Node.js Developer

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $59 - $79 per hour
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Node.js Developer

job summary:
Business Overview:

Tell me about your department:

In this role, you will be a critical member of the team building the skills on Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant as well as future voice enabled platfoms. You'll support and extend running applications & design and develop new applications. You'll be expected to evaluate and refactor in a rapid manner for every part of our infrastructure. Overall knowledge of designing an application to run on a scalable platform is expected. You will be working in an agile environment, which means test-driven development and pair programming. We are evolving towards a dev ops model, with our development teams engaged in monitoring, optimizing and supporting our production environments.

Project Description:

Jarvis team - this is a brand new team supporting Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $59 - 79 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: No Degree Required
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
skills: Skills Overview:

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

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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