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BostonJS Message Board › Wanted: Awesome JavaScript Developer

Wanted: Awesome JavaScript Developer

Mende W.
Boston, MA
Post #: 4
Do you obsess over writing beautiful code and delivering unparalleled user experiences? Do you thrive on learning new things and constantly being challenged?

BuyerZone is looking for a talented front-end engineer to join our exciting, fast-paced, agile development team. The engineering team at BuyerZone is responsible for maintaining four public-facing websites that net millions of users every month, as well as an internal platform that supports all aspects of our daily business. There is never a dull moment! We are passionate about what we do and we take pride in delivering new technology to our internal and external customers that continuously exceeds expectations. This is a small engineering team — everyone is a thinker, a problem-solver, and plays a critical role in ensuring the success of our monthly development sprints.

You will be responsible for:

  • Building new functionality and maintaining existing functionality for all of our public-facing websites as well as our internal platform.
  • Working with product managers, back-end engineers, and the QA team to see projects through, from conception to completion.
  • Contributing ideas and analysis as part of a cross-functional team focused on improving visitor conversion on our core public-facing website.
  • Developing new functionality for, and setting up A/B split tests using a variety of testing tools and platforms.

What you'll need to excel in this position:

  • Expertise in JavaScript, including a solid understanding of Object Oriented Programming (OOP), AJAX, JSON, and object serialization.
  • Extensive experience writing elegant, readable, maintainable HTML and CSS, as well as some experience with HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Knowledge of, but not reliant on, JavaScript frameworks (jQuery, Underscore, etc.)
  • Familiarity with JavaScript design patterns (this is important!)
  • Working knowledge of back-end/middle technology (preferably Java or PHP) and database technology (preferably MySQL)
  • Experience using version control, requirements, and bug tracking systems.
  • A creative approach to problem solving, innovation, and issue resolution.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with team about code, architecture, and design.
  • Proven experience building complex, scalable, maintainable, cross-browser-compatible web applications.
  • Ability to write well-abstracted, reusable code for UI components.
  • A passion for creating engaging and intuitive user experiences.
  • An extraordinary team-player attitude!

Highly desirable candidates would have the following skills:

  • Mobile development experience
  • Experience with JSP
  • Experience with Freemarker or other templating language
  • Experience with A/B and multivariate testing concepts and tools

About BuyerZone
BuyerZone makes it possible for companies of all sizes to find great suppliers for the products and services they need to run their business. BuyerZone is a unique place where you will still find the atmosphere and excitement of a small entrepreneurial company, supported by the fantastic resources and opportunities of a large corporation. BuyerZone has been recognized by Deloitte as one of the fastest growing technology companies for five consecutive years, and we’re proud to say that our employees are the reason for our long track record of success. Highly motivated and experienced individuals will fit right in!

To apply please send resume and example of your work to:­
Mende W.
Boston, MA
Post #: 7
Check out the BuyerZone careers page for more info on our company culture.
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