Lead Front-End Software Engineering Consultant (React)

Location: Canonsburg, PA

Job Type: Contract to Hire

Lead front-end software development efforts for a long-term project engagement in the medical training and simulation management domain.


  • Maintaining a consultant’s attitude (act as a liaison between engineering and product leadership) by:
    • Understanding when to challenge client decisions
    • Being empathetic to client concerns
    • Balancing the needs of internal and external priorities effectively
  • Guiding, coaching and mentoring other engineers through:
    • Code Reviews
    • Brown Bag/Lunch and Learn Sessions
    • Acting as an Engineering Advocate
  • Manically insistent on Clean Code that adheres to the 4 Rules of Simple Design:
    • Passes all tests
    • Clearly communicates intent
    • Avoids duplication
    • Minimizes the number and size of elements
  • Engaging with engineering leadership to produce:
    • Code Style Standards
    • Best Practice Guidelines
    • “Guide Rails” for new engineers (linter setup, test runner setup, code formatting setup, IDE setup, etc.)
    • Scalable and sustainable architectures
  • Engaging with Product Designers to create products that:
    • Look good and have good UX
    • Favor simplicity over noise


  • 5-10 years professional experience
  • 3+ years leading teams
  • Experience with the following front-end tech stack:
  • TypeScript
  • React
  • Apollo (GraphQL)
  • Jest/Enzyme
  • Material UI
  • Experience with agile methodologies (Scrum) and working in a team environment