Front End React Developer – Software Engineer

at Southern Careers Institute
Location Austin, TX
Date Posted December 18, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Senior Front-End Engineer React

Software Engineers are responsible for developing software for Southern Careers Institute that provides systems and solutions for the company and enhances SCI’s digital products and platforms for end users. This position designs, tests and analyses software throughout the development lifecycle responds to queries, run diagnostic programs, isolate problem, and determine and implement solutions.

Senior Front-End developer who could develop the latest user-facing features using React.js. The candidate should have extensive experience developing complex web applications with React, Redux, and TypeScript.

SCI will consider remote candidates. MUST live in and be eligible to work in the United States.


  • Developing the latest user-facing features using React.js
  • Designing a modern highly responsive web-based user interface
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Collaborate with back-end and API developers to enhance the user experience
  • Write tests for new and existing features to improve overall test coverage
  • Develop information systems by designing, developing and installing software solutions;
  • Improve system quality by identifying issues and common patterns;
  • Enhance applications by identifying opportunities for improvement, making recommendations and designing and implementing systems;
  • Maintaining and improving existing codebases and peer review code changes;
  • Work with various members of the Engineering and Information Technology Services team to develop and implement changes;
  • Resolve various technical issues related to Moodle rooms, computer systems, software, and hardware;
  • Respond to queries either in person or over the phone;
  • Improve operations by conducting systems analysis and recommending changes in policies and procedures;
  • Assist in writing SOPS;
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned


  • 4+ years of experience with modern front-end development
  • Should have extensive experience developing complex web applications with React and TypeScript
  • Should be familiar with using Redux and Redux-Thunk for state management of large applications
  • Should be familiar with modern React Hooks as well as higher order components and class component design.
  • Should be good with modern CSS, responsive design, and familiar with CSS in JS technologies and/or CSS preprocessors.
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools like Webpack, Babel, NPM etc.
  • Proficient in writing unit tests using JEST framework or any similar framework
  • Git and GitHub experience for version control

Nice to Haves:

  • Familiarity writing E2E tests with Cypress WCAG accessibility experience
    • C# .Net experience
    • Azure experience
    • Jenkins CI/CD experience
    • Firebase and Firebase Functions experience
    • SQL experience
    • Electron experience Technologies
    • React, Typescript, Redux, Redux-Thunk, JSS, Bootstrap, Cypres


  • Training & Development
  • Fun & Energetic, Family-Based Environment
  • Continuous Growth Opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Options
  • Health Savings & Flexible Spending Options (HSA & FSA)
  • Basic Life & Accident Insurance
  • Short & Long-term Disability
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • A competitive base salary with pay increase at 90 days
  • SCI is an Equal Opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

About Southern Careers Institute

SCI has been changing lives for over 50 years, now and we’re just getting started. We offer certification-based training with programs in Medical, Business, Cosmetology, Skilled-Trades and Technology with campuses spanning across central and south Texas as well as online. Our students can graduate most of our programs in under one year and with real-world experience under their belt. #IND123