JavaScript Back-End Developer (5512)

Portland Metro Area, OR | Consulting

Post Date: 11/22/2017 Job ID: JN -112017-5512 Industry: SW Development - Web
Evo is seeking a Java Script Backend Developer for our Beaverton Client. The Java Script Developer is responsible for architecture, technical direction and execution of a software project within an agile team. This position requires both depth and breadth of technology expertise. This individual must be highly proficient with current software development technology, tools and practices. In addition, this individual must possess the ability to "see the big picture" and constantly steer projects toward the right solution, be business savvy and be able to design solutions that meet customer needs and constraints. This contract opportunity is scheduled to be 1-year.

  • Translate business needs and requirements into user stories and technical specifications
  • Lead the development of JS based services to be hosted in AWS, including proper separation of concerns and automated unit testing
  • Assist in sprint planning, specifically in the areas of task breakdown, estimating, and scheduling
  • Provide technical leadership, mentoring and direction to other team members
  • Participate in the implementation of software projects
  • Designing, and developing reliable and maintainable applications
  • Developing automated unit and integration tests and test harnesses
  • Documenting software designs and project tasks
  • Participating in design and code reviews
  • Provide technical assistance and expertise to business sponsors as needed
  • Review project requirements, plans, designs and other project deliverables
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Outstanding interpersonal and written communication skills
  • A passion for high quality results
  • Deep commitment to ongoing professional development and learning
  • Very high productivity and effective time management
  • Ability to accurately estimate tasks and track personal work
  • Ability to communicate accurate status to both business sponsors and technical team members
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of professional staff from varied disciplines and industries
  • Desire to collaborate, share ideas, and works towards common team/company goals
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or other equivalent engineering or science field
  • At least six years software development experience with an emphasis on software and systems design.
  • Experience with agile and test-driven development practices, including automated unit testing frameworks and continuous integration products
  • Experience designing and coding large-scale, high-volume, N-tier systems
  • Solid knowledge of Node.js and frameworks like Express and Koa
  • Automated JavaScript testing frameworks (e.g. Mocha and Jasmine)
  • Solid understanding of OO concepts and proper OO class design
  • Solid understanding of functional programming concepts and design
  • Solid knowledge of and experience with Cloud Development
Preferred Skills:
  • AWS JavaScript SDK
  • Solid understanding of at least one REST framework (e.g. Spring, MS WebApi, Spark)
  • Familiarity with relationa databases and/or NoSQL
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Applicants must be fully authorized to work in the U.S. and physically be in the U.S.

CORP-to-CORP requests will NOT be entertained.
Relocation assistance will not be available for this position.

Evo is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected factor.

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