Director of Application Services

Job Description

Cloudleaf’s mission is to create significant value across the end-to-end supply chain network by dramatically increasing the visibility of product flow and condition. Cloudleaf customers leverage that improved visibility to increase revenues, reduce material losses and enhance the reliability of operations. Cloudleaf customers achieve improvements in supply chain visibility of 5x and first-year ROI up to 70x.

Cloudleaf is backed by top-tier investors like Intel and Bold Capital and has an active advisory board of the who’s who of influencers in modern logistics and supply chain management. The Cloudleaf Supply Chain Digital Visibility Platform™ is a powerful combination of IoT, artificial intelligence/machine learning and advanced analytics that delivers comprehensive, real-time, end-to-end insights into supply chain operations — from suppliers, through production and distribution to customers. Processing billions of events per second, Cloudleaf technology creates a digital twin of the supply chain and enhances operations and integrated business planning systems with real-time delivery of diagnostic and predictive insights.

If you’re seeking an intellectual challenge, a stellar team, and limitless opportunity, Cloudleaf is the place for you. We are looking for inspired, passionate thinkers and doers to help us with our mission.

The Director of Application Services’ primary responsibility is to oversee all of the user-facing business applications and related activities. The main goals of this position are to develop and manage application portfolios targeting various functional areas/verticals.  This includes leading the direction of UI/UX, functional packaging and business-facing features of applications.

In this role, you will supervise the development and maintenance of the suite of domain applications using best practices through appropriate staffing and management of the technical team. You are self-driven with proven communication skills to plan, coordinate and direct all activities related to application requirements, design, development and deployment to enterprise-grade customers. Additionally, this role will work closely with decision-makers in other departments to identify, recommend, implement and support best-of-breed applications in the supply chain domain.

Responsibilities

  • Implement front-end technical architecture, design and development of enterprise-class web applications
  • Manage application infrastructure such web server, domain models, services and associated platform APIs
  • UI/UX frameworks selection for modern enterprise and mobile applications
  • Lead multiple front-end developers on agile squads to deliver application experiences
  • Drive architectural discussions for new applications and improvements to existing applications
  • Deliver solid, detailed technical design and architectural documentation
  • Work with UX team on building and implementing a Design System with tight governance managed across the front-end team
  • Manage overall prioritizations between customer activities, releases and new feature implementations
  • Contribute ideas for making the application better and easier to use
  • Mentor and support team members on-shore and off-shore

Must-Haves

  • Demonstrated ability to build elegant and engaging user interfaces
  • Deep expertise of JavaScript and Angular 8
  • Extensive knowledge of other JS libraries and frameworks including Angular 8, React, jQuery and D3
  • Extensive experience with CSS frameworks and preprocessors
  • Expert in HTML5/CSS3 and creating cross-browser responsive applications
  • Experienced and knowledgeable with package management, version control and build processes and continuous integration
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate with individuals across the organization
  • Experience with REST Web Services
  • Experience using state management (e.g., NGRX)
  • Experience writing UI unit tests and performance optimization

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science, engineering or business administration
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in front-end development and engineering
  • Demonstrable work including code examples, outcomes and thought processes

Bonus points if you have…

  • A Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience leading offshore teams
  • Proven experience setting standards and ensuring standards were met and enforced

Compensation & Benefits 

  • Comprehensive Health, Vision, Dental, & 401K
  • Equity stake in our future success
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Team building activities
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks and drinks
  • Work on exciting new technologies and applications

Our Core Values

  • Innovation, Agility, Action and Results
  • Customers and solutions come first
  • We innovate and constantly improve
  • Have fun and thrive in a fast-paced environment