Senior JavaScript Developer

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Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT) is a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions for consumers, employers, insurance carriers and brokers. Benefitfocus has served numerous consumers on its platform that consists of an integrated portfolio of products and services enabling clients to more efficiently shop, enroll, manage and exchange benefits information. With a user-friendly interface and consumer-centric design, the Benefitfocus Platform provides one place for consumers to access all their benefits. Benefitfocus solutions support the administration of all types of benefits including core medical, dental and other voluntary benefits plans as well as wellness programs.

We are seeking an Senior JavaScript Developer  to join the Benefitfocus Platform team. This team is core to all Benefitfocus products and services, constructing a platform maximizing the speed and quality with which developers can build industry-changing capabilities.

We are looking for self-driven individuals who enjoy solving complex challenges at scale. This person should have hands on experience with building and/or working within a custom built JavaScript environment and server and client web application architecture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implements high priority application software and infrastructure covering database design, epic, feature and story development, re-usable code, components, and application functionality.
  • Works with senior engineers and architects to define the application architecture and create software design for key elements of the application.
  • Evaluates performance of key elements of the application functionality and tunes the performance to cover the range of customer use.
  • As the technical lead for a project, works with the scrum team to assist developers and monitor their progress against project milestones.
  • Performs tech design reviews and code reviews for the scrum teams.
  • Provides scheduling estimates and assists with the scheduling process.
  • Mentors other team members in application development techniques and database implementation.
  • Provides input to managers on the performance of team members for use in their reviews and participates in the interview
  • Other Duties as assigned.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or comparable work experience in software development.
  • 8-12 years of experience in software development recommended in addition to education requirements.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of technical competencies.
  • Recognized as a role model for mid-sized teams.
  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts to build quality software products.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills.

Skills and Competencies:

  • JavaScript
  • Java 
  • API (HTTP preferred)
  • CSS
  • SQL
  • AWS (or similar cloud computing service)
  • Experience with UI frameworks
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Benefitfocus is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace in which equality, representation and respect create a culture of belonging. It is Benefitfocus’ policy to encourage diversity in hiring, recognizing that this enriches the work environment for all Benefitfocus Associates and that a broad variety of perspectives enhances decision-making and creativity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. Benefitfocus is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.