Frontend Tech Lead

Frontend Tech Lead

Job Title: Frontend Tech Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: NSW
Salary: competitive salary on offer
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 966009
Contact Name: Barry Foster
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2020 15:15

Job Description

About Them
We are seeking a Frontend Technical Lead for one of Australia's fastest-growing online retailers. This company has seen a 50% growth in online sales over the past few months even in light of recent events. They are looking for someone with strong web development and JavaScript background who can take leadership of their website for the frontend and improve performance. You will ideally have experience in with dealing with a high volume of web traffic, working at scale, improving performance, reliability and optimisation and you will have strong experience with web development tools such as jQuery.
Your role

  • Take ownership and develop and improve the website of a leading online retailer
  • Deliver the best in class eCommerce performance through hands-on effort
  • Support a live system that delivers thousands of daily orders 
  • Github and JIRA for best practice and using flows
  • Working in teams to see through successful projects
  • Communicating and documenting 
  • Be the Frontend lead for a team in Sydney and remote overseas members in Asia
  • Make technology changes to meet customer and business needs
  • Deliver search engine optimisation outcomes through direct changes and tools for product, marketing and business teams
What you will need

  • Strong development experience with websites and applications
  • Experience with eCommerce businesses a bonus
  • Client-side Testing experience 
  • Understanding of the browser engine and related technologies
  • Strong experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript 
  • Ability to know when to use a tool or framework
  • Know when to use web application technologies vs website
  • Be the Technical Lead for the Frontend and go-to person
  • Mentor junior members of the team
  • Be a system and architectural thinker, be able to communicate your intent and realise it on top of a live system
Company tech stack
  • JavaScript
  • React and React Native
  • Java
  • Kubernetes
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Want to apply?
If you think this role is for you, click "apply now" and send us your CV in WORD format only. If you'd like to find out more about the role before you apply, call Barry Foster for a confidential discussion on 0413 301 887 or Please note; because we're expecting a lot of interest in this role, we'll only be contacting successful applicants.