Senior Solution Architect - Node JS (hybrid)

Posted 30 Nov 2022

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 255738


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:


This position will be responsible for the overall front end architecture of our applications, both internal and external. You will manage activities that take place during solution ideation, solution design, and solution implementation. The Senior Solution Architect will work with backend service providers to consume RESTful web services, views with the help of HTML/CSS/JS developers, UX/UI Designers, and Business/Functional Analysts. 

  • Responsible for Front-End development support and guiding code standards, front end system architecture
  • Consumption of RESTFUL web services into views, state stores models, and event-driven behaviors as specified by UX/UI design team
  • Isomorphic / Universal rendering of pages on server and client
  • Lead in the development of customized e-commerce and web application solutions
  • Own Front-End Architecture
  • Maintain Code quality through thorough testing, code reviews and refactoring. 
  • Responsible for assisting in the establishment of an IT Architecture practice, and the adoption of an architecture and standards methodology.
  • Communicates the architecture to the stakeholders and collaborates and coordinates with existing domain architects in the formalization and adoption of IT standards and procedures.
  • Champions a structured approach to business application solutions.
  • Assures solutions not only are a fit for the specific purpose but also closely align with the standards guidelines of technology solutions.
  • Influences changes to standards when necessary.
  • Develops and executes solutions which further reduce the percentage of time spent on reactive work.


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:


  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years leading technical development team
  • 5+ years working in front-end development roles on technical team
  • 3+ years’ experience in Node js  
  • 5+ years working in a Javascript / Front End development role, preferably on medium to large teams using HTML5, CSS3, & JavaScript UI frameworks such as React, Vue, or Angular 
  • Experience using Agile development practices 


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Strong Javascript knowledge (Experience leading ES6/7 features and syntax, promises, and async programming patterns) 
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of API driven development; (REST, JSON, HTTP methods)
  • Strong knowledge of version control systems (Git preferred) 
  • Working knowledge of modern CSS frameworks, best-practices, and responsive design  
  • Working knowledge of UX design principles, Search Engine Optimization, Information Architecture 
  • Experience with GraphQL 
  • Experience with CI/CD processes
  • Proficiency in English
  • Experience working on e-commerce or large-scale web applications 
  • Experience with statically typed JS (TypeScript, Flow)
  • Experience with Node deployments
  • Experience working on international teams
  • Demonstrated experience using API, service-oriented architecture and building scalable applications
  • Experience with writing tests using Jest, Jasmine, Mocha, or similar 


Location: Burlington MO Hybrid

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


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