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Senior API Developer

Location

Clarity Connect office in Holly Springs, NC or Home Office.

About Us

We are a small company that produces big results by working hard and smart. We love what we do and we have fun (most of the time). If you're smart, want to learn, work hard, have fun and make a difference, then read on.

We pay 75% of our employess Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurance and offer a 3% match on the company IRA. Paid vacation and 10 company holidays are included.

Position Summary

We're looking for a unique person with an experience set to include quick, efficient programming skills, problem solving capabilities, ability to work independently and be able to multi-task without freaking out.

The Clarity Connect development team is a small, fast and fluid environment that is growing to meet current and future business needs.  As the Senior API Developer on our team, you will be leading our client application development efforts to expand upon existing platforms and build new responsive web applications using modern technologies.  We are looking for an intelligent, creative, and highly motivated individual who can turn UI designs into applications and provide a voice on the team when it comes too architectural and usability issues.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Integration of client facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
  • Integration of data layer elements development by database administrators with server side logic
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Implementing automated test systems to verify and maintain application integrity
  • Optimization of the application for speed and scalability

Experience

  • Experienced software developer (mid-senior)
  • Experience working with remote teams and contributors
  • An eye for great UI and the ability to recommend changes to fix usability issues
  • Knowledge of software UI design principles and passionate about developing great user experiences
  • Experience with commercial web development (familiarity with the DOM abstraction and how to interact with it)
  • Experience with the common web technologies HTML/CSS/JavaScript

Knowledge / Skills Required

  • Proficient with building service oriented systems in ColdFusion on the Lucee platform using cfscript
  • Experience building REST based APIs
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms including JavaScript (Angular), HTML5, and CSS3
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and the use and integration of stored procedures
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning process and tools
  • Experience with automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Ability to thoroughly test code as well as troubleshoot and resolve defects early
  • Demonstrated ability for strategic problem solving across a wide range of problem areas
  • Strong listening skills with an open minded and team-oriented approach to design
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow and maintain coding standards

Desired Skills

  • Experience with GIT and GitHub/BitBucket
  • Experience with Bootstrap
  • Expertise developing SPAs
  • Experience with AngularJS testing frameworks like Jasmine and Karma
  • Practical knowledge of web page optimization techniques and guidelines for fast page load times
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with a continuous integration environment (eg Jenkins or Bamboo)
  • Experience with Atlassian systems, particularly JIRA and Confluence

Travel:

Little to none.


Compensation:

Commensurate with experience


Relocation:

Not included.

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates only. Submit your resume and cover letter to timothy@clarity-connect.com