Lead Front End Developer

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Updated: June 4, 2019
Location: Newtown, PA, United States
Job ID: 2192

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We are looking for a Lead Front-End Developer with a passion for building high quality and user-friendly software for our data solutions business serving the life sciences industry. As a Lead Front-End Developer, you will work in capacity of a tech lead on essential tools & technologies to design & develop our web-based fully responsive data acquisition platform.  As a member of the team, you can have a huge impact on everything from the user experience we deliver for our customers, to the web architecture of our systems, to the culture we build.  This is a unique opportunity to play a key role in developing differentiable user experience with industry leading visualization for our new platforms. You’ll be leaned on as the subject-matter expert when it comes to all-things front end.

Our technical challenges involve designing and developing the next generation user experience using leading-edge UI technologies. It also involves influencing design and co-developing the software APIs/microservices and integrating them to deliver optimal user experience.


  • Experienced hands-on, front end developer leader with strong computer science with experience in building enterprise JavaScript based web applications. 
  • Design, develop & deliver modern web-based applications based on HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and associated frameworks
  • Create and manage web pages and web sites in Visual Studio using ASP.net Webforms and MVC using .NET languages VB.NET and C#.
  • Familiarity with DevOps concepts and tools create new web sites, check health, and deployment to development and production environments along with passion for automation.
  • Work closely with Product Manager and cross-functional teams in leading the design, development, and implementation of new products as we expand our product and platform offering
  • Evolve our web experience to use fast and fluid rendering and interaction technologies.
  • Integrate third party libraries and UI components to create seamless user experience.
  • Build great consumer-friendly interfaces that allow consumers an equally effective experience across both web and mobile browsers.
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor junior and mid-level software engineers; and make them more effective product software engineers
  • A design eye to be able to digest mock-ups, visualize UI’s, and pick and visually customize components to fit the look of the application
Proactively keep up-to-date on industry trends and emerging technologies; drive adoption of new technologies and best practices

Job Requirements

Education, Level and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience
  • 8+  years’ experience of web development experience in an enterprise environment
  • Experience taking a lead role developing exceptional UI-centric software systems that have successfully been delivered to customers.
  • Demonstrable experience designing rich interactions for desktop, web, native, responsive form factors
  • Team player who enjoys collaborating and learning with strong problem-solving ability and a positive attitude
  • Strong sense of ownership, bias for action, urgency, and drive
  • Strong communication skills: self-motivated, self-directed individual with excellent oral and written communication skills


  • Excellent Front End Development experience, focusing on large-scale, consumer-facing websites and web and mobile applications
  • Expert in C#, microservices architecture and familiar with the MVC Framework
  • Excellent skills and experience in JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, JQuery and utilizing RESTful microservices.
  • Experience working with JSON objects and communicating with RESTful webservices.
  • Experience with one or more web frameworks such as AngularJS, Backbone, or similar framework.
  • Passion for building new products in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
  • Proficiency of professional software engineering & best practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, continuous deployments, testing and operational excellence
  • Experience with data visualization tools and/or charting / graphing frameworks
  • Artificial Intelligence & machine learning experience preferred, especially with cloud-based computing platform
  • Healthcare experience preferred but not required.

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