JavaScript Lead Engineer

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Parity Technologies
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Parity Technologies builds core infrastructure for blockchains and the future Web — one that respects the freedom and data of individuals — and helps empower developers to create better services through decentralized technologies.
Have a look at our current documentation to see what you’ll be working with:
Polkadot-JS API and toolset docs: https://polkadot.js.org/
In this role, you will:

Technically design and build Web Applications for Polkadot-js ecosystem
Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, build, test, release and support)
Write clean code to produce fully functional web & mobile applications
Write tests and make sure code is up to high level standard
Work closely with our UX team to build interfaces to make the user experience intuitive and enjoyable
Collaborate with the core team to plan and implement new features and improvements
Take responsibility for development progress and work with the team to overcome roadblocks

Your Background:

Experience in working with a range of different JavaScript APIs and Frameworks
Ability to produce working, auditable, well-tested code.
Ability to learn new technologies and concepts quickly
Ability to come up with technical solutions and application architecture
Ability to work autonomously, be proactive, prioritize, communicate, and function in a distributed team.
Passionate about bringing the Web 3 vision of a decentralized web to the world.

Nice-to-haves:

Former involvement in Open Source Projects
Knowledge in blockchain technologies
Knowledge in another programming language than JavaScript/ TypeScript
Experience with working on the Node database layer (eg. Express, MongoDB, CouchDB, GraphQL)

Relevant tech-stack we’re currently using:
JavaScript (ES2015+), TypeScript, WebAssembly, Node, React, Electron, RxJS, Jest, GitHub, GitLab, Vuepress
Benefits:

Competitive salaries and benefits.
Opportunity to become an expert in latest blockchain technologies.
Working at Parity means focusing on stuff that matters: building cutting-edge technology for a better and more decentralized internet. Our teams enjoy a high degree of freedom and autonomy to achieve that goal.
Because we value initiative and learning, we’ve defined a generous personal improvement budget to attend conferences or skills courses of your own choosing. We think you know what’s best for you!
Parity is a diverse company with people from various countries and we will support you with
German or English language courses where needed (and desired).
We have a remote-friendly company setup.
Bringing the team together is something we value a lot and we have regular company retreats (or will have, pending the Covid pandemic)

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