Senior Front End Developer
Synacor - Buffalo, NY

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Are you interested in building applications used by millions of people? Do you have a passion for pushing software to its limits, then pushing it even further!? If you answered yes, then Synacor is the place for you! We are looking for a talented, driven and experienced Senior Front End Developer expert who will be tasked with developing and building Synacor's HTML5 platform designed to be ubiquitous across multiple devices; serving great content, apps and services through one login on any device. This Developer with be empowered to design and develop in their own creative style.

We are looking for a passionate hands-on Developer with extensive Front-End development experience with JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3. This Developer will experience building solutions for high-traffic/scalable internet architecture that will be seen/used by over 20 million unique visitors a month.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Development, documentation, and maintenance of cutting edge web-based applications in our portal and premium service platforms.
• Providing technical consultation and expertise to Product Managers and other Synacor staff members.
• Participating in technical planning and architectural exercises
• Develop and maintain applications using standard development tools.
• Other duties as assigned.

What you’ll bring to the table:
• A minimum of 4 years of development experience in software or website development; proven experience developing large-scale database-driven applications a plus
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or the equivalent work experience
• Professional experience programming with JavaScript
• Experience with user interface design principles and implementation including CSS3 and HTML5
• Experience using and extending JavaScript development frameworks like JQuery
• Experience programming with Java is preferred
• Professional experience with MySQL or equivalent
• Able to solve problems, analyzing possible solutions in a methodical fashion
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet set deadlines
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to collaborate

What we’ll bring to the table:
• 100% Company paid benefits (health, dental, vision) for all employees and eligible dependents
• Competitive compensation package, including stock option grants (for eligible positions)
• Award winning company culture
• Casual dress and flexible environment
• Generous paid time off
• Extensive learning and training opportunities: internal training sessions, innovation fests, and much more
• 25 cent vending machines
• Free Spot coffee, popcorn and cappuccino
• Monthly company connections (get to know your co-workers)
• The opportunity to make a difference!

Synacor is not your typical 9 to 5 workplace. Our award winning culture doesn’t stop at flexible work hours. Jeans and t-shirts are typical office attire, even for the executives. Teamwork is an everyday occurrence, and is made easy with our new open workspaces. Our leadership team understands that the best results come from collaboration, so we hire the best and brightest and then let them do what they do best: create cutting-edge products and provide exemplary customer service. Working with some of the largest cable, telecom and satellite providers, Synacor’s products and online services reach over 25 million high-speed Internet subscribers worldwide. We are looking for great people to join our team and be given the freedom to do the work they were hired to do.

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Synacor is not your typical 9 to 5 workplace. Our award winning culture doesn’t stop at flexible work hours and 25 cent vending...