Lead Frontend Engineer

Technology · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Technology
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Canada Drives is completely changing the car buying experience...for the first time ever, Canadians have the power to buy their next vehicle completely online!


This is an opportunity to join the team that is at the forefront of the biggest disruption in car shopping in our lifetime. Be an important part of building the technology that provides customers with a 100% online purchasing experience--from start to finish--including delivery right to their door! Experience some of this exciting technology in action at CanadaDrives.ca!


We are a growing, high-energy company with an ambitious technical roadmap to build exciting and innovative new products--read about us on TechCrunch!


This unique and unmissable opportunity can fast-track your career growth! We are firm believers in developing our own talent and promoting from within.


Come and realize your true potential at Canada Drives!


NOTE: This is a remote, full-time permanent, work-from-home position and is open to all applicants from across Canada. We will provide you with everything you need to succeed in your role.



What You'll Be Doing:


As a Lead Frontend Engineer, you will be at the forefront of new and exciting projects which are designed to assist our customer base with their vehicle purchases and help make the end-to-end process as stress-free as possible, focusing on our E-Commerce platform. You will be working with the existing frontend team and ensure the technical standard of our team is kept high. You will also be a key member of our technical decision-making process. 


This position works closely with other departments to gather requirements and work through projects in addition to delivering projects within scope/timeline, and be able to communicate to both technical and non-technical stakeholders when a given project is at risk. 




What You Should Already Have:


  • Currently making key technical design decisions 
  • Diagraming/documenting technical decisions for your frontend team
  • Leading the technical side of frontend engineering teams
  • Solid understanding of the latest ES6+ features
  • Modern JavaScript framework experience (VueJS, React, Angular)
  • Experience consuming RESTful and GraphQL APIs. 
  • Working within a responsive single page application 
  • Experience with CSS and SASS/SCSS, frameworks including Buefy, Vuetify, Bootstrap
  • Knowledge and syntactical proficiency of HTML5 spec
  • Build deploy tools including npm/webpack/grunt/gulp
  • Experience with Github/Gitlab/Bitbucket and release management
  • Ability to make judgment calls on technical decisions
  • Proven experience of understanding business objectives and creating technical roadmaps to achieve those objectives 
  • Good interpersonal communication skills


Nice to Have:

  • Experience with managing a team of developers, not just on the technical side 
  • Conducting 1:1s with your team members 
  • Experience with server-side rendering - Nuxt.js and Next.js
  • Setting up CI/CD pipelines for frontend codebase
  • Knowledge or working experience in AWS 



What’s in it for you?


This is a truly exciting time to join Canada Drives and we are looking forward to doing great things together! We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package in addition to providing our employees with continuous training and development.


We currently have a team of highly motivated and talented IT professionals and the only thing we are missing is you. If you are ready to join an ambitious and growing company then please apply today and we look forward to hearing from you.

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience