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Andrew Giangrant

Freelance Redux Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since July 10, 2018

Andrew is a senior engineer and architect with proven expertise across the full stack. He is always ready to devise an optimal solution for a specific set of problems. He enjoys designing and planning ahead of a project and the implementation that follows, ensuring project requirements are met. Andrew is passionate about constructive feedback and ideas where appropriate. He adjusts well to a variety of programming languages and technologies to provide ideal, long-term platform solutions.

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Kim Wing Fung

Freelance Redux Developer

United KingdomToptal Member Since March 28, 2018

Kim is a software engineer with more than 15 years of experience developing front-end and back-end technologies, along with user interfaces and tools for a wide range of applications, including video games, augmented reality, mobile platforms, and web apps. He has worked with various programming languages, including JavaScript, TypeScript, Python, Kotlin, Java, Lua, C, and C++. Kim is also fluent in software development approaches, including Agile, Waterfall, and XP.

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Alexander Kamiński

Freelance Redux Developer

PolandToptal Member Since January 14, 2018

Alexander believes that the method and pattern implemented are crucial, more so than the language and framework used, so he's comfortable with switching technologies often. In his 15 years of professional experience, he's worked on web projects, games, and tools in the most popular programming languages. Alexander particularly relishes challenges and thrives in the most unorthodox projects.

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Elijah Windsor

Freelance Redux Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since February 10, 2014

Elijah is a highly motivated and skilled full-stack developer. He is passionate about building apps with React Native, React, and Node.js. He has experience maximizing excellent user experiences for cross-platform apps on iOS and Android while utilizing both native and web development tools.

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Agata Andrzejewska

Freelance Redux Developer

DenmarkToptal Member Since September 18, 2017

Agata is a full-stack web app developer with an academic background in computer science and a great interest in algorithms and mathematics. She is passionate about learning and enjoys challenges. She has successfully worked on multiple projects, from designing apps from scratch, implementing secure solutions, improving app performance, taking care of the best UX, and writing clear testable code.

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Olaf Kloecker

Freelance Redux Developer

United KingdomToptal Member Since April 1, 2016

Olaf is a full-stack Java developer who has come a long way since writing his first programs with Turbo Pascal on a handed-down home-built CP/M 80 system. He is a certified GIAC Secure Software Programmer-Java. Olaf likes to write robust, secure software running commercially in motorway toll collection systems, navigation devices, and security management platforms. A special interest of his is language processing.

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Kamil Jakubczak

Freelance Redux Developer

PolandToptal Member Since September 18, 2017

Kamil is an engineer with full-stack experience and a React and React Native enthusiast who truly loves TypeScript. Kamil has experience working in big corporations, small startups, and as a solo developer—planning architecture, setting up the CI/CD, coding applications, and deploying them to a server or an app store.

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Peter Vojtek

Freelance Redux Developer

SlovakiaToptal Member Since March 27, 2016

Peter is a web and mobile app developer with over ten years of experience in the field. Currently, Peter's focus is on freelancing in Ruby on Rails and React. Peter shows initiative and leadership in his work, once leading a team that developed a biometric and identity management solution with Ruby on Rails. Peter is contributing to open source projects such as Apache Cordova and OpenStreetMap.org.

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Leo Thorp

Freelance Redux Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since January 8, 2016

Leo is an experienced engineer with exceptional skills throughout the full stack. Effective on teams of any size or alone, his work has included React SPAs for a major media publisher, full-stack architecture of a complex healthcare product in C#, and multiplayer games in Node. He takes pride in writing high-quality code, having a product-focused mindset, and finishing ahead of schedule.

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Youssef Sherif

Freelance Redux Developer

United Arab EmiratesToptal Member Since May 21, 2018

Youssef is persistent and adapts to new environments quickly. As proof, he graduated with a master's degree in electrical and computer engineering from the #2 university in Canada without having a bachelor's in this area. He built the most known (at its time in its language) open-source TTS without having prior experience in the TTS field. Youssef specializes in back-end services and front-end web applications. He values simplicity and efficiency and writes super-readable and maintainable code.

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David Mihal

Freelance Redux Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since January 8, 2017

David has been developing websites and web applications for all of his adult life. As a software engineer, he's worked for many diverse software companies from early-stage startups to Google. David is experienced with many web frameworks and environments, but he particularly enjoys developing with Meteor.js. He appreciates the importance of quality code as well as the need to meet scheduling demands.

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Guide to Hiring a Great Redux Developer

Redux developers are skilled at complex state management, performance optimization, debugging, and testing. This guide to hiring Redux developers includes interview questions and industry-standard best practices to help you choose the right candidate.

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  • How much does a Redux engineer cost to hire?

    The cost of a Redux engineer is challenging to estimate because Redux is not a stand-alone skill and typically falls under the JavaScript or React/Redux engineer category. Depending on their level of knowledge and experience, Redux engineers may prove expensive to hire. Glassdoor reports the average total pay for a ReactJS/Redux Front-end Developer in the United States to be $111,041 as of June 22, 2023, not accounting for the skill level or region (e.g., a Redux expert in San Francisco will likely cost substantially more). Projects involving Redux that call for real-time updates, undo/redo capabilities, and data updating between apps may have high cumulative potential costs. To ensure they are getting the best return on their investment, hiring managers must carefully assess the hiring process and have a firm grasp of the project’s scope, budget, and timeframe.

  • How do I hire a Redux developer?

    Redux developers can be found through talent networks, professional social networks, and online communities. To ensure they find the best applicants, clients should create a thorough job description, screen candidates based on their résumés and portfolios, and prepare a list of interview questions. In addition to technical interviews, clients should consider the candidate’s cultural fit and soft skills, verify references and employment history, and prepare an onboarding plan. Clients can rely on front-end development teams to help with the job description and preselection process. If a client lacks the necessary expertise, they may want to seek outside help.

  • How in demand is Redux?

    According to The State of Frontend 2022 survey, demand for Redux developers continues to rise as more businesses turn to complex applications that need effective state management. Redux is frequently a must or desired skill in job descriptions for front-end and full-stack developers. It’s evident that Redux is here to stay and will continue to be a valuable skill for developers, given the rising popularity of React and React Native, both of which integrate with Redux. Of course, demand may be impacted by broader macroeconomic trends or sector-specific downturns.

  • How quickly can you hire with Toptal?

    Typically, you can hire a Redux developer with Toptal in about 48 hours. Our talent matchers are experts in the same fields they’re matching in—they’re not recruiters or HR reps. They’ll work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics, and match you with ideal candidates from our vetted global talent network.

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  • What is Redux, and when should I use it?

    Redux is designed to assist developers in controlling intricate state changes in JavaScript applications. Redux may be used with other well-liked front-end frameworks too. Redux might be a great solution if your application requires complicated state management due to the interaction of numerous components that must update or share the state. Redux is a popular option for developers since it enables the construction of applications that function reliably across various contexts. Using Redux can streamline your development process and simplify debugging and testing your application if it includes several components that need to alter or share the state and sophisticated state management.

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Ahmad is a full-stack mobile and web developer who has built multiple apps released to the Apple and Google Play app stores. He specializes in cross-platform development with React, Redux, React Native, and Flutter, and maintains a mobile VPN app with nearly 10,000 daily active users. Ahmad’s city-based social mobile app placed second in a hackathon organized by the municipality of Izmir in Turkey.

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How to Hire Redux Developers

Why Demand for Redux Developers Remains Strong

Redux experts are a must for many projects: Hundreds of thousands of US businesses rely on Redux and React to create their websites, and npm trends reports about 9 million downloads per week. The list of companies using Redux in their stack is extensive and includes industry leaders such as Amazon, Instagram, Best Buy, and Nvidia. And the demand for Redux engineers is on the rise: The State of Frontend 2022 survey recorded that almost one in five developers hope to master Redux in the future, despite competition from newer state management solutions and tools such as the React Context API.

But for many businesses, especially in today’s competitive market, hiring Redux developers can be a challenging task. Almost one in two developers who used Redux in the past year disliked it; though this library is in demand, finding an engineer eager to work with Redux requires careful planning.

The Redux logo over a global map, with blue developer icons in various locations and a magnifying glass over a green developer icon.

This guide examines the fundamental abilities and information you need to choose the right Redux developer for your project. We also offer some pointers for screening applicants and determining their level of Redux expertise.

What attributes distinguish quality Redux Developers from others?

Redux is a streamlined and effective state management library for JavaScript, and every Redux developer needs a strong foundation in JavaScript. Frameworks like React and Angular frequently employ Redux, and having a developer knowledgeable in Redux can help teams create dependable, scalable systems that can adjust to shifting business requirements.

Regarding technical skills, clients should prioritize the candidate’s:

  • Redux-specific experience and understanding of the architecture.
  • Familiarity with leading front-end frameworks such as React.
  • Track record of delivering high-quality Redux-based applications.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of best practices and industry standards.
  • Ability to master new state management concepts (e.g., immutability and state reconcilers) and Redux plugins (e.g., Redux thunks or Redux-Saga).

An experienced Redux developer should have no trouble working with limited supervision, enhancing code performance, minimizing code complexity, and guaranteeing their work will meet the client’s requirements while adhering to best practices. If you would like to learn more about React and Redux, we suggest you read this Q&A with Erik Rasmussen, creator of the Redux Form library.

Core Redux Developer Skills

When hiring a Redux developer, it’s important to consider the candidate’s skills in several domains. Redux is based on the Flux architecture, applying its approach to React and state management, so familiarity with Flux will provide a strong foundation for a developer’s skills. A good understanding of JavaScript, TypeScript, and React, as well as other talents connected to Redux, such as debugging and testing, can also be included in this list of competencies.

JavaScript or TypeScript – Redux can be used with any JavaScript web application, though Redux recommends using TypeScript for added type safety and development benefits. JavaScript or TypeScript skills and familiarity with one or more frameworks must be considered when hiring Redux talent.

React – React is the go-to framework for JavaScript programmers working on user interfaces for web applications. However, Redux experts skilled in frameworks such as Angular and Vue should not be overlooked.

React makes it easy for programmers to design reusable interface components that may be revealed or concealed in response to user actions, and Redux offers a means to store and access the data utilized by the application. Redux experts skilled in React will be prepared to maintain complex application state consistently, improving error prevention and application speed.

The advantages of combining React and Redux include better application performance and simpler administration of intricate data flows. The react-redux package lets developers quickly transmit data across components and control application state by connecting React components to the Redux store. Requiring expertise in React and Redux may reduce the pool of potential candidates, but developers skilled in both possess a broader knowledge of enterprise or large-scale applications and thus can handle data manipulations more efficiently.

Debugging – Clients saddled with a lot of legacy code will benefit from a specialist who has mastered debugging in Redux. Redux offers straightforward testing and debugging tools that make it easier for developers to find and solve issues. Redux also has support for time-travel debugging, which enables programmers to go back in time and check how an application was functioning at any given period.

A skilled Redux developer should be able to use the many debugging tools provided by Redux, such as Redux DevTools, to identify and fix issues in the codebase. Familiarity with React Developer Tools should be taken into account as well. These are relatively straightforward tools to inspect components and states, track rendering and performance, and more. While the tooling is simple, successful and efficient Redux debugging requires a fair amount of practice and experience.

Testing – Redux developers should also be skilled at creating test cases to guarantee that the code’s functionality complies with the required standards. A Redux developer’s testing skills will ensure high-quality code and reduce the risk of errors while enhancing application performance.

Experience-level Breakdown

When differentiating between junior, mid-level, and senior Redux developers, clients should consider the candidates’ experience, technical expertise, problem-solving skills, knowledge of front-end frameworks, and more:

  • Junior Redux developers typically have limited experience in Redux and require more guidance and support. Their work may require additional oversight and review, and they might not possess the necessary hands-on experience with multiple JavaScript frameworks. Therefore, their ability to make design decisions and function independently is limited.

  • Mid-level Redux developers have a few years of Redux-specific experience and can handle challenging projects independently. They can swiftly debug problems because they have a solid understanding of the Redux architecture. They should also know about reusable component development and performance optimization.

  • Senior Redux developers have extensive expertise in creating sophisticated Redux-based systems (e.g., where data is decoupled from the user interface [UI] layer) and an excellent understanding of the architecture. These experts can create dependable, scalable systems that can be modified to meet shifting business requirements, regardless of framework. Additionally, they are masters at streamlining code and improving performance, and can guarantee that their work complies with industry standards and best practices. Their experience allows them to assist and guide less-proficient developers on the team.

A candidate’s technical proficiency, soft skills, and problem-solving abilities must all be carefully considered for developers of any level. It is also helpful to check the candidate’s GitHub repository and inquire about their participation in professional forums, contributions to professional publications, or at the very least, which podcasts and blogs they consult to keep track of industry trends and new developments.

How can you identify the ideal Redux Developer for you?

Before starting the hiring process, define your skills gap, project requirements, budget, timeframe, and target use cases. Doing so will allow you to pinpoint the exact skills and experience level required in a Redux developer and narrow your search. Here are some of the points to address before proceeding:

  • What does the app need to achieve, and how is it expected to function?
  • Will the hired talent work on legacy code or help create the app from scratch?
  • Which front-end framework(s) will be required on your project?
  • What level of expertise is necessary to complete the project?

The more time you set aside to narrow down your criteria, the less time you are likely to spend processing applications and organizing interviews. In this respect, clients with experienced Redux developers on their teams have an advantage over those hiring their first Redux specialist, as the team can be of great help when choosing the right candidate for the job. If you have no Redux specialists on staff, consider contacting experts and consultants for advice. Granted, this may slow down the hiring process, but it is preferable to selecting an insufficiently skilled candidate or overpaying a Redux expert to work on tasks that could have been handled by mid-level or even junior developers at a substantially lower cost.

An organized, well-planned, and informed hiring process is required to select the ideal candidates for any software engineering team, and Redux is no exception.

Complementary Redux Developer Skills

Ideally, search for specific expertise vital in specific scenarios. Look for people experienced in integrating Redux with front-end technologies already deployed by the team, optimizing the efficiency of existing code, or creating reusable components for long-term projects. The experience candidates have with particular industries or types of apps—such as e-commerce sites or mobile apps—can be just as relevant.

For example, Redux is frequently used to manage the state of cross-platform mobile applications built with the React Native framework. A developer must know Redux and React Native if the project calls for their use. The developer should understand how to create and test mobile applications using this technology stack and possess the ability to integrate Redux with React Native.

You may also wonder if hiring developers versed in other state management libraries is possible. MobX is one popular alternative, but it doesn’t have much in common with Redux. You should consider the distinctions between the two when determining whether to recruit a Redux specialist or a MobX expert:

  • If the project calls for tight adherence to a unidirectional data flow or contains complex data flows, you could choose to work with a Redux specialist over a MobX expert.
  • If the project needs more adaptability and reactivity in state changes, you may decide to engage a MobX specialist. Features like live updates and real-time collaboration may be simpler to develop because of MobX’s reactive approach to state management.

Familiarity with Redux and MobX lets you assess the project’s requirements and potential candidates’ skill levels to decide which library would be best. Knowing each library’s advantages and disadvantages might aid you in making the right choice.

When to Hire Advanced Redux Experts

Consider whether you require a senior engineer or a less experienced Redux developer for a particular project or role. This decision depends on how the existing team uses Redux and what the candidate is expected to handle. In general, consider expert talent when working on complex projects requiring deep expertise in Redux development (e.g., building a large-scale application for hundreds of thousands of users or setting up an app’s base architecture). For simpler projects, junior talent may be sufficient, especially if they will be part of a larger team, allowing them to upskill on the job if necessary.

Certain types of Redux projects mandate larger budgets and hiring highly specialized senior developers:

  • Large-scale applications – Redux is best suited for applications with numerous sources of truth, detailed data flows, and a large user base. It can facilitate the development process and ease the management and upkeep of complex application states. Redux is a complex technology; thus, its successful implementation requires more-skilled engineers, which can impact the budget.

  • Real-time applications – Redux works well for real-time applications that frequently update the UI in response to changing data. Its ability to efficiently manage and update application state may enhance an app’s performance and user experience. However, real-time applications might be more challenging to create and maintain, necessitating highly skilled programmers and a larger project budget.

  • Applications with multiple data sources – Redux’s capacity to manage and aggregate application state makes it useful for applications that rely on multiple data sources, such as APIs or databases. Developers may more easily manage data flow and guarantee data consistency throughout the application by storing all application data in a single Redux store.

In general, Redux projects may require more-experienced developers who command higher salaries.

How to Write a Redux Developer Job Description for Your Project

Provide detailed information about the candidate’s duties and the skills required for the role to create an engaging job description for a Redux developer.

Include information on the project’s scope and the technical expertise and experience needed. Depending on the project’s requirements, potential employment opportunities for a Redux developer may range from front-end to full-stack developer roles. A thorough and detailed job description can attract professionals, while a poor job description can drive them away. A well-written job description can forestall unsuitable candidates and reduce unnecessary effort on the employer’s part.

Again, if your organization lacks Redux expertise and this is the first time you’re looking to hire Redux developers, you may want to involve a specialist at this juncture.

What are the most important Redux interview questions?

It’s crucial to ask questions during an interview that can reveal a Redux developer’s level of experience, knowledge, and problem-solving abilities. The following questions serve as a model for the types of questions and answers that you might expect:

How does Redux differ from existing state management libraries, and what does it do?

A Redux developer needs to be fully aware of Redux’s purpose, operation, and distinctions from alternative state management tools. The fundamental ideas, such as actions, reducers, and the store, should be clear to them.

A flowchart starting from a laptop labeled “UI” goes to a Redux logo, then a user action, the Reducer, the Store, and back to the laptop.

We discussed the difference between Redux and MobX, but there are more contenders out there, and a quick search will let you compare Redux to other state management libraries head-to-head.

Can you describe the Redux data flow?

A Redux developer should have a solid understanding of the data flow in a Redux application. They should be able to explain how actions are dispatched, how the store updates the state, and how the view is updated. You can consult Redux’s official tutorial for a more in-depth overview of data flows.

How is a Redux application debugged?

A Redux developer should be familiar with the methods and tools to troubleshoot Redux applications, including Redux DevTools and time-travel debugging. Depending on the project’s technical requirements, a follow-up question about React debugging and React Developer Tools can be helpful.

How do you handle asynchronous actions in Redux?

A Redux developer should be able to describe how to use middleware like Redux thunk or Redux-Saga to manage asynchronous activities in Redux. Another alternative would be to use RxJS and the redux-observable library.

Can you provide an example of a complex Redux application you have worked on and how you managed the state?

A Redux developer should offer a specific example of a challenging Redux application they have worked on, detailing how they handled state management and any difficulties they encountered. If a large team developed the application, ask questions about their specific involvement.

The employer should also ask questions about the candidate’s soft skills, such as their capacity for teamwork and problem-solving, in addition to these technical inquiries. Gauging the candidate’s non-Redux technical expertise, work history, and problem-solving abilities can prove just as important to a project’s success.

Why do companies hire Redux Developers?

Redux is typically used for complex applications, real-time apps, and applications with numerous data sources. Developers employ Redux to manage an application’s state, leading to faster load times, a better user experience, and a more efficient development process. It offers ready-made solutions for data persistence and supports data migrations. On the whole, Redux is highly beneficial in today’s competitive market, as clients demand streamlined, user-friendly, and cost-effective experiences across all platforms and devices. Such cutting-edge applications can offer a superior user experience, which makes a world of difference in fields like e-commerce.

A competent Redux developer is an invaluable asset in many projects because they can assist with code performance optimization, complexity reduction, and assurance that the application complies with industry standards and best practices. Proficient Redux developers can mitigate the risk of defects and errors in the code by swiftly identifying and resolving problems, reducing the need for future reworks and leading to lower maintenance costs. Also, a Redux developer can assist businesses in creating reusable components, cutting down on the time and resources involved in developing applications from scratch.

This guide discussed the hiring process for Redux developers, including what to consider when creating a job description, advice for conducting successful interviews, and the foremost qualities to look for in a candidate. We also briefly discussed alternative state-management solutions and complementary skills clients may seek in a potential candidate. Being armed with this knowledge is the first step in finding the right Redux engineer for your company’s needs.

The technical content presented in this article was reviewed by Fawaz Ahmed.

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