Senior Web Developer - Full Stack

We are looking for a Full Stack Senior Web Developer who can comfortably speak both database and browser languages to create highly scalable systems. It is important that you have the functional knowledge and ability to take a concept and turn it into a finished product.

About Us

We are Go2, a fast-growing technology startup. We are building a culture of engagement, fun and learning. Our staff stay for the long term because they love what they do and for whom they do it. 

We have offices in Philadelphia (USA), Buenos Aires (AR) and Davao City (PH) as well as an extensive remote workforce across the Philippines. 

We offer our work from home contractors:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid time off / flexible holiday pay
  • Real opportunities for career/skills development and advancement

About Working with Go2

A majority of our staff work with our customers in the United States, so 4 or 5 working hours overlap is expected. Schedule flexibility is a must.

All hires are expected to have a strong oral & written English skills, great communication skills and the desire to work with and be part of a team. If you are looking for more than just a job, but to build your career, we are excited to review your application. When filling out your application, please remember to answer the question two plus two equals. The correct answer is a little tricky - it’s five. We appreciate attention to detail. 

Summary:

As a Full-Stack Web Developer you must have knowledge in all stages of software development, including systems and requirements design, test development and automation, server-side scripting, API design and front-end frameworks. 

Candidates should be excited to learn new skills and develop powerful applications as part of a team of talented software engineers. You will have the unique opportunity to help shape how our development team operates, including designing internal processes for things like version control and code review, testing and deployment, user testing, feature design, and more! 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Taking web applications from ideas to finished products by doing things like:

  • Maintaining existing APIs, keeping control of change requests, and requested enhancements
  • Increasing the reliability of existing technology assets, by proposing improvement in order to reduce technical debt
  • Writing fantastic documentation and user guides for features and apps
  • Collaborating with other team members in a remote development workflow
  • Designing and implementing custom API endpoints
  • Integrating multiple third party applications via their API’s to create unique solutions
  • Researching and spec’ing potential solutions for client and internal requirements
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Following test-driven development protocols to develop new features
  • Optimizing applications for maximum speed and scalability

And much more! 

Skills: 
  • Extensive experience creating server-side applications in Node.js (a must), and Python (a plus)
  • Extensive experience with one or more of the following web application frameworks: Express, Sails.js, Django 
  • Experience with designing or maintaining databases: SQL (Postgres, etc) (a must), NoSQL (mongoDB, Cassandra, etc) (a plus)
  • Experience with test-driven development or using testing frameworks. Server-side unit testing is a must. Automated front-end browser is a plus!
  • Experience building, testing, and deploying web applications in multiple environments: Local Development, Staging, and Production is our typical environment model
  • Solid understanding of VCS and continuous integration tools, such as Git and Heroku-CI
  • Experience with a Javascript MVC framework is a plus, understanding of the basic principles is a must: React, Angular, Ember, Backbone, Meteor, Vue, etc. We primarily use React.
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3, and experience creating frontend views from scratch (within a framework)
  • Cursory or better understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing tools, such as SASS or LESS
  • Proficient understanding of a popular CSS Framework (Bootstrap, Foundation, etc) 

Other requirements

We are a remote team that relies heavily on communication. Candidates should meet all these requirements:

  • Willing to work US schedule: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Eastern Time (with some flexibility)
  • Reliable, High - Speed Internet Connection. Wired connection with at least 2 Mbps speeds
  • Backup Internet connection should be available in case of power interruptions
  • A desktop or laptop that can run most resource-intensive developer tasks


Lastly, you should display the following qualities

  • Great English communication skills
  • Reliable, dependable, stable, persistent
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Proactive in speaking up
  • Team player

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