Node.js Developer

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Contract

job description

Node.js Developer

Position Overview:

What would a normal day for this position look like??

  • 75% of the time actually doing the developing
  • The remainder of the day is Iteration Planning, Retrospectives, Showcases, and Design Sessions
Skills Overview:

What are the MUST have skills and technologies that you are looking for in a candidate?

Required Experience

Must have 8-10 years of relevant systems software engineering experience

  • BS/MS in computer science or engineering (or equivalent professional experience)
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems and web oriented architectures
  • JavaScript required
  • NodeJS required
Preferred Experience

  • Alexa skills kit ideal
  • Google Dialogue flow ideal
  • Experience with JavaScript promises
  • AWS Lambda
  • Experience with JSON/RESTful services and best practices therein
  • Collaborating with downstream consumers and upstream providers to establish sound API contracts
  • Pair Programming (Social skills)
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Infrastructure Automation (Jenkins in particular)
  • Experience with JavaScript testing frameworks
What are the soft skills that you feel candidate's must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Social Skills
  • Communication
  • Sense of humor

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