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JavaScript / CoffeeScript / Backbone.js Developer

Engineering | Seattle, WA

Job Description

JavaScript/CoffeeScript/Backbone/Sass/CSS3/HTML”5”/OH MY!

Do you scoff at those who claim JavaScript is not a “real” language? Have you been hacking a side project just to experiment with Node? Does the idea of moving the entire web framework into the browser excite you? Are you tired of working for short-lived start-ups that think "angel funding" is a business model and "VC Funding" is an exit? Then, my friend, we've got the job for you. Our growing, profitable, bootstrapped company is seeking to add a talented, motivated expert JavaScript developer who is excited about building the next version of our industry-leading product with us (seriously, it is industry leading).  

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Architect and develop a full featured client application using JavaScript/CoffeeScript and Backbone.js -- we’re serious about using the latest and best technologies available
  • Help design a beautiful front-end interface using jQuery, SASS, and CSS3
  • Aggressively test front-end code using Jasmine and other JavaScript testing frameworks
  • Be creative and proactive about feature and architecture decisions
  • Occasionally spend time with Ruby/Rails3 on the back-end

Skills and Experience:

  • Expert experience developing web applications and web services with JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS
  • Ruby/Rails experience a big plus
  • Comfort working in an agile startup environment. Our cycles are extremely fast and your code will be up and running on our production site the first week you start
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy, best-idea-wins environment
  • BS, MS or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline a plus


- Significant equity
- Competitive salary
- Health insurance
- Offices in Seattle, remote working encouraged

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