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Front End Sr. Engineer

The Linux Foundation, Remote

Non-profit technology trade association promoting and protecting collaborative development


Position: Front End Engineer
 
Linux Foundation Overview
 
The Linux Foundation is creating the greatest shared technology investment in history by enabling open source collaboration across companies, developers, and users. We are the organization of choice to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and commercial adoption. Linux powers:
 
* 92% of public cloud computing services
* 82% of smartphones (Android is built on a Linux kernel)
* 62% of embedded systems
* 99% of supercomputers
 
The Linux Foundation is looking for a Front End Engineer to join our team. Bring your skills and passion for release planning, cross project coordination, automation, and release delivery to help the project succeed and become the leading free software option on the market.
 
The Front End Engineer will work with the developer community to build the processes and automation needed to coordinate timely and regular software releases, follow-on stable releases, and manage security updates and advisories.
 
Location: Fully remote; US location preferred
 
Top Technologies:
 
·        AngularJS (frontend), strong HTML/CSS required
·        Wireframing or UI/UX Design experience required
·        Experience using Sketch and/or Zeplin for design preferred
·        Some exposure to full-app development preferred
 
Qualifications
·        Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science related field or equivalent work experience
·        5-10+ years of software release or front end engineering role
·        Excellent English communication skills, written and verbal
·        Good product vision - able to understand a concept, then breakdown and estimate effectively
·        Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
·        Strong knowledge of web technologies including: HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript, XML, JSON, React/Angular, web and server programming
·        Experience with writing integration and unit tests using front end technologies
·        Knowledge of potential web/ front end security risks such as persistent/ reflective XSS and CSRF
·        Expertise in fundamentals of data structures
·        Expertise in fundamentals of algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
·        Expertise designing and developing large-scale, multi-tiered, distributed software applications
·        Passion to design and develop intuitive user interfaces
·        Ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
·        Strong customer focus with ability to translate user requirements into good design
·        Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others and strong analytical thinking skills
·        Able to build and maintain strong relationships with cross-functional global business leaders to understand the needs of the business and create efficiencies with technical solutions
·        A person that thrives and succeeds in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast


The Linux Foundation is a largely all-remote workforce that hires top-notch talent.  We are as passionate of providing a flexible and supportive work culture as we are in Open Source Software.  Collaboration is in our DNA, and we pride ourselves on being able to work closely together while not being tied to an office.
 
The Linux Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
 

About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world's top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and commercial adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company.

Want to learn more about The Linux Foundation? Visit The Linux Foundation's website.