UI Architect

Delta Dental - Oakland, CA3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $89,000 - $120,000 a year
At Delta Dental, our strategy is only as strong as the people who execute it! We are hiring individuals that are not just right for today but also for our future. We have built a foundation of high-trust by treating all people with dignity, making and keeping commitments, and consistently striving to do the right thing. Our leaders optimistically share future possibilities to inspire and motivate others toward their full potential. We expect our employees to find ways to embrace positive change, be curious and challenge the status quo, and provide solutions to unmet problems. Joining Delta Dental means joining a culture focused on fostering development, building genuine connections, recognizing each other’s strengths and sharing in successes.

We are looking for a self-starter Architect - Web App Engineering with impressive leadership skills and excellent technical chops to help us build our Next Gen Consumer Applications Suite.

How you will make an impact:
Design, develop and maintain responsive web applications providing awesome user experiences on desktop and mobile devices. This a hands-on leadership role to help build delightful customer experience with utmost attention to scalability, security and performance.
Be part of an engineering team that builds and supports amazing customer-facing products that will drive the next generation of Delta Dental Digital Experience.
Coach and mentor engineers in the org to build high quality, high performance reusable components.
Your primary focus will be architecting and designing next generation applications and modernizing current applications, ensuring high performance and responsiveness.
Lead the charge, communicate with customers and deliver high performing, resilient and intuitive suite of applications that create awesome customer experiences.
You will work and collaborate with cross-functional team of product managers, UX designers, architects, developers and automation engineers on our agile team.
Demonstrate that you’ve built outstanding consumer websites from concept to launch.
Continuous learning to stay current with the changing JavaScript ecosystem landscape.
An abundant desire to achieve perfection, but also a readiness to necessarily compromise.

What we look for:
BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience.
10+ years of experience designing and developing secure consumer-facing web applications.
Advanced level knowledge of JavaScript and Functional Programming.
4+ years of extensive experience building production application with Node.JS.
5+ years of Full Stack Front-end experience. Solid understanding of HTML5 and CSS3.
Proficient in building and consuming of Restful Web service, JSON based request response.
4+ years of experience working with popular JavaScript tools and Frameworks (like Gulp/npm, ejs/handlebar or Angular,js or React/Redux or Ember). ReactJS is preferred.
Experience building responsive Isomorphic Web Applications.
Expert level understanding of design principles to build a scalable application.
Expert level experience with the design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability and performant applications.
Proficient with writing unit test case using any of the testing framework like Mocha, Chai, Jasmine etc.
Experience with Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.
Proficiency with Chrome and/or other browser Developer Tools.
Proficiency with Git/Github or other distributed version control systems.
Proficiency in user-centered design, progressive enhancement and graceful degradation, accessibility, SEO, responsive design, and website performance.
Experience with Scrum, Agile Process
Understanding of Relational, No SQL databases.
Experience with distributed cache like Redis.
Contributions to open source projects.
Experience with Linux environment & container technology such as docker.
Experience with logging tools like Splunk or ELK.
Experience with APM tool such as AppDynamics.
Experience using CI/CD tools like Jenkins and Chef.

Benefits and perks:
12 days starting vacation plus 11 holidays and your birthday off!
Multiple medical insurance options: 100% paid or low cost premiums
100% paid dental insurance
100% paid vision insurance
Onsite gym and/or gym discount and fitness incentive
Culture of learning: substantial tuition reimbursement to improve your skills
Career growth: we love promoting from within
Strong commitment to work/life balance
Technology allowance
Social responsibility and volunteer opportunities

At Delta Dental we:
Promote accountability, integrity and collaboration: Our employees are collaborative, self-aware, and ethical. It is our expectation to do the right thing and follow through on commitments.
Foster professional development: Our employees take ownership of developing themselves and others through coaching, mentoring and providing/being open to constructive feedback and identifying learning opportunities.
Value customers and cultivate positive experiences: Our employees take time to build rapport with customers, while anticipating and exceeding their needs to ensure positive outcomes.

If you think this sounds like you, let’s chat. We would love to tell you more!

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ABOUT Delta Dental
Delta Dental covers more Americans than any other dental benefits provider. As an employee you’ll take part in our mission to become the trusted health partner by collaborating with our communities and employees to reimagine and deliver new possibilities in an ever-changing environment. Our Enterprise Strategy focuses on pillars of Growth and Diversification, supported by the platforms of Culture and People, Process and Technology. Our employees take pride working for a purpose-driven organization and live our values of Trust, Service, Excellence and Innovation.

We are part of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of companies that provides dental coverage to 74 million people in the U.S. Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and Delta Dental Insurance Company, together with our affiliate companies, form one of the nation’s largest dental benefits delivery systems, covering 33 million enrollees. All of our companies are members, or affiliates of members, of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of 39 Delta Dental companies throughout the country.

Delta Dental provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Delta Dental complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.