React Jobs - Lead Developer, Front-End, 19978

Location San Diego, CA
Date Posted October 22, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Title: Lead Developer, Front-End
Location: San Diego, CA (or Remote)

Our Company:
SCTR ( is a creative tech & marketing company that is focused on empowering and improving the lives of online content creators around the world by creating amazing products and tools.  We’ve built multiple successful platforms/brands, and we have big goals for the future.  Our technical strengths include streaming media, live chat, gamification, and online communities.  It may sound cheesy, but we really do make a big difference in the lives of our customers and we love being a part of their success.  Our headquarters is in San Diego, and we have specialized teams located around the world.

Position Overview:
As the Lead Developer for the Front-End, you’ll be leading a team of outstanding developers, primarily building apps with NextJS and React.  This isn’t a boring middle-management role, instead - you’ll have fun getting deep into the code and making sure the entire team is coming together to make outstanding products.  Specifically, you’ll be managing code reviews, overseeing deployment (CI/CD with modern tools like Terraform and BuildKite), doing resource planning, and still getting to code as well.  You’ll have direct, daily access to the CTO and other members of the Exec team (as you like) and work closely with our Sr. Project Manager.  With the inherent visibility of your position, you’ll be able to affect the direction of our company and see the fruits of your labor right away.

All Members of Our Team Must:

  • Be able to see multiple perspectives from both the internal team and our customers

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and be attentive listeners
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment and enjoy helping members of your team and even other departments

Specific Skills and Experience You’ll Need:

  • React / NextJS / NodeJS (3+ years)

  • Docker

  • CI/CD tools (Cypress, CircleCI, BuildKite)

  • Version control systems, git and GitHub

  • Familiarity with the agile methodology and JIRA

  • Nice to have: AWS ECS or EKS, ElasticSearch, RabbitMQ, Postgres, MySQL

Compensation and Benefits Include:

  • Have direct, daily access to the CTO and other outstanding developers

  • Be part of a company that prioritizes the usage of cutting-edge technology & services

  • Ongoing education and development opportunities

  • Competitive salary

  • 401k with a 50% company matching and no waiting period to start

  • Full benefits (health, dental, vision, all 100% employer-paid)

  • 2 weeks paid vacation (increases with tenure)

  • 12 days paid time off (including 8 company holidays)

  • Monthly gym membership reimbursement

  • Casual attire in the office, or the “Zoom Mullet” from home

  • A beautiful, comfortable office with incredible views & snacks (if you’re in San Diego)