Job Description

Company Description

Pilot Company is the 10th largest privately held company in North America with more than 28,000 team members. As the industry-leading network of travel centers, we have more than 950 retail and fueling locations in 44 states and six Canadian provinces. Our energy and logistics division is a top supplier of fuel, employing one of the largest tanker fleets and providing critical services to oil operations in our nation's busiest basins. Pilot Company supports a growing portfolio of brands with expertise in supply chain and retail operations, logistics and transportation, technology and digital innovation, construction, maintenance, human resources, finance, sales and marketing.


Founded in 1958, we are proud to be family owned and consider our team members to be part of the family. Our founding values, people-first culture and commitment to giving back remains true to us today. Whether we are serving guests, a fellow team member, or a trucking company, we are dedicated fueling people and keeping North America moving.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Description

As we strive to make a better day for our team members and guests, we look to continually enhance our web application properties. As a Lead Engineer for our Web Apps, you will have:

  • Supervisory and people management responsibilities, including selecting, coaching, training and developing direct reports to include appraising job performance and conducting performance reviews. (Currently the team is currently offshore / outsourced, but looking to grow our in-house team.
  • Participate in the planning, analysis, creation, and design of web applications
  • Create and develop features and functionality for scalable consumer web applications applying independent judgement and professional expertise
  • Create clean, maintainable, and tested code with supporting documentation and automated unit tests
  • Provide direction for application architecture, API contract and endpoint requirements, unit and integration testing, and third-party library integration
  • Provide support for existing applications including troubleshooting and bug fixes
  • Train support staff and other team members on the proper use and troubleshooting of applications
  • Work closely with UI/UX designers, backend developers, frontend developers, QA analysts, business analysts, and product managers in a highly collaborative and agile team environment
  • Collaborate with business users to define and/or clarify requirements for new or modified features
  • Coordinate product releases with the team and management
  • Provide direction and assist team members through mentoring, collaboration, and code reviews
  • Determine flow and assignment of tasks to meet milestones and guide team through agile development process to ensure on-time delivery of high-quality final product
  • Lead project components and perform project management duties for development of applications; oversee work of external resources
  • Monitor industry trends and advocate for web development best-practices
  • Identify technical debt and collaborate with the product team on strategic placement on the product roadmap


  • 5+ years’ experience in web application development
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum application development
  • Strong front-end web development experience/layout experience
  • Experience working with UI/UX designers and desire to see their designs come to life in a browser
  • Intimate knowledge of CSS, Sass, and Flexbox
  • Strong understanding of web accessibility guidelines, including ADA and WCAG
  • Experience with JavaScript
  • Experience with ReactJS and React Hooks
  • Experience integrating RESTful APIs, or similar technologies, and web services with web applications
  • Experience creating automated unit tests
  • Experience improving the quality and structure of previously written code.
  • ‘One-team’ mentality
  • Nice to have: Strong understanding of C#, Angular JS, CSS Grid, and headless CMS.


  • Demonstrated leadership without authority
  • Ability to write and understand complex programming queries
  • Ability to understand moderately complex business and technical solutions
  • Ability to understand the fundamentals of computer science, specifically algorithms and data structures
  • Ability to apply professional expertise to contribute to team objectives and outcomes as guided
  • Ability to interpret established procedures and exercise judgment to resolve issues of medium complexity
  • Ability to determine the best technology solutions to resolve problems
  • Ability to utilize project management methodologies to achieve development objectives
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts and solutions to non-technical users
  • Ability to multi-task and handle changing priorities
  • Ability to self-motivate and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with frequent production releases
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
Additional Information
  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
  • Nation-wide Medical Plan/Dental/Vision
  • Onsite Gym and PFJ Cafe
  • 401(k) Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Weekly Pay

Application Instructions

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