Tech-Lead, Frontend Web, Cnbc

NBC Universal Englewood Cliffs , NJ 07632

Posted 6 months ago


At CNBC, our mission is to transform our customers' experiences with their money through our world-class financial market coverage, business and personal finance news and information, insights, and tools. Our digital and television products and services reach 385 million households worldwide, and we've got even more growth opportunities ahead. Now, we're looking for the next great tech-lead to join us in that adventure, and we're hoping it's you!

As a tech-lead Web, you'll own the technical, execution and successful delivery for one of our incredible web teams. You'll thrive if evolving our web platform, technical decision making, leading a team and improving the performance and resilience of our web applications is your passion.

Day-to-day, you'll work with product to lead, guide, and motivate a team of engineers by communicating the technology vision for the sprints, setting goals and priorities together with product. You'll succeed by learning what solutions are simultaneously impactful, usable, valuable, and feasible, through daily communication with your teams and other key technology partners.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a dynamic frontend web technical-lead who can mentor engineers and foster a strong engineering culture on their team. You should have opinions about what makes a good engineering culture. You should also have a very strong technical background and be familiar with the complexities of developing web technologies at scale including CI/CD pipelines, caching, scalability and page performance. You have a strong knowledge of Javascript and modern web technologies including Node.js, React, Redux, and GraphQL.


  • Own the web technology for one of the web teams: All aspects of the engineering, management, deployment (CI/CD) and most importantly its evolution

  • Hands-on technical leadership, participating in architecture design, code review, pair programming, and implementation of proven software design patterns

  • Ensuring scalability of highly visible consumer-facing products and backend services

  • Provide technical and non-technical mentorship for the engineers on the team

  • Foster a strong, collaborative engineering culture on the team

  • Advocate and advance modern software development practices within the team

  • Develop the careers and technical expertise of people on your team through coaching, mentoring, and feedback

  • Work closely with other in product management, project management and platform engineering (backend and services) teams

  • Recruit and hire talented engineers, as well as facilitate their onboarding

  • Communicate status, risks, and requirements to your peers and senior leaders

Desired Characteristics

  • 6+ years of experience in software development

  • 3+ years managing or leading a team of engineers

  • Very Strong Experience with React/Redux/AngularJS and other modern JavaScript frameworks

  • You are passionate and enthusiastic about what you do and rely on that to motivate members of your team

  • You advocate and facilitate continuous improvement/learning

  • You understand core technologies and engineering challenges facing consumer products

  • You maintain calmness through uncertainty, but a focused sense of urgency

  • You are an excellent communicator and have interpersonal skills

  • Deep empathy for your team members. customers and other humans

  • Proven management, mentoring, motivating, and coaching experience

  • Proven ability to deliver successful, valuable customer and business outcomes

  • Strong experience with Agile methodologies

Our web tech stack:

NodeJS, ReactJS, Apollo Client, GraphQL

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