Lead Software Engineer - Frontend Design & Engineering

| Greater LA Area
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Position Overview

Our engineering team is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to lead our Front-End Design & Engineering efforts. You’ll be working all aspects of front-end as well as the interface to the back-end engine. As a part of the development team, you’ll wear multiple hats, turn ambiguity into details, take the lead on building complex features and continuously find opportunities to improve the user experience. You will also be able to establish best practices and take our frontend engineering to an elevated level.  

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Lead and mentor a small team of front-end engineers
  • Advocate for end-user functionality while keeping business and engineering constraints in mind.
  • Establish and adhere to best practices in Design Thinking and User-Centric principles.
  • Collaborate with Designers, Product Owners, and other Software Engineers to deliver compelling user-facing products

Minimum Qualifications

  • 6+ years of applied frontend engineering and design experience.
  • 2+ years of leading teams/projects from concept to deployment.
  • Experience with modern JavaScript libraries, tooling, and frameworks, preferably with React.
  • Strong knowledge of front-end technologies.
  • Solid understanding of software design and architecture.
  • Professional experience developing web applications with HTML, DOM, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX.
  • Ability debugging cross-browser compatibility issues, and client-side performance optimization
  • You have experience implementing software development best practices for code management, continuous integration, and automated testing
  • Experience with AWS products

 Desired Experience

  • Experience with Node.js
  • Emphasis on creating reusable React components
  • At least 3-4 years of hands-on experience with React framework.
  • Advanced visual design skills and tools proficiency (Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop).
  • Technical ability to translate designs into reality (Invision, HTML, CSS, JS, After Effects).

About Beyond Limits

Beyond Limits is a pioneering Artificial Intelligence engineering company creating advanced software solutions that go beyond conventional AI. Founded in 2014 with a legacy in space exploration, Beyond Limits is transforming proven technologies from Caltech and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory into advanced AI solutions, hardened to industrial strength, and put to work for forward-looking companies on earth. We leverage this unparalleled innovation portfolio, along with proprietary cognitive technologies, to help companies solve tough, complex, mission-critical problems and transform their business. We apply a unique hybrid approach to AI, combining numeric AI techniques like machine learning with higher-order symbolic AI and expert human knowledge to deliver intuitive cognitive reasoning and information. Our cognitive computing technology mimics human thought processes and provides explainable reasoning to aid human-like decision-making.

Beyond Limits provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Beyond Limits complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Beyond Limits expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Beyond Limit’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. 

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Right smack-bang in the middle of Downtown Glendale, on Brand Blvd.

What are Beyond Limits Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
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