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Senior Web Developer

SNAP Interactive is a dynamic, fast-paced technology company creating rich media, multi-platform social experiences such as Paltalk, FirstMet, Camfrog, Tinychat, The Grade, & more! The mission of our products is to become the leading platform in connecting a global audience of users around interest categories and dating by leveraging live video and chat as the core method of communication. We work at the intersection of Social, Big Data, Location, and Mobile. Our environment is fun and relaxed, our products are ambitious, and our teams are some of the brightest in NYC.

As a member of the Web team within SNAP Interactive, the Senior Web Developer serves as a key contributor in a variety of projects. The Web team builds solutions to manage high-volume workloads, often involving critical financial transactions. SNAP's environment is highly collaborative, and the ideal candidate will have an eye for detail and be a team player who enjoys working with others to find cutting-edge solutions to tricky problems.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work closely with product managers and designers as well as software architects and developers to build and deliver software solutions to business problems
  • Conduct sprint planning and other meetings to facilitate the Agile SDLC (Scrum/Kanban) in a highly collaborative environment
  • Conduct code quality and SDLC process reviews to set and maintain standards
  • Participate in the development of POC and MVP efforts for new products
  • Develop and maintain Web APIs, pages, and components using NodeJS, SCSS, and other relevant languages and technologies
  • Use modern frameworks and tools to create automated functional, cross-browser, and load tests
  • Evaluate and specify new Web technologies and solutions for current and future products
  • Create components and services for cloud and hybrid-cloud environments

Requirements

  • Minimum 7 years experience with Javascript, Git, and standard SDLC tools (e.g. Jira)
  • Minimum 5 years experience with an advanced Javascript front-end framework, such as VueJS
  • Minimum 3 years experience with Babel and Webpack
  • Experience leading and guiding a development team
  • Experience working directly with SQL databases (SQL Server and MySQL) and ORMs
  • Demonstrated proficiency in full-stack environment characteristics, including HTTP protocols and headers, caching, and cloud environments
  • Demonstrated proficiency addressing cross-browser compatibility and performance challenges
  • Recent emphasis on ECMAScript 2016 (ES7+) and related technologies a strong plus
  • Experience with VueJS a plus
  • Experience with remote-work environments a plus

Desired Skills:

  • Enthusiastic self-starter
  • Adept at developing and maintaining strong relationships internally and externally
  • Experience with mobile apps or subscription based models is a plus
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