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Lead UI Engineer

Software Development | San Francisco, CA, USA | Full Time

Job Description

At Globant ( we strive daily to deliver powerful innovative software solutions for our clients through our unique Digital Journey approach. Our passion for technology reverberates in every area of our organization and drives our creativity. Working for us means being at the convergence of engineering, design, innovation and scale. It means being part of a  tightly knit and driven team whose work directly affects the products and bottom line of our clients.

Our bar is high, but so are the results we achieve. As a Lead UI Developer, you will be required to manage a variety of design and development services. We are partnering with the client in building a front-end component library that is used across the company to build consumer facing application for multiple lines of business. The latest version of the library is being developed using React as the base library so knowledge of it and related technologies is required. The person will be required not only to develop new components but also to participate actively in the design and architecture of such project, as well as providing guidance to app development teams using this component library and front-end development best practices.  

We look at the software development process from the three different but complementary perspectives of engineering, design, and a constant quest for new insights. We also believe in showing our people how much we value them, which is why one of the many benefits we offer is a fully paid by company PPO health plan.

Responsibilities/Job Description:  

  • Lead a scrum team of 4-6 person(governance).

  • Develop UI components based on ReactJS according to specification defined for its visual design, interaction design and accessibility requirements.

  • Participate actively in the design and architecture discussions of the individual UI components as well as the library as a whole.

  • Conduct research activities of different technologies that could be incorporated as part of the library.

  • Potentially participate in the development of tooling mechanisms required to build the component library as part of the continuous integration pipelines.

  • Provide guidance to application development teams using the component library in terms of best practices.

  • Gather feedback from other application developers in the use of the library and share it with the team to enhance the design and architecture of the component library to improve its usability and adoption.

  • Participate in support activities to help application developers get the most out of the component library.


  • Team Leading experience (more than 2 years of experience).

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Scrum

  • JavaScript - Deep understanding of the language.

  • HTML5

  • CSS3

  • Git

  • Experience using modern front-end frameworks or libraries: ReactJS, AngularJS, VueJS, Ember and the like.

Desired Skills:  

  • ES5/ES6

  • JavaScript Unit Test frameworks & libraries for test running and assertions.

  • ReactJS.

  • Redux

  • Webpack

  • NodeJS

  • Babel

  • PostCSS

  • Jest

  • Enzyme

  • Git workflows

Globant is an EOE M/F/D/V. For many positions, relocation is available if needed. Globant does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

We are interested in hard-working, fast-learning talents and we have the know-how and scale to help you make your own career path. If you seek an entrepreneurial, flexible and team-oriented culture, come join us.

We are ready.