Javascript, Senior Software Engineer

Engineering São Paulo, São Paulo


Avalara Brazil                                                                                                    

Job title: Sr. Software Engineer

About us:

Work Location: São Paulo, Brazil

Relevant Work Experience3 to 6 years 

Reports toLeonardo Nogueira

This is a permanent full-time position.

Department:  Connectors

Job Overview:

We are looking for a JavaScript Developer who is motivated to create modern and powerful solutions. Responsibilities will include implementing visual elements and their behaviors with user interactions. You will work bridging the gap between the visual elements and the server-side infrastructure, taking an active role on both sides, and defining how the application looks and functions.


 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

          Developing configurations, enhancements, & customizations for NetSuite ecosystem

          Develop new user-facing features

          Build reusable code and libraries for future use

          Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

          Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability

          Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end services

          Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders




          Bachelor’s degree in computer science or Engineering degree in computer/IT etc.

          3-6 years relevant experience is essential.

          Technical Skills:

          Strong understanding of JavaScript, its quirks, and workarounds

          Basic understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3

          Good understanding of tipycall libraries and frameworks on the JS ecosystem like NodeJS, AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS

          Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX

          Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues

          Familiarity with JavaScript module loaders, such as Require.js and AMD

          Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Grunt and Gulp.js

          Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (e.g. Git)

          Good understanding of browser rendering behavior and performance

          Should have worked with client-side technologies like HTML, JavaScript, or Ajax.

          Should have knowledge in integration involving web services (XML, SOAP, WSDL) and REST protocols.

          Good understanding of OOP concepts

          Good design skills




o     Fluent in written and spoken English.

o     Must be a team player and participate actively in technical/project decision making process.


o     Experience with AGILE development processes like Scrum

o     Experience in working with geographically diverse teams.


Working Conditions: Good communication skills are essential for integration to a global development team


About Avalara:

Our Vision is to be a part of every transaction in the world. Our Motto is Tax compliance done right.

We have been recognized for our next-generation software solutions by being listed in Forbes 2017 list of the worlds’ best 25 Cloud Companies.