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Staff Frontend Developer (Platform)



Software Engineering
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023
At 8x8 Inc. [Nasdaq:EGHT] we put communications at the heart of our business and build technology that allows people to connect anytime, anywhere they are in the world, and on any device. XCaaS - the 8x8 eXperience Communications Platform - brings together Employee and Customer Experience, enabling hybrid workforces across the globe to connect, collaborate, and delight customers, while providing businesses with real-time communications analytics, intelligence and unique insights.
Learn more on our company website at www.8x8.com and follow our pages on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
What we’re looking for:
We are looking for an exceptional individual with extensive experience creating and maintaining rich user interfaces, implementing UI & visual designs for consumer-centric products.
The Platform UI Engineer will partner with other architects, engineers and technology decision-makers to guide the overall direction of the user interface layer and will work closely with Product Design, Technical Leads, Application Architects, Software Engineers and Stakeholders in a highly collaborative environment. The Platform UI team is responsible for the continued development of the Oxygen Component Library and the microfrontend architecture.

What you’ll do at 8x8:

  • Lead and direct UI team and collaborate with UX designers, UI software engineers, designers and product design.
  • Perform closely with product management plus accessibility and usability experts to present compelling user experiences.
  • Design microfrontend UI framework, modules and its API interfaces.
  • Design innovative plus intuitive look and feel of next-generation UI.
  • Collaborate with design, product management as well as UI engineers.
  • Design entire technical architecture of microfrontend framework along with pluggable modules.
  • Ensure to advocate for user-centric research and best in class accessibility plus user experience.
  • Design to organisation using strategic relationships, presentations and influence.
  • Head development inclusive to the agile team to execute key User Interface aspects.
  • Collect requirements for user interface research.
  • Recommend processes, services, software and other tools to support business objectives pertinent to user interfaces as well as infrastructure technologies.
  • Ensure to understand needs as well as disparate technologies existing in use through product engagement plus drive towards convergence.
  • Ensure to guide process and technology adoption to assure apt QA testing of User Interface components and applications.
  • Contribute to enhance the design process.
  • Collaborate extensively with accessibility.
  • Plan and execute usability evaluation along with testing across UI development stages.

What you bring to the team:

  • 8+ years of experience in Frontend development
  • Proven experience with Javascript design patterns
  • Experience working with React.js
  • Solid knowledge of npm|yarn|pnpm
  • Good understanding of Monorepo design and architecture
  • Experience working with Microfrontend architecture and implementation
  • Experience working with CI/CD, Cypress test automation, GitHub Actions & Workflow
  • Familiar with Webpack module federation
  • Effectively communicate with multi-regional teams and colleagues to help them solve frontend technology issues
  • Ability to mentor and help coworkers find innovative frontend solutions
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English

Some perks you’ll get to enjoy if you join us:

  • 25 annual leave days. Additional 1 leave day for every 2 complete years of employment (max. up to 5 days)
  • Bank Holidays (Public Holidays) during the weekend, are observed on weekdays
  • Private Healthcare Insurance (including dental)​, Group Life Insurance​, ​Private Pension
  • ​T​elecom allowance​, ​Newborn allowance​, ​Christmas and Easter Allowance
  • ​Meal Tickets​, Flexible Benefits Platform
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
For a closer look into what life at 8x8 International and the Cluj office look like check out our Instagram page.
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