Senior Software Engineer - UI Socialware
Socialware is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our team with an affinity for user interface development. Qualified candidates should consider themselves both smart and humble and have the drive and talent to transform the lives of our users through the development of technology that will help them effortlessly trust social.
We are changing the lives of financial advisors and the world?s largest financial institutions. For the first time, we?re empowering them to use social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to connect and communicate with their clients in a way that complies with industry regulations yet allows them to use the power of social. We understand and embrace Agile and Lean principles and values for the maximum benefit of our users. We understand why Scrum and Kanban work, and we make the best of them to ensure that quality, high-value work is the natural outcome of our product development engine. Said another way, there are no ?process police? here, just people working together while constantly learning. We simply must win in the market, and will only do so with the most engaged product development team working at the best job of their lives. That?s where you come in.
Work closely with Product Management, UX/visual design, customers, and among members of a cross-functional software engineering team to implement highly valuable and high-quality user experiences deployed in a responsive, cloud-only SaaS environment
Continuously learn and provide thought leadership to the development team, especially with regards to adopting and implementing a higher quality and functional codebase
Candidates should have at least five years of experience as a front-end software engineer on a web-based product development team.
Passion for converting wireframe prototypes, discussions, and independent thought into well-tested software that meets business needs in a rapid fashion, which maintaining high levels of quality
The ability to work with others as a team in a highly collaborative environment
Self-starter who is highly motivated along high quality product delivery goals that change quickly to harness a competitive edge
Promote and inform team of UI design smart practices and technologies to embrace
Experience using ExtJS version 4
Ability and interest to extend yourself into other aspects of user experience design such as: developing wireframes, rich prototypes, concept cars, micro interactions, and the creation of original art
Mobile-first application development and knowledge of associated technologies
Experience and/or passion for Test Driven Design and Development (TDD)
Experience with UI automation testing frameworks
Software development experience that is deployed in a SaaS environment
A BIG plus would be working in and around the social media space, or at least the strong desire to learn about it in a rapid fashion
Experience with modern software engineering tools such as distributed source code management (e.g Mercurial, GitHub), continuous integration/deployment, etc.
Some experience in database development (MySQL and Pentaho would be super)
Bachelor?s degree in computer science or a related field
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