JavaScript Contractor
SquareTrade - San Francisco, CA

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SquareTrade is the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers and offered by top retailers including Amazon, Costco and Tesco. We have more than 200,000 fans on Facebook, consistently win industry awards and have received tens of thousands of 5-star reviews. SquareTrade is profitable, growing 90% year on year, and attracted one of the largest private capital raises in 2012, with a $238 million round led by Bain Capital. Headquartered in San Francisco and London, SquareTrade is privately held. Learn more at .

SquareTrade is in the process of redesigning and re-implementing our website. You will help build and define SquareTrade’s next generation online customer experience. The ideal candidate will develop dynamic user interactions on our website using JavaScript (with or without framework)

This temporary contract will be approximately 20 hours per week.

Work within a Javascript MVC framework to create a rich client-side application

Create Javascript components and maintain component library

Test code cross-browser

Document code

Participate in high level design sessions, code review, site releases

Work with Web manager to review and plan requirements, UI designs, scope and timing

Participate in an Agile software development environment

Critical Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

Candidate should have 5+ years as an Software/Front-end Engineer with development in JavaScript as your primary focus

Essential Technologies:
o Expert in JavaScript (working with frameworks like jQuery is acceptable, JSON, AJAX)
o Expert in HTML5 and CSS
o Experience building cross-browser applications
o Must be able to work in *NIX environment

Must have a solid command of Javascript design patterns

Candidate must be able to work independently with minimal supervision

Nice to Have:
Mobile HTML/JS development experience

Experience working with REST services

Experience working on SCRUM teams in an Agile environment


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