Job Description :
Senior Node/React engineer for a team lead role
Candidates must be local to NYC want interview on-site and start ASAP
6 Month + Contract

- At least 7 years professional development experience
- At least 3 years professional experience with Node
- At least 2 years professional experience with React
- Strong testing and refactoring skills
- Ability to lead a small team of offshore engineers and an on-site product manager
- Strong working knowledge of Agile development principles including standups, iteration planning meetings, retrospectives, and collecting feedback.

The job:
- Work for a startup web-based recruiting company focused on diversity hiring and mentoring.
- Stack: Node, React, Redux deployed on Heroku
- Location on site at Def Method (some remote available)
- Term: up to 6 months
- Important: this is a legacy app with lots of refactoring work needed.

The ideal candidate can assess the code base for structural improvements, communicate tradeoff decisions (i.e., fix this now or wait until after the next deadline, and ensure that the rest of the team is aligned*