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Developer – JavaScript
Ref No.: 18-26639
Location: Richfield, Minnesota
Title: Developer – JavaScript
Duration: 06 Months with possible extension
Location: Richfield, MN
 
CLIENT REQUIRED QUESTIONS:
  • Based on your experience, what is your most- and least- favorite thing about pair programming?
  • How much pairing would you do in a typical day of your ideal job?
  • Is simplicity a feature of a system?
  • How do you deal with ambiguous requirements?
  • How often do you refactor?
  • How do you approach technical debt and what are some plans you've made to deal with it?
  • Role duration is estimated to be 6 months with potential for extension.
 
Notes/Comments from STAR:
  • Node and React experience are preferred, not required
  • Want someone strong in JavaScript
  • Will accept candidates with Angular experience
  • Candidates need JavaScript testing experience. Need to know how to write a test.
  • This project is supporting voice assistance.
  • Alexa Skills Kit experience or Google Dialogflow experience is ideal
  • Social skills are important for this team.
  • Prescreen questions.
  • This team pairs full time.
  • Interview Process: 45-minute phone interview with Hacker Rank followed by 90 minutes in person panel interview. JavaScript during phone interview.
 
Details: Our client, a top national retailer, is looking for a Developer with JavaScript experience. In this role, you will support and extend running applications and design and develop new applications. The ideal candidate will have Node.js and React experience.
 
MUST HAVE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Strong systems software engineering experience
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems and web-oriented architectures
  • Knowledge of how to design an application to run on a scalable platform
  • JavaScript experience
  • Angular experience
  • Agile development experience
  • Aggressive refactoring experience
  • Testing experience
 
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
  • Node.js experience
  • React experience
  • Alexa Skills Kit experience
  • Google Dialogflow experience
  • Experience with JavaScript Promises
  • AWS Lambda experience
  • Experience with JSON/RESTful services and best practices
  • Ability to collaborate with downstream consumers and upstream providers to establish sound API contracts
  • Pair Programming experience
  • Test Driven Development (TDD) experience
  • Infrastructure Automation (Jenkins in particular) experience
  • Experience with JavaScript testing frameworks
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Support and extend running applications and design and develop new applications.
  • Aggressive refactoring.
  • Evaluate and refactor in a rapid manner.
  • Object Oriented Programming and Service Oriented Architecture design.
  • Iteration Planning, Retrospectives, Showcases, and Design Sessions.
 
Regards,
 
Gaurav Vatsa
13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 120, Herndon, VA 20171
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