Lead Developer (Park Ridge)

  • Address:Park Ridge, IL 60068 (map)
  • Date Posted:08/12/16
  • Job Type:Full-time
  • Description:
  • Seeking Lead DeveloperWe are a small web development & internet consulting firm comprised of botanists, WWE champions and jaffa warriors seeking another superhero to add to our office. We provide website development and programming to a wide range of clients in the Chicagoland area. We are looking for a highly creative and self-motivated individual to work in our fast-paced office environment as a Lead Developer.The candidate should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate highly technical, complicated information to multiple departments throughout our organization and to our clients. The candidate we are looking for loves programming, but especially loves product development — the collaborative process of many teams, including engineering, working together to create something awesome for people to use. The candidate we are looking for also takes care of their team. They want their team to be happy, making time to understand their needs and wants, and providing mentoring and career development. They’re also willing to have tough conversations when their team needs clear, honest feedback to get on the right track.Required Development Skills5+ years of web development experience.Strong logic and analytical skills.A desire to understand the next generation of web technology.Experience developing / architecting web applications.Programming Experience - Node.js, Javascript, HTML, CSS.Database Experience - MySQL or other relational databases.Strong Mobile First (responsive) skills.Good understanding of Agile development methods.Good understanding of object oriented design.Experience with git or other version repository systems.Strong understanding of industry standards and best practices.Required Management SkillsExcited about the hard work that comes with fast growth. We’re not talking about hours, but confronting the challenges of growth head-on — technical, process, and cultural.Strong experience leading teams of software engineers and an impressive background in building software yourself.Ability to lead others and provide structured feedback.Ability to review code and provide structured feedback and teaching opportunities.Ability to stay organized and continue to push projects forward.Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team.Nice To Have Development SkillsExperience with PHP, Java, .Net, cPanel, Python, iOS, Android.Experience with Frameworks such as Wordpress, Drupal, Magento, Symfony2+, MVC FrameworksFrontend Framework Experience - React.js, Angular.js, Bootstrap.js.Experience with multiple programming languages.Experience with NoSQL platforms.Familiarity with Unix/Linux environments.Experience with Cloud Computing (AWS, Google, Azure, etc).Other Things We’d Like To SeeExtensive use of APIs and understanding of HTTP and REST architecture.Strong understanding of design patterns and development frameworks such as MVC.Proven ability to work in a rapid release production environment.Passion for delivering strong, dependable code.Passion for exploring new development platforms, languages, and methodologies.Experience using Test Driven Development (TDD). Must be able to educate less experienced developers on TDD principles and best practices.Experience building large scale distributed systems.Expertise in debugging scale and performance issues.This is not a remote position and applicant must reside in the Chicagoland area.Benefits include health & dental insurance, 401K w/ matching along with PTO
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