Director Front End Engineering

App Annie, Remote: AMER Region

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Something about us...

App Annie is the industry’s most trusted mobile data and analytics platform. Our mission is to help customers create winning mobile experiences and achieve excellence. We created the mobile app data market and are committed to delivering the industry’s most complete mobile performance offering. More than 1,300 enterprise clients and 1 million registered users across the globe and spanning all industries rely on App Annie as the standard to revolutionize their mobile business. We are a global company, headquartered in San Francisco but as a “remote” first company, we care about your results and not your location. 

Along with a market defining product, we take great pride in our culture and values and strive to embody them daily! We set a high bar for our success and have made Excellence as our standard, hold each other Accountable, continuously push Innovation and Win with Style.

What can you tell your friends when they ask you what you do? 

I lead a team to build the next generation of Web infrastructure for App Annie Website. It targets to speed up the development efficiency and quality dramatically.

  • Team management, planning, resource allocation
  • Technology watch
  • Becoming better at what you do every day.

You will be responsible for and take pride in…

​​As part of our agile and growing organization, you will challenge norms and find better ways to partner with our product organization and various stakeholders to ensure we are meeting the needs of our business requirement while properly setting expectations. Your investment in your team and ability to incubate team members of all skills will be paramount to your success. As a key leader of a multicultural distributed team, you will use your experience to ensure we foster an open culture that is inclusive of all thoughts and ideas. This includes

  • Architect and implement the framework for App Annie’s web application development. 
  • The framework is expected to abstract the common pattern of App Annie’s business, define the only proper method for feature implementation and take care of all the general tasks, for example: caching, permission, anti-scraping, etc.
  • Cooperate with the feature teams and train the teams to adopt the framework.
  • Maintain a process to collect feedback and implement rapid improvement for the framework.
  • Create and maintain reusable web components, deep insight regarding frontend architecture and design-systems
  • Initiate and manage complex refactoring, leveraging other product teams

You should recognize yourself in the following…

  • 7+ years experience in software development
  • 5+ years experience working on Web architecture. At least architected one business oriented framework.
  • Technical management experience required
  • Rich experience in Front end technology, especially around Single Page Application.
  • Good understanding in caching system
  • Good communication skills with fluent oral English
  • A previous experience in an international environment is a plus
  • Self driven and make-it-happen personality
  • Energy and creativity are key characteristics that describe you and the projects you lead. You make it happen. Boom!
  • You’re an app fanatic, positively curious and a technology enthusiast.

This is what we have to offer… 

  • We provide a $1,000 (country equivalent) WFH allowance to set you up for remote work success.
  • Internet allowance for stable internet connection, so your video does not freeze on Zoom. 
  • Flexible working days. We love to meet, but if you need to get your kids behind school-zoom, need to leave early to get to your band repetition or gym classes, do your thing. 
  • Paid leave, so long as you promise to come back!
  • Health and dental benefits.
  • An international team of talented and engaged people from different cultural backgrounds and locations.
  • Wellbeing allowance for any activity that matters to your wellbeing; (online) gym classes, fitness equipment, mindfulness apps or even childcare support!
  • Unlimited access to online learning platform Udemy to help you develop your skills.
  • Virtual initiatives and events to keep you connected with your colleagues.
  • 90 day Passport Program. Your performance matters, not where you work from- be productive while exploring the world. Work from anywhere up to a quarter / year.
  • Comprehensive health, dental benefits, 24/7 confidential mental health concierge, $600 / year for wellbeing activities, and free financial planning support

 Yes, I want this job!

About App Annie

About us App Annie delivers the most trusted app market data and insights for your business to succeed in the global app economy. Over 900,000 registered members rely on App Annie to better understand the app market, their businesses and the opportunities around them. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with 450 employees across 15 global offices. App Annie has received $157 million in financing, including from investors such as Sequoia Capital, Institutional Venture Partners, IDG Capital Partners, e.ventures, Greenspring Associates, and Greycroft Partners. Learn more at www.appannie.com. App Annie is an international team of super-talented people from different cultural backgrounds (Beijing, San Francisco, Vancouver and more). We offer lots of responsibility in your role, and room for you to grow with the company. And beyond personal growth, you’ll help make a great impact on App Annie’s success as a whole. With regular exposure to C-level executives, VPs, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs you’ll have the opportunity to learn a ton from experts in their fields.

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