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The Boston Amazon Web Services Meetup Group Message Board › JOBS!!! I'm looking for a Javascript Engineer.

JOBS!!! I'm looking for a Javascript Engineer.

Wes P.
Boston, MA
Post #: 14
We are looking for a strong and creative JavaScript engineer with a proven track record of developing and delivering compelling and scalable user experiences in our Waltham office. We are looking for someone who can develop CSS, HTML, and JavaScript and Jquery working with our Java engineers and our user experience folks. If you’re looking for complex problem solving, working on highly visual and interactive customer-facing products with a large user base, Nerf battles, free soda, a Friday beer cart, and remote-controlled flying sharks with friggin’ laser beams attached to their foreheads, then this is the job for you.

In this role you’ll:

•Work with the team to design new features.

•Create sleek customer-facing, complex, highly-interactive, distributed web applications and services for customer interaction

•Treating JavaScript as a first-class citizen, with an emphasis on the "good parts" and unit testing

•Create code that cleanly segregates model, presentation, and business logic.

•Create and use flexible, reusable components and plugins

•Create validators for form inputs in javascript on the client

•Reduce server load by moving code to the client side.

•Work with user experience team and product owners to design and review product flow and user interaction

•Work with our quality engineers to develop and automate tests

•Work with Service developers and REST APIs


•B.S./M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience

•JavaScript, CSS, HTML, jQuery, MVC

•Ability to articulate detailed technology concepts

•Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as good interpersonal skills and organizational skills

•Direct experience with RDBMS (MySQL, DB2, Oracle)

•Ability and interest to closely collaborate with a wide-range of individuals to understand business needs and requirements and to understand how these can be met using a variety of different technologies

•Some Java Knowledge

•Experience with Agile Software Development methodologies

Technologies (nice to have):

•JRebel, Jetty, Eclipse, IntelliJ ,TextMate, CSSEdit, Jasmine

•SQL, Groovy

•Ruby, Coffeescript, Tiles, and node.js

•Experience with client side frameworks such as Sproutcore and Backbone.js

•Browser development tools like firebug and chrome developer tool

•Maven, jBoss, Apache, Mobile emulators, Linux.

•Experience building highly scalable websites and web-based applications and with delivering Software as a Service

•Experience with high-volume consumer or small-business website

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