Lead FrontEnd Manager

About Us

WealthPark is a startup IT venture to provide asset management and management platform application.
Currently, we are taking on the challenge of “visualization” of non-liquid assets in the real estate industry, which is one of the alternative assets.

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About The Role

One of our members concurrently manages the FrontEnd team, but as the organization expands and new business begins, more management responsibilities are being added. At this time, we are looking for a dedicated technical expert to make the FrontEnd team stronger.

The difference between this position and the Engineering Manager is that this position is looking for people who can lead with hands-on technical expertise.

If your strengths lie more in management and you want to contribute in a way that supports the senior engineer and TechLead, consider applying for the Engineering Manager for FrontEnd.
While this role also requires People/Project management, it mainly focuses on hands-on technical expertise.

What You Will Do

  • Help with members’ development tasks, to work on their professional expertise and to offer guidance and advice for their challenges and development goals.
  • Lead FrontEnd Manager is not only responsible for his or her team management, but also works in a scum like everybody else. (Lead FrontEnd Manager is also part of a squad and is involved in the day-to-day work, which helps him stay in touch with reality.)
    • By demonstrating professional expertise and touching with reality, lead frontend manager should consider future architecture, vision and need to understand current technical debts, complexity.
  • Brainstorm with Product Managers, Designers, Backend, and Frontend Engineers to build new features, architectures.
  • FrontEnd development by using TypeScript, React.js , Next.js and so on.
  • BFF development by using TypeScript, GraphQL, Nest.js and so on.
  • Work with Product Manager, Program Manager, and Agile Coach to help front-end engineers develop efficiently
  • Constantly consider the balance between the time required for system improvements and the time used to deliver the functionality required by the business, and optimize it in discussions with the stakeholder.
  • Discuss front-end technical direction with senior front-end engineers and tech leads to formulate and plan technology.
  • Conduct code reviews, and make technical contributions to product architecture as well as getting involved in solving bugs and delivering small features
  • Contribute to the sense of psychological safety on your team
  • Hold regular 1:1’s with all members of their team
  • Give regular and clear feedback around the individual’s performance
  • Maintain and improve existing products.

What You Will Need

Management Requirements

  • Must be motivated by hands-on as well as management, and be in sync with the parallel enhancement of technical skills.
  • On the other hand, being willing to delegate and able to grow the organization without holding fast to too many responsibilities.
  • 1+ years of engineering management for productive, high functioning teams. You can describe why these teams were high functioning and what you specifically did to ensure engineers felt productive.
  • Be able to explain complex technical concepts and share your knowledge with diverse audiences both internally and externally.
  • Be able to weigh several, and often conflicting constraints and make decisions in a fast-moving and quickly-growing company.
  • Anticipating future technical needs for the product and make plans to realize them.
  • Good at creating roadmaps and can develop a long-term team vision in partnership with other engineering teams.
  • Can be accountable for driving project execution.
  • Helping engineers develop new skills and advance in their careers. You don’t shy away from performance conversations and you recognize the relationship between objective feedback and career growth.

Technical Skills / Experience

  • 7+ years of building software development with software development.
  • 3+ years of building software development with React.
  • Deep understanding of React and TypeScript and dom.
  • Experience with building single page application with TypeScript.
  • Experience in interface design of web API.
  • Accessibility, internationalization, or localization.
  • Strong UX and design sensibilities and an interest in sweating the small stuff.

Soft Skills

  • English(90% of engineers are non-Japanese.)
  • Highly organized person.
  • Have motivation for team development.
  • Continuously learn new technologies and find ways to solve issues and requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Practical experience in evaluation and feedback of people
  • Experience in managing off-shore engineers
  • Experience in budgeting
  • Better understanding of docker, k8s, aws, terraform.
  • Experience in restructuring legacy products
  • Experience in the financial / prop-tech industry.
  • Experience in development with graphQL , BFF.
  • Experience in development with grpc.
  • Experience in development with nest.js.

What’s In It For You

  • Flexible working schedule 
  • Health insurance, etc.
  • Maternity leave/Paternity Leave
  • Casual dress code
  • Career progression plan
  • PC: MacBook Pro/Windows + 1 Monitor
  • Until COVID-19 is settled and we’re ready to issue visas, you can start working remotely from abroad

 

At WealthPark, we give opportunity for everyone to find alternative ways of investing into your own future. Diversity and Inclusion plays an important role for our company as we welcome employees from over 16 different countries. We welcome people from all sorts of backgrounds without regard to race, color, gender identity, religion, age, disability, or others. 

If you have interest, passion, and want to make a change, join us!

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Additional resources:

Employee Interview of Engineering Department
Mobile Team (in JP)
QA Team (in EN)
Backend Team (in EN)