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Lead Front-end Software Engineer

Des Moines, IA
  • Expired: 14 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Salary: We area private company that offers a competitive salary and desired benefits.

Jumpgate Solutions is a software engineering firm that focuses on software as a service and onshore remote development.  The mission of Jumpgate Solutions is to commercialize innovative technology product offerings such as eco-system management and support our client’s custom software development needs using an onshore remote development center.  Jumpgate Solutions is key component of a broader portfolio of solution providers which includes Optimity Advisors LLC and SaltFlats LLC. 



We are hiring a Front-end Software Engineer to lead our software development team using the latest technologies to develop enterprise solutions for our customers. We need someone with both a broad set of experiences and skills as well as someone well versed in these technologies to lead future junior level developers. We look for developers who are experimenters and cross-functional.  A person who is well versed in cloud technologies and SaaS would be ideal for this position.  



  • Apply Agile engineering best practices and principles;  
  • Ability to develop technical requirements, architecture, and engineering documentation;  
  • Ability to develop front-end website requirements, architecture, and engineering documentation; 
  • Design highly interactive and functional user interfaces; 
  • Ensure cross-platform optimization for mobile phones; 
  • Help with code reviews and applying best practices;  
  • Ensure responsiveness of applications; 
  • Work alongside graphic designers for web design features; 
  • Mentor junior developers through code reviews, paired programming, and collaborative conversation; and 
  • Other duties assigned.  


Necessary Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities 

  • Able to deploy solutions to appropriate environments using a CI/CD process; 
  • Support clients through testing; 
  • Experience creating, maintaining, and performing unit tests and other relevant automated testing;  
  • Ability to create user interfaces and components that are modular, performant, and maintainable; 
  • Able to integrate with RESTful APIs; 
  • Familiarity with connecting services protected by OAuth/OpenID; 
  • Familiarity with OAuth and the various supported flows; 
  • Understanding of source control management systems and continuous deployment;  
  • Ability to multitask, absorb new technologies, and work as both a team player contributor and a team a potential leader;  
  • Strong organizational and project management skills;  
  • Excellent verbal communication and client-facing experience;  
  • Good problem-solving skills;  
  • Self-driven, entrepreneurial, and strong team player; and 
  • Willingness to work on legacy software. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or closely related field; 
  • 5-7 years of recent experience as a software developer;  
  • 5 years combined experience with ALL of the following front-end languages, frameworks, and technologies:
    • CSS3,
    • HTML5,
    • JavaScript, and
    • Typescript;
  • 5 years combined experience with 1 or more of the following:
    • React,
    • Angular, and/or
    • JS;
  • Experience building high-performance and scalable web services;  
  • Experience with automated testing, agile development methodologies, debugging, and performance optimization;  
  • Experience building and leading high-performance software development teams; and  
  • Must reside within Des Moines IA, its surrounding areas, and/or have plans to relocate at your own expense.
  • Authorization to work in the United States on a permanent basis.



  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or closely related field;  
  • 10 years of experience as a software developer; 
  • Client-facing or consulting experience;  
  • Experience developing in multiple tech stacks; 
  • Experience with back-end development; and 
  • Experience in mobile development, IOS, Android or both.  


Jumpgate Solutions is an EEO/AA/Veteran/People with Disabilities employer. 



Des Moines, IA
50309 USA