Full Time: Software Engineer at Threespot in Washington, DC

Posted on 06/10/2016 — 6 years ago

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You breathe function into form.

Threespot Software Engineers are responsible for the production and testing of websites and web applications. Our full-stack engineers can produce solid HTML/CSS/JavaScript interfaces as well as Ruby or WordPress-driven content management systems to back those views. They are professional, detail-oriented, courteous, wildly creative, eager for a challenge, and possess excellent verbal and written skills.

Requirements
-At least 2 full years work experience with Ruby and the Ruby on Rails application framework, including working with ERB, models, controllers, and the ActiveRecord interface; OR similar experience with PHP and WordPress, including an understanding of core WordPress functions, custom post types, custom themes/plugins, and integration best practices
-Experience producing clean, accessible, and standards-compliant front-end solutions with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
-Familiar with accessibility standards (e.g. WCAG or Section 508)
-Familiar with Sass, or a similar CSS preprocessor (e.g. Less or Stylus)
-Familiar with modern JavaScript development libraries and tools (e.g. jQuery, Backbone.js, Modernizr)
-Familiar with responsive web development, progressive enhancement, and mobile-first techniques
-Possess knowledge of Git and GitHub

Responsibilities
-Develop content-focused Ruby on Rails applications and/or WordPress sites with an emphasis on performance, clarity, normalization, and testability
-If you are more proficient in Ruby on Rails, you must have an interest in learning WordPress, or vice versa
-Develop efficient, maintainable, and scalable front-end systems
-Advise User Experience and Design leads on the technical viability of functionality and designs
-Maintain regular communication with Client Services team around scheduling and scope
-When necessary, work with clients to understand goals, determine technical requirements, and explain our approach
-Produce thorough estimates for potential work

Bonus Points
-Familiarity with Heroku and Amazon Web Services
-Familiarity with any of these: PostgreSQL, Mailchimp, Stripe, Mailgun, NewRelic, or Fastly
-Experience working on HTTPS/TLS websites and site certificates
-Familiar with Grunt, Gulp, or similar automated build tools
-Experience using test-driven development practices
-Design, information architecture, or user-experience work

Benefits
-Immediate eligibility for paid time off
-Medical and dental insurance
-401k with employer match
-Parental leave
-Short and long-term disability leave
-Commuter benefits

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