Lixar is looking for a
Senior Front End Lead Developer

Senior Front End Lead Developer
  • Ottawa
  • Halifax

Lixar is looking for a Senior Front End Lead Developer to become part of our Ottawa or Halifax team.
As a Front End Lead Developer, you will have:

  • 7+ years of development with OO or Functional languages
  • 2+ years experience leading a team of developers
  • Strong experience with one or more modern JS frameworks such as: Angular, Node.js, Meteor, React, Backbone
  • Knowledge of SASS/LESS or similar CSS preprocessors
  • Experience writing custom libraries and APIs
  • Strong experience with HTML & CSS, (including Bootstrap) and current best practices
  • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to manage time and priorities effectively
  • Ability to apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges
  • Ability to communicate effectively within a development team and with clients
  • Ability to derive problem space requirements and drive towards design
  • High attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Leadership and mentorship skills
  • Post-secondary education in engineering or computer science or equivalent work experience

The following would be considered an asset:

  • Experience with server-side development in Node.js
  • Experience with packaging and build tools such as: Gulp/Grunt, WebPack, Bower, Yeoman
  • Some experience and knowledge with JavaScript security issues, XSS
  • Knowledge of semantic HTML
  • Understanding of browser developer tools
  • Understanding of automated testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jasmine
  • Understanding of automated testing tools such as Selenium
  • Knowledge of BDD (Behaviour Driven Development) and Gherkin
  • Knowledge of TDD practices

With these attributes:

  • A sense of humour
  • Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • High attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers
  • Not blame others for your mistakes
  • Get things done!


Sound like you?
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Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.
Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.