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Sr Software Engineer
Boston, Massachusetts  |  Remote
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Applied on January 29, 2022
Job Id #49969 Posted August 19, 2021

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Our ideal candidate is comfortable performing user-centered research and building wireframes, prototypes, and developer-ready visual designs.
  • Youll manage the user experience team and work with them to establish and maintain global experience and interface standards.
  • Working with large, intricate applications, you should be comfortable navigating a complex organization, gathering information from many sources, and guiding teams to effective, tested solutions.
  • As part of this job, youll author and present evidence-based recommendations to teams and stakeholders. This includes:
  • Write application interface codes using JavaScript following react.js workflows
  • Lead and promote implementing a highly responsive user-centered design front-end architecture to support react.js concepts
  • Oversee and contribute to the creation of wireframes, prototypes, visual designs, and usability tests
  • Meet with the development team to discuss user interface ideas and applications
  • Work with product owners, users, and stakeholders to develop solutions that effectively solve problems and meet business objectives
  • Review the existing application, understand the screen flows written in Java, and the security requirements, conduct interviews and research with our users to better understand their needs
  • Research best practices and industry guidance to build better solutions
  • Identify opportunities for improvement within existing work and processes
  • Facilitate stakeholder reviews to gain approvals
  • Provide user experience recommendations and guidance to leadership
  • You will be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role, as well as providing development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in computer science, information technology, or a similar field.
  • Previous experience working as a react.js developer, preferably in a lead position.
  • In-depth knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and front-end languages.
  • Experience in integrating with backend application written in Java with strong security requirements
  • Knowledge of REACT tools including React.js, Typescript, Webpack, Enzyme, Redux, and Flux.
  • Experience with user interface design.
  • Proficiency in browser rendering behavior and performance.
  • Experience in front-end tools (e.g. Grunt and Gulp JS.)
  • Experience with browser-based debugging and performance testing software.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience designing for data-heavy applications
  • Work experience within health care and/or health insurance
  • Experience with DevOps/Continuous integration and development pipelines
  • Practical experience of developing solutions hosting within key major cloud providers such as OpenShift, Kubernetes, AWS, Google Cloud and Azure
  • Experience with technologies such as: Java, mysql database, etc.

Nice to have:

  • Should be able to bring and drive the latest and great technological improvements in the UI/UX area and very specifically in ReactJS as that’s the direction the USP initiatives are driven towards

Working Time:

  •  9 to 5pm

Interview Process:

  • a. How many rounds?
    • 2-3 rounds depending on the comfort level with the skills
  • b. Video vs. phone?
    • yes video calls are preferred
  • c. How technical will the interviews be?
    • fully technical

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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