with a proactive attitude towards tackling challenges. Ability to drive solutions and innovate under pressure.

    In addition to these skills, familiarity with the modern front-end ecosystem is essential. Knowledge of state management patterns, progressive web apps (PWAs), and server-side rendering techniques will be advantageous. Understanding of performance optimization strategies for high-traffic web applications is also key. Your role will require a balance of technical expertise, visionary leadership, and a keen sense of how emerging technologies can be harnessed to drive business solutions at reflek.io.

Desired Profile
As Lead Front-End Engineer at reflek.io, you are not just a leader but a visionary who guides your team to excel through challenging and innovative projects. Your leadership style is proactive and example-driven, demonstrating a commitment to excellence that inspires your team.

  • Leadership and Integration: A seasoned leader with experience in steering dynamic teams, you are adept at challenging your team to grow and achieve. Your role extends beyond technical oversight; you will actively participate in the leadership group, collaborating with product managers, solution architects, back-end leads, AI leads, and operations teams to ensure cohesive progress across all fronts.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are crucial, as you will interface with various stakeholders to align front-end strategies with overall business objectives. Your ability to articulate complex technical details and strategic visions to diverse audiences will facilitate effective collaborations.
  • Innovative and Curious Mindset: With a strong passion for technology, you maintain an ongoing commitment to learning and adapting to new technologies that push the boundaries of what is possible. Your intellectual curiosity drives you to stay ahead of technology trends, making strategic decisions that position reflek.io at the forefront of innovation.
  • Visionary in Technology: You will lead the charge in transitioning to next-generation technologies, ensuring that our user interfaces not only meet but exceed user expectations. As the face of our digital presence, the excellence of our interfaces directly impacts our market reputation.
  • Agility and Proactivity: You possess the agility to respond swiftly to changes in the technology landscape and the proactive vision required to leverage these changes for product and process enhancements. Your foresight in adopting emerging technologies will be critical in keeping our solutions relevant and competitive.

    This role is key to our future growth and technological evolution. We are looking for someone who not only fits this high-caliber profile but is also eager to take on the challenges that come with shaping the future of digital interactions at reflek.io. Your strategic influence will play a pivotal role in our journey towards technological leadership.
To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@reflek.io
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