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Principal Frontend Engineer

Job Category: Product Engineering
Location: India - Telangana - Hyderabad

Meet Our Team:

Pega provides cutting-edge solutions for some of the world’s largest organizations that solves real business problems within a matter of a few weeks without writing any code. One of the most visible part of any application is the user interface: it needs to look professional, aligned with the design system, should be responsive and perform well on all devices. The UI must be accessible and work well on different browsers.

That’s a challenging set of expectations to meet. That’s where you come in.

You will be joining the front-end development group to build the UI component library using some of the latest technologies and frameworks. You will help deliver the user interface for our suite of CRM applications and will collaborate very closely with our design team to bring our design system to life.

Picture Yourself at Pega:

Pega is changing the way the world builds software. In this role, you’ll help us define and deliver the next generation of the Pega Infinity platform, driving the no-code capabilities that enable our clients to build amazing user interface and rapidly deploy them in a matter of weeks.

This is your chance to get hands-on with leading-edge technology and showcase how to use the latest web technology to deliver some easy-to-use UI components for the Pega Infinity platform and our different applications. This is a unique opportunity to rapidly accelerate your career and interact with senior and executive management at a fast-paced and rapidly growing company. You will represent Pega’s expertise and thought leadership in front-end technologies to our clients.

What You'll Do at Pega:

  • You'll  drive front-end development standards and work continually to enhance customer facing features
  • Take ownership of a large project spanning multiple areas and drive it to completion
  • You will proactively identify technical debt and product areas that require attention or improvement at the architecture level.
  • Build a next gen UI using the latest technologies: React,  ES2016,Styled components
  • Promote and demonstrate problem-specific expertise in delivering results
  • Look outward to identify technologies and trends to improve our UI capabilities and keep abreast of latest web and accessibility standards
  • Participate in building applications for critical opportunities and go live
  • Work with the Product Owners, other Architects to bring in new architecture and design patterns, programming approaches and toolings into the development practices of the team.
  • Serve as a de-facto mentor/guide to the technical team members.

Who You Are:

You are a skilled front-end engineer who is passionate about web technologies and 3rd party frameworks, has a critical eye for detail and is obsessed with delivering ‘consumer-grade’ experiences. You drive towards excellence and demand nothing short of excellence from those around you.

  • You’re looking to work within a culture that values urgency and teamwork in a collegial and supportive environment
  • You are detailed oriented and have a strong visual eye that helps you understand a creative UX design and convert it to actual UI components and pages
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, team-oriented, and cross-functional environment
  • You are passionate about design, the latest web technologies and standards and how to build professional looking user interfaces
  • You have a passion for building solutions that make UI responsive, with an ability to identify, quantify, debug and remove performance bottlenecks.
  • You understand the importance of delivering high quality code with excellent code coverage using unit and integration tests
  • You drive to find simple solutions to complex problems
  • You take constructive feedback with open mind and work to continuously improve yourself.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write detailed technical documents.  

What You've Accomplished:

  • 6+ years of experience, preferably in a product development company.
  • Practical work experience with React is essential.
  • Knowledge of User-centered Design
  • Understanding of state management using Redux.
  • Have detailed hands-on experience of cutting-edge web technologies (HTML5, CSS, Javascript, TypeScript), Application Servers, Web Applications
  • Experience developing UI with JavaScript development frameworks (e.g. React, Angular, Vue, Bootstrap, etc)
  • Hands-on experience with UI testing frameworks
  • Experience in front end development toolset (“build” tools, packaging, linting, transpilers)
  • Have in-depth understanding of application performance and scalability
  • Strong understanding of browser runtimes, performance and memory profiling.
  • Understanding of web standards, WCAG 2.0 accessibility guidelines.
  • Hands-on experience with versioning systems like Git.
  • Strong knowledge of quality processes in a DevOps environment.
  • Very good knowledge and experience in Agile/Scrum development methodologies.
  • Have experience of working with Architects/TechLeads and Product Owners to understand problems and provide solutions.
  • Have some exposure to project planning and effort estimation practices.
  • Experience building native or hybrid mobile (phone or tablet) applications is a plus.
  • A good Understanding of Rest and API Designs
  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science or similar field.

Pega Offers You:

  • Gartner Analyst acclaimed technology leadership across our categories of products
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities
  • An innovative, inclusive, agile, flexible, and fun work environment
  • Competitive global benefits program inclusive of pay + bonus incentive, employee equity in the company
Job ID: 16699

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