Senior/Lead Javascript Engineer - Philadelphia, PA

Reference: JOB419
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Employer: Interactive Recruiting Consultants
Contact: Adam Heagy

Senior/Lead JavaScript Engineer
Philadelphia, PA
Our client is looking for a Lead/Senior JavaScript Engineer to help us build our open source web app!
As a Lead JavaScript Engineer you will have a critical impact on the architecture and development of our open source single page app (used by customers like Dark Sky, The Onion and hundreds of thousands of developers like you around the world). These systems are used to manage hundreds of thousands of Virtual machines running on thousands of servers in our global data center network.
Not only will your work be showcased publicly, but you’ll get the opportunity to interact with the community of open source contributors and have your work used by friends and colleagues.
If that sounds exciting to you, then this may be the place for you!
Our work environment fosters innovative solutions, rapid development cycles and open communication. Because our core technologies are Linux based, familiarity with Linux is a big plus.
We're a closely knit team with a focus on agile development and innovative solutions. We encourage and reward curiosity, ingenuity, and technical excellence. If you enjoy working on ambitious projects that have a big impact, you'll enjoy working here!
You don’t have to have experience with all of these, but you should have experience with some of them and an interest to learn others

  • JavaScript, React, Redux, Mocha, Chai, Karma, Enzyme
  • HTML5, CSS3, Sass, Bootstrap
  • Python, Perl, Bash
  • Debian, Linux Virtualization and Containers
  • Git, Jenkins, Salt, Nginx

Must haves:

  • 5+ years experience in software development
  • Experience with JavaScript, React and Redux
  • Experience leading projects in a software product or platform environment
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3 and Sass
  • Educated views on technology and software design to bring to the table
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in an agile organization
  • A love for Linux

Nice to haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Contributions to open source projects as well as your own projects
  • Systems architecture and design Skills
  • API design experience
  • Comfort maintaining live production systems
  • Build and deployment automation experience
  • Experience with browser automation
  • Experience with server side languages such as Python
  • Experience in a hosting environment or other cloud-based IAAS or SAAS provider

Work With Us

  • Philadelphia office: Based in old city Philadelphia
  • Flexible work hours: We have flexible start times and a very generous paid time off package.
  • Unbelievable benefits: We provide comprehensive health insurance, 401(k) contributions, a profit- sharing program, and pension plans.
  • Monthly wellness reimbursements: up to $100 towards gym memberships, diet plans, massages, etc.
  • A Macbook Pro: to use around the office and at home.
  • Free hosting service: Take advantage of our service - we’ll pick up the tab.
  • Lunch: What goes better with technology than food? Nothing. We bring in a catered lunch every week.
  • Competitive salary: It all begins with fair compensation. We believe in paying people well and rewarding those who go the extra mile.

Founded in 2003, our client is a leading cloud hosting provider with 600,000 customers worldwide served out of eight global data centers. Our client invests heavily in its people and has set the bar for excellence in the cloud hosting industry. Our customer service, development, ops, hardware, marketing, and documentation teams are all part of making the most simple, powerful and reliable hosting provider. This industry moves fast, but we’re committed to hiring the kind of people who can stay a step ahead and keep us - and themselves - at the top.