Lead UI Engineer
Planful Software India Private Limited
Hyderabad, India
2d ago

About Us

Planful is a leading Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) vendor. Our SaaS product powers finance teams for more than 800 customers including the Boston Red Sox, Bonobos, Evernote, Stoli Group, and Pipedrive.

Our mission is to help businesses organize and share financial information to drive continuous planning and agile decision making.

Planful has one of the richest FP&A feature sets in the market and has recently enhanced the capabilities of the platform with machine learning abilities.

Our ambition is to also lead the market in User Experience, having the best looking, most intuitive and enjoyable to use product in the market.

The Role

  • We are seeking a Lead UI Engineer to take our vision for a market leading UI and turn it into reality. Reporting directly to the Chief Architect, the role will own our UI stack;
  • how we develop our UIs; how we ensure quality and how we evolve our vision over time.

    Joining an engineering team of 100+, the Principal UI Engineer will advocate for better UI development across the group. By providing great tools & processes, they will raise the standard of UI development from our backend engineers, as well as our existing UI engineers.

    They will accelerate our product development velocity by introducing components, libraries & patterns that suit our context and leverage our strengths, while working on a roadmap to reduce our weaknesses.

    We have made a strategic decision on Angular as our UI framework. The successful candidate will be an expert in Angular and how to transition from other frameworks and libraries to Angular.

    The role will work intimately with the Product Design and Product Management teams, as part of the cross functional effort to produce an amazing user experience in the Planful platform.

    You will be responsible for :

  • Produce great UI controls that demonstrate UI development best practices as an example for other UI and backend devs to learn from
  • Take ownership of the UI stack, making strategic & tactical decisions about library, component and tooling selection that best matches our short & long-term objectives
  • Produce and socialize a long-term roadmap for transforming the Planful UI from its current fragmented collection of technologies to a highly productive development environment
  • Embody Planful’s values and contribute to a culture of having fun together & taking pride in building wonderful products.
  • Ideal Profile

    Required Skills & Experience

  • Multiple significant examples of transitioning code bases from one UI framework / library to another
  • Expert-level Angular development knowledge, and multi-year experience in developing it for a complex web product with multiple UI and backend teams involved
  • A previous role defining the UI technical roadmap for a product development team
  • Strong communication, influence and cross-functional collaboration skills
  • What's on Offer?

  • Attractive salary & benefits
  • Work within a company with a solid track record of success
  • Flexible working options
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