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Lead Full Stack Developer in Orlando, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

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Job Description

Our client is looking for a highly qualified Lead Full-Stack Developer with a focus on web development to join their team. As a senior team member, you will be involved in launching and iterating upon great products. You can think creatively about how to use technology, and in turn can take your ideas from concept through to impeccable execution. Therefore, all team members must have fluency in multiple programming languages, analytical troubleshooting skills, in addition to the ability to interact with team members to build real world solutions that exceed customer expectations. We're looking for folks with the following skills:

  • 5+ years' experience with a focus working with front-end technologies or on Java-based web applications and delivering website performance improvements.
  • Hands on experience with React, Webpack, Node, Meteor, Aurelia JS, or Angular (2+) libraries preferred.
  • Experience developing responsive design strategies.
  • Possesses high level of proficiency and extensive experience developing cross-browser and cross-platform solutions.
  • Experience and comfort-level with pair programming.
  • Hands-on experience with Agile development practices & Agile, XP, or Scrum.
  • Familiarity with PCF (Pivotal Cloud Foundry) a plus.
For candidates with experience developing more monolithic applications open to transitioning to open-stack, experience should include:

  • In-depth experience with web development standards and best practices to build efficient cross-browser web applications from mockups and maintain existing websites.
  • Demonstrated experience with developing Java 8 and RESTful web services in an enterprise production environment.
  • Demonstrated experience with unit and performance testing of Java web services (JUnit, JMeter).
  • Demonstrated experience with Spring web services and core Spring concepts (AOP, DI).
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and utilizing REST and SOAP-based web service clients.
  • Demonstrated experience in the mechanisms of enterprise software development including source control, repositories, Wikis, continuous integration and the like.
  • Demonstrated experience with JavaScript libraries, ideally react.js or angular.js.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and architecting scalable and resilient enterprise software
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and pair programming a plus
  • Familiarity with NOSQL databases (SOLR, Cassandra, MongoDB) a plus
Our client is running true DevOps. 1 week releases within an agile framework. They do pair programming. They allow all their developers 20% of their time to spend time for innovation. They can explore new tools / technologies, work on their own home or side projects, etc. They hold frequent hackathons, etc.


* All open-source projects within bleeding edge tech stack in west coast culture. Our client recently approved the digital group to allow them to share all of their code / projects on Github.
* The projects are all build-mode - minimal maintenance or prod. support. They are creating brand new Java web service architecture within React for a brand new ecommerce web portal to compete with Walmart and Amazon.
* Highly collaborative - very open to new technologies. Our dev consultants can make recommendations, and our client offers latitude to let them run a quick POC to see if that technology adds value.
* Casual work environment - jeans and t-shirt, etc.