Senior Principal Software Engineer - UI Lead
Are you passionate about learning and intellectually curious? Do you thrive in a fast paced, innovative work environment where team members hold themselves and others accountable? Are you energized by trying new things, have an agile mindset and enjoy making an impact? Is working for a purpose driven organization important to you? If the answers to these questions are a resounding YES, then read on!
Skillsoft is the global leader in corporate learning. We help businesses solve their biggest challenge - attracting, motivating, and retaining world class talent. Our team is recognized for cutting edge digital learning and human capital management solutions. Trusted by the world's leading organizations, including 65% of the Fortune 500, we train more professionals than any other company in the world. Our 100,000+ courses, videos and books are accessed over 130 million times every month, in 160 countries and 29 languages. At Skillsoft, we believe that knowledge is the fuel for innovation and innovation is the fuel for business growth.
We are all about "Making Work Matter." With over 2000 employees around the world, we are always looking for amazing talent!
Skillsoft is looking for a Senior Principal Software Engineer to join its software development team. Reporting to the Vice President of Engineering, this lead role will focus on improving user experience on our learning platform
Leverage Strong analytical skills and object-orientated design capabilities to design and code solutions with a UI focus
Apply expert front-end knowledge in SaaS application feature creation and enhancement, performance, scalability, security and engineering best practices
Functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions.
Apply Knowledge on system interdependencies, limitations, and mitigating risks
Work with UX design team to provide consistent user experience with an effective, consistent implementation strategy
Skills & Qualifications:
15+ years of overall experience and 8+ years SaaS Industry experience in software engineering - designing, building, and deploying enterprise-class software applications.
Excellent UI expertise, providing strategy, designs, and technical guidance for the front-end UI application for local and remote development teams.
Experienced in Microservices and RESTful API's.
Experience with Git, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, and AWS desired
Solid knowledge of industry standards for best coding practices
A strong understanding of approaches and techniques to optimize web performance
Advanced knowledge of Accessibility standards and Localization techniques
Experience using Agile/Scrum in a mature environment including mentoring
Experience working on large complex projects
Education and Certifications
Adaptable and Agile. Responds quickly to the changing needs of the business and is resilient in the face of setbacks or adversity.
Confident & Audacious Achiever. Champions breakthrough initiatives and holds him/herself and others accountable for delivering. Enjoys working hard; is action-oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting without over-analysis.
Entrepreneurial Spirit with Learner's Mindset. Is uncomfortable with simply maintaining "status quo" and is intellectually curious and demanding of excellence and continuous improvement.
Committed to our Collective Purpose. Leverages cross functional collaboration to solve complex business issues and drive greater results.
Authentic & Customer Centric. Never compromises integrity to achieve results while constantly being mindful of creating a positive customer experience both internally and externally. Adheres to an uncompromising set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; practices what he/she preaches. Acts with the highest standards of conduct and is seen as a direct, truthful individual.
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