About this role

The mission for the Senior Frontend Developer is to build and improve the products and services of the platform as a member of an agile team that serves carriers and shippers in the Vehicle Transportation Industry of the United States.

Responsibility

  • Be a technical leader within the team you work with and within Super Dispatch in general.
  • Collaborate on technical projects across teams within Super Dispatch.
  • Collaborate with engineers, product managers, and designers to tackle the interesting and challenging problems for building and growing an end-to-end (vehicle) shipping platform in the United States.
  • Be a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional agile team with its mission, comprised of a product manager, UX designer, a backend engineer, and a QA engineer.
  • Architect, design, document, develop, refactor, deploy, and operate customer-faced web interfaces that serve the Super Dispatch customers.
  • Be a leader of the web development community of Super Dispatch, affecting and driving our architecture across the company.

Competencies

If you consider yourself an eager learner, a conscientious worker, and a thoughtful, kind, supportive human, you might just thrive at Super Dispatch.

To be successful, you will need a combination of problem-solving, technical, and communication skills. We expect you are:

  • Proactive - you act without being told what to do. You bring new ideas to the company.
  • Flexible / adaptable - you adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions. You cope effectively with complexity and change.
  • Move fast - you execute quickly and get things done.
  • Growth driven - you seek growth in learning, efficiency, and celebrate wins.
  • Customer focus - you are truth-seeking individuals who can empathize with customers. You patiently listen and take feedback to solve problems for customers.
  • Communication - you can comfortably communicate in English (speaking and writing). You are able to share knowledge and experience with team members via documentation.

Minimum requirements

  • You have at least 4 years of professional experience in general, at least 2 years of which is experience working in a product-driven environment.
  • You have at least 1 year of TypeScript experience on Production.
  • You have deep experience with the frontend development ecosystem: you understand modern ECMAScript, TypeScript, and React ecosystem features and shipped web products to customers using this knowledge.
  • You are proficient in styling UI components and making the best possible UX.
  • You are a constant learner, you can pick up new programming frameworks and concepts quickly.
  • You care about quality and you know what it means to ship high-quality code and user interfaces.
  • You are familiar and have experience with good engineering practices.

Plus points

  • You have a hands-on experience shipping improvements to customers: CI/CD, build tools.
  • You have a hands-on experience growing and guiding frontend developers.
  • You have a hands-on experience with testing practices like TDD, unit testing, or UI testing.

Growth Plan:

Within 1 month, you’ll…

  • Graduate from Super Dispatch’s company-wide new employee onboarding program. You’ll get caught up with who we are, how we work, and what we're building.
  • Understand the full functionality of Super Dispatch products, as well as the greater auto transportation industry and competitive landscape.
  • Have knowledge on how applications run on web, how the performance is measured, how development and deployment are managed.
  • Understand the core parts of the codebase, start reviewing pull requests, ship small changes.

Within 3 months, you’ll…

  • Collaborate on technical projects, especially platform/component improvements within Super Dispatch.
  • Contribute to open source projects which have been developed by the company.
  • Collaborate with engineers, UI/UX designer, CTO/Director of engineering to tackle the interesting and challenging problems for supporting and enabling an end-to-end (vehicle) shipping platform in the United States.

Within 6 months, you’ll…

  • Start expanding your involvement and work with different teams on their challenges and improvements.
  • Be a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional agile team.

Within 12 months, you’ll…

  • Be a valuable contributor of the team you work with and within Super Dispatch in general.
  • Be a contributing member of the frontend developer community of Super Dispatch affecting and improving our frontend components across the company.

What We Do:

Super Dispatch is one of the fastest growing tech startups in Kansas City, and we're transforming the world of vehicle shipping. The Super Dispatch platform is a one-stop-shop for everything Carriers and Shippers need to move cars faster, smarter, and easier. Backed by cutting edge technology and best-in-class software, Super Dispatch is the advanced auto transport experience taking carriers and shippers into the future.

Who We Are:

Our diverse team is comprised of highly motivated professionals with a passion for solving big problems with technology. Our core values are built around learning, growing, evolving, and continuous experimentation. We believe and practice taking bold risks. We embrace failure as a lesson. We put our team first. We are committed to supporting each other and helping each other grow on this journey.