Senior Software Engineer- Full Stack

Technology Las Vegas, Nevada

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Zappos IP, Inc. is looking for a Senior Full-Stack Developer!

 This developer should have a focus on both front and back-end development with professional experience implementing beautifully designed user interfaces. You must be able to work flexibly in other layers of the stack, so Ruby/API/SQL skills are a definite plus.

Being able to design applications from top to bottom, troubleshooting and fixing tough problems, hitting quick deadlines, knowing when to push back on requirements, raising the bar on coding standards, and providing meaningful feedback on code changes will all be very important parts of this role.


What you'll be doing: 

Responsibilities range from team "ideation" to hands-on implementation, testing, and debugging of projects at different levels of the stack as needed. Typical projects involve a responsively-designed front end, a Rails-based server application, and possibly some form of asynchronous back-end processing. You must be willing and able (and excited) to accept responsibility for enhancing required skills and completing assigned tasks over the course of changing projects and initiatives. Adapt and thrive!


What you'll bring to the table:

 We are ideally looking for "T-shaped developers"—people who have a broad interest and understanding of technology and the web, but also have deep interest in a specialized area. We want someone who fits most (or ALL!) of these bullet points:

  • 5-7+ years production software development experience
  • A solid knowledge of many (not necessarily all) of these technologies: React, HTML5, CSS3, Ruby/Ruby on Rails, and relational databases.
  • Strong frontend development skills
  • Experience with modern front end JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular, Vue, etc.)
  • Experience with unit/integration testing
  • DevOps experience is a plus (especially with AWS and automated deployments)​.
  • A solid, demonstrable grasp of good web, object-oriented, and asynchronous programming concepts.
  • The drive and open-mind to learn and adopt new skills continually.
  • Side projects and ideas for side projects you haven't started yet would be great.
  • An open-mind and personable disposition. You like to collaborate and can give and take constructive criticism cheerfully.

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