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Motor Information Systems, Inc
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MOTOR Information Systems, a Hearst company, has an exciting opportunity for a passionate UI Architect/Application Developer who understands that building complex web experiences requires truly engineered solutions. The UI architect mindset and toolbox has radically advanced over the last couple years. We are embracing this change to redefine our whole UI architecture by utilizing modern open source libraries to lay the foundation to build our new ecosystem of applications. We are looking for someone who wants to be part of our mission to transform the future. We have a rare opportunity for you to use your talent, passion and expertise to help drive this massive change in how we build our user experience across our product lines and how consumers experience the MOTOR Powertrain Platform.  

The UI Architect position is a Senior Technical Leadership role, reporting directly to the Executive Director of MOTOR’s Application Development team. This position offers excellent career growth and promotional opportunities, competitive compensation and the ability to work with the world's premier provider of aftermarket automotive data. Hearst/MOTOR Information Systems will be the best place you’ll ever work!

Our Ideal Candidate
• 8+ years building web experiences focused on the UI/front-end
• Former experience as UI Architect overseeing and delegating to a team of developers 
• Experience as a decisionmaker and influencer for UI/front-end architecture 
• The ability to understand a high-level vision and create a robust and modular architecture
• Expert understanding of Angular and JavaScript
• Strong understanding of TypeScript, HTML, CSS and Bootstrap
• Expertise in writing automated unit/integration tests with testing frameworks like Jasmine and Selenium
• Expertise with cross-browser and cross-platform design constraints
• Can identify, communicate and implement UI/front-end best practices
• Comfortable performing code reviews and providing candid feedback
• Experience working with RESTful web services
• Experience in web security standards and how to apply them
• Experience in UI performance testing and cross-browser compatibility testing
• Experience using Agile/SCRUM methodologies
• Experience with .NET/.NET Core
• Experience with relational databases
• Data-informed product development through analytics, A/B testing and user group testing
• Embrace end-to-end ownership of projects
• Thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Strong presentation and verbal communications skills
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Capacity to serve as the technical expert for MOTOR’s UI/front-end architecture
• Strong troubleshooting skills
Primary Responsibilities


• Research, architect and develop innovative digital solutions to engineer highly responsive and engaging web and mobile front-ends with technical excellence
• Work closely with the Enterprise Architect, Solution Architects and Product Owners to provide project estimates based on customer experience, features and envisioned solution
• Implement rapid prototypes to evaluate solutions and ensure technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
• Ensure architecture and design of the solution is in alignment with overall enterprise architecture
• Demonstrate a customer-centric mentality/passion for building products with great UI/UX
• Solve problems and pro-actively look for ways to improve our products and platform
• Provide leadership on the future of UI framework and design concepts when architecting applications
• Mentor, guide and delegate to junior software architects/engineer



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About Us

Our aviation solutions ensure that corporate jet owners have the latest and best information on safety and maintenance. Our automotive repair guidance is relied upon to manage vehicle inventories and profitably charge and reimburse for repairs. Our vehicle valuations are used by car dealers and financial institutions for trade-ins and financing. Hearst Transportation includes CAMP Systems,the premier Aircraft Health Management and Enterprise Information Systems provider in business aviation; MOTOR Information Systems, the world's premier supplier of automotive data; and Black Book, whose data powers the automotive industry’s most trusted insights.

CAMP Systems is an exciting company to work for, not only because of its future growth prospects, but also because of its culture. Smart, motivated people, who want to take initiative, are given the opportunity and freedom to make things happen.

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MOTOR Information Systems is the world’s premier supplier of automotive data. Since 1903 MOTOR Information Systems' mission has been to provide customers with accurate, thorough and timely information to help run their businesses more efficiently, effectively and profitably.

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Black Book is best known in the automotive industry for providing timely, independent, and accurate vehicle pricing information, and is available to industry qualified users through subscriptions to our website, mobile applications and licensing agreements. Having been a leading provider of marketplace insight since 1955, Black Book continues to evolve, embrace technological advances and deliver quality products and services to multiple automotive industry segments.

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Hearst has a tradition of innovation and forward thinking.

Kyle Luck, Senior Product Manager, Black Book

We have a very open culture where we exchange ideas.

Anil Goyal, Senior Vice President-Operations, Black Book

The biggest difference between us and our competition is the people.

Kyle Fender, Software Architect, MOTOR Information Systems

We have a lot of people here who have worked 20 to 30 years in the industry.

Stefanie Vario, Database Architect, MOTOR Information Systems

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• An environment that rewards exceptional and extraordinary performance through financial and career advancement • A well balanced work-life schedule • Exceptional benefits including health and wellness, 401k with company match, tuition reimbursement, and professional development • An environment of acceptance and collaboration

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