Lead UI Engineer in Lincoln, RI at Amica

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

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Job Description

Location: Lincoln, RI (Corporate Information Systems)

Are you looking for a job in a growing industry with new products, new markets and new technology?

With locations across the country, Amica Mutual Insurance Company offers opportunities to join this dynamic field with a financially strong and respected insurance provider. Amica, based in Lincoln, RI, is a national writer of auto, home, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, offers a full line of life insurance products.

We are recognized as a leader in customer service and credit this success to our 3,700 employees in 44 offices across the country. Our benefits package includes high-quality medical, dental and vision coverage, short-term and long-term disability insurance and more.

Our office in Lincoln, RI is seeking a Lead UI Engineer who will be responsible for the technical direction and successful delivery of quality IT solutions to the company’s web site and mobile applications.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

• Establishes and implements standards and guidelines for development of front-end code for the company’s web site and mobile applications.
• Mentors and provides feedback on development best practices to the Web Development section members.
• Reviews code for consistency and compliance with established standards.
• Provides validation of estimates for development efforts for the web site and mobile applications.
• Provides guidance on the use of specific tools used for web site and mobile application development and deployment.
• Ensures adherence to agile processes and iterative development with a focus on speed to market.
• Collaborates with the Principal Solution Architect and the Enterprise Services and Configuration Section Manager to ensure that web development is in line with the future direction of technology.
• Attends training and/or industry seminars as appropriate, to stay abreast of current technologies, trends and directions.

Job Requirements:

• Requires a 4-year degree and 5-8 years of experience in developing front end and/or mobile applications or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
• Requires Knowledge of JavaScript, TypeScript, React, React Native, Redux, Git and GitHub
• Knowledge of Node.js, iOS Developer Tools, Android Developer Tools, Deployment and provisioning to the App/Play store, automated testing, JSCON APIs and Continuous Deployment and Continuous Integration best practices for application design and delivery are a plus
• Knowledge in Swift with understanding of Objective-C, Java and/or Kotlin, payments and In-App purchasing, custom UI components, performance tuning, beta testing processes, background services and workers, App analytics, A/B testing, fastlane and Bluetooth LE are a plus.

Equal Opportunity Policy: All qualified applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability or sexual orientation. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are 40 years of age or older. Employees are subject to the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.