Lead Software Engineer

Delta Dental of California

2019-09-05 00:36:04

Job location Oakland, California, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: I.T. & Communications

Job description

We are looking for a self-starter Senior Software Engineer with excellent technical expertise to help us build our Next-Gen Consumer Applications Suite.

How you will make an impact:

  • Design, develop and maintain highly scalable & responsive consumer applications supporting high traffic volumes.
  • Be part of an engineering team that builds and supports amazing customer-facing products that will drive the next generation of Delta Dental Digital Experience.
  • Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.
  • You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by UI Developers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.
  • You will communicate with customers and deliver high performing, resilient and intuitive suite of applications that create awesome customer experiences.
  • You will work and collaborate with a cross-functional team of product managers, UX designers, architects, developers and automation engineers on our agile team.
  • Continuous learning to stay current with the changing JavaScript ecosystem landscape.

What we look for:

  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of experience designing and developing secure consumer-facing web applications.
  • Advanced level knowledge of JavaScript and Functional Programming.
  • 2+ years of extensive experience building production application with Node.JS.
  • 2+ years of Full Stack Front-End experience. Solid understanding of HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Proficient in building and consuming of Restful Web service, JSON based request-response.
  • 2+ years of experience working with popular JavaScript tools and Frameworks (like Gulp/npm, ejs/handlebar, Angular, or React/Redux or Ember). ReactJS is preferred.
  • Experience building responsive Single Page Web Applications.
  • Good understanding of design principles to build a scalable application.
  • Strong experience with the design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performing applications.
  • Proficient with writing unit test case using any of the testing frameworks like Mocha, Chai, Jasmine etc.
  • Proficiency with Chrome and/or other browser Developer Tools.
  • Proficiency with Git/Github or other distributed version control systems.
  • Understanding of user-centered design, progressive enhancement and graceful degradation, accessibility, SEO, responsive design, and website performance.
  • Experience with Scrum, Agile Process.

Nice to Have:

  • Contributions to open-source projects.
  • Understanding of Relational, No SQL databases.
  • Experience with Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery.
  • Experience with Linux environment & container technology such as docker.
  • Experience with logging tools like Splunk or ELK.
  • Experience with distributed cache like Redis.
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