Frontend Senior Software Engineer (Cosmos Admin) (Virtual)

Lee Enterprises Inc   Davenport, IA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on November 3, 2023
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Q: Why did the React class component feel relieved?

A: Because it was now off the hook

Now that we've got your attention ... let's face it, there are a lot of ugly websites out there. We mean ... A. Lot.

BLOX Digital means to change that, at least on the new products and sites we are creating.

We are developing a new product and we don't want ugly. We want beautiful. And functional.

That's where you come in.

We are expanding our award-winning development staff, and we are looking for top-notch UI developers. We use a ReactJS framework with the front end connecting to the headless CMS backend through APIs that is data heavy in design. You'll be adding features and tweaking already developed code.

Working with other developers, designers and product managers, you'll deliver high quality, highly useable experiences and help build brand consistency. Your work will have a direct impact on users and will be deployed across more than 75+ markets. Along the way, you'll be working on other industry-changing products in the pipeline.

To get us across the finish line, you'll work to understand the UI requirements; design and support public-facing UI components; configure and deploy any needed server-level tools as well as monitor and manage front-end performance, documenting how it all works.

Sound fun?

If you have more than three (5+) years of experience with HTML5; CSS3, JavaScript, ReactJS and NodeJS, read on.

We're looking for developers with:

• Deep understanding of JavaScript and experience with TypeScript

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Experience with development, maintenance and testing of ReactJS applications

• Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use

• Translating designs and wireframes into high-quality, nimble code

• Experience with RESTful APIs

• Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JWT

• Familiarity with front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack and NPM

• Experience building scalable high traffic front-end applications

• Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

• Ability to quickly learn new processes, tools and technical applications

• Strong time management skills - including the ability to work well under pressure

If this sounds like you, we need to talk.

Here's what we offer:

• Fully remote position

• Generous vacation and time away policy

• Very competitive salary

• Growth and advancement opportunities

• A great team to work with

At BLOX Digital, we look beyond a résumé and look at the person. We can't wait to meet you.

Pay: $100,000 - $125,000

Why Join Us?

BLOX Digital offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

BLOX Digital is a leading digital solutions provider for media organizations across the United States and beyond. Our comprehensive suite of solutions encompasses everything from content management systems to managed digital advertising services, ensuring that you have access to the latest technology and strategies to succeed in today's ever-changing media landscape. BLOX Digital is majority owned by Lee Enterprises.

Lee Enterprises a leading provider of high-quality local news, with 74 markets in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Our digital sites attract more than 34 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We respect and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. For more information about Lee, check us out at

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.