Front End Developer Lead, Digital Commerce (Hybrid MA or MN)

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Locations: US-MN-Arden Hills


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role: 
We are seeking a talented Front End Developer Lead to join our team in the Digital Commerce space, with a focus on our SAP Commerce Cloud platform and B2B eCommerce solutions. Reporting to the Sr Manager, Sales Enablement, you will play a crucial role in supporting our Digital & eCommerce roadmap. We need an innovative, technically-savvy and strategic thinker who can identify and evaluate highly flexible and scalable solutions, and who has experience working in an agile environment. As a team player, you will collaborate across multiple business partners, Digital Commerce Product Teams, commercial architecture, and cross-functional teams to meet business needs and deliver value.


Your responsibilities include: 

  • Participating in all phases of the software development project including requirements gathering, user experience, design, construct, implementation, testing, and post-implementation activities. 
  • Enhancing, maintaining and supporting the development of eCommerce applications throughout the Software Development Lifecycle according to the IT methodology, department SOP’s, team guidelines, best practices and industry standards.
  • Leading the planning, design, development, and maintenance of front-end web and responsive UI component-based eCommerce applications. 
  • Working closely with UX and design resources to ensure technical feasibility of designs while maintaining user-centric focus. 
  • Developing and modifying user-facing features, building reusable code for future use and optimizing applications for speed and scalability. 
  • Accountable for front end technical issue resolution including diagnosis of problem, recommendations for workarounds, and defect correction. 
  • Creating and maintaining system documentation according to the IT methodology (proposals, designs, test specifications, and other deliverables as necessary) for eCommerce applications.
  • Supporting multiple large, complex, cross-functional divisional and global projects. 
  • Prioritizing and implementing new application features within an agile product team, while maintaining the quality of existing features and functionality. 
  • Leading offshore front-end developers in multiple cross-functional initiatives, completing code reviews of front-end developer work outputs, setting up code quality processes for UI frameworks, and recommending best practices. 
  • Maintaining a collaborative working relationship with IT peers, business partners, and software vendors. 
  • Managing own work time and priorities under aggressive timelines and budgets. 
  • Researching and applying new technologies, development techniques and best practices by leveraging experience, industry contacts, seminars, and books.


What we're looking for: 
Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field. 
  • 5+ years of front end development experience with expertise within the SAP Commerce Cloud and SAP. 
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3, and related tools (dependency management, CSS preproccessors). 
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including vanilla Javascript. 
  • Experience using one or more advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as Angular, React, etc. 
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them. 
  • Solid understanding of JavaScript (ES6+), Gulp, Sass, Bootstrap Framework, Git and Bitbucket. 
  • Strong understanding of accessibility guidelines and demonstrated experience writing semantic HTML, with a focus on screen readers and keyboard. 
  • Working knowledge of source code control and branching methodologies, debugging, performance monitoring, benchmarking, logging, and testing tools. 
  • Hands-on experience with KARMA and Jasmine frameworks for unit testing.
  • Strong experience with test-driven development methodologies. 
  • Experience with Agile delivery practices, preferably in a lead role. 
  • Proven leadership in partnering with external vendors and business partners on projects.
  • Ability to lead offshore front-end developers in multiple cross-functional initiatives toward
  • Experience working in large and complex enterprise project environments
  • Proven experience working in a regulated environment with quality systems which includes strong documentation skills.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field 
  • Experience in life science or other regulated industry
  • Experience within SFDC technical ecosystem
  • Experience with AEM


#LI-Hybrid  #DICE


Requisition ID: 561624


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


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