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2051 Web Application Developer

Location: Portland, OR

Description:
Our client is a software engineering company that's in the education space, providing Assessment and Digital Literacy for students. They seek a Web Application Developer who's passionate about their craft and dogged about function and user experience. You will have the opportunity to sharpen your skills on other tiers as well. If you're looking to expand your Developer skill set, this could be a great place for you. In the past few years they have had steady financial growth, and this is feeding the need for new product development helping to cement their place as an industry leader. If you are interested in using your technical skills to make a difference in the learning outcomes of more than 3 million students, we want to hear from you. Please send your resume to careers@itmotives.com. We value diversity in the workplace and encourage women, minorities, and veterans to apply. Thank you!

Job Type: FTE

Additional Information:
Our client is looking for a talented Web Application Developer to join its fast-paced, award-winning software development team. The Web Application Developer will participate in all aspects of software development as a member of an Agile web development team, including software design, estimation, development, functional testing, release, escalated support and other tasks as assigned.

Responsibilities:
• Contribute to an Agile software development team, developing new features and maintaining existing code
• Communicate status on assigned tasks, and work queue through daily standup meetings
• Write clean, efficient, high quality code
• Work efficiently with minimal supervision
• Manage system issues and bugs using standard software issue management systems (JIRA) and version control tools (primarily git)
• Help develop interactive user facing features
• Ensure the technical feasibility of, and help provide estimations for, UI/UX designs
• Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
• 3+ years of work experience building interactive/dynamic web applications, including some UI/UX work
• Associate degree is preferred, equivalent additional work experience in lieu of education is acceptable
• Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3
• Strong JavaScript development skills
• Proficiency with one or more front end JavaScript frameworks, such as AngularJS or React (Angular2 preferred)
• Understanding of HTTP APIs
• Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Grunt and Gulp.js
• Agile/scrum experience, a working knowledge of C#, and/or a background in the education field would all be considered a plus