Senior JavaScript Engineers
Empathy Lab - Conshohocken, PA

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Empathy Lab, a leading agency that provides digital strategy and execution to Fortune 500 companies, is looking to grow its already awesome team. We have deep expertise in creating broadband video, ecommerce and community-driven experiences and are known for our innovative primary research activities designed to provide deep insights into the hearts and minds of the target end-user. We are a leader in the media, entertainment, and eCommerce space, providing digital strategy and services to companies including Nintendo, TJMaxx, Sony, Rogers Communications, Liberty Global, WWE, NBC Universal, DirecTV, Avon, the American Red Cross, Reed Elsevier and many others.

We are currently seeking several

Senior JavaScript Engineers

to join our Conshohocken, PA area team for an exciting project. We are flexible with either a direct

full-time

hire or a long term

contract

.

In this role, you will work with the internal tech team to ensure highly reliable, stable, and usable solutions for a large scale project with a high profile client. This is a highly complex, ground-breaking project on a single page application running within an embedded browser on a consumer device that will be used by millions of people. The project involves writing raw JavaScript that is optimized for performance for an embedded web kit browser with hardware constraints (no libraries). If you are an innovative, passionate, hands-on problem-solver who is prepared to think outside-the-box and be challenged, this is perfect for you.

Our ideal candidate, first and foremost, has a genuine curiosity for experimenting with the web (mainly JavaScript and JS frameworks) and making cool stuff. You should enjoy combining new and proven tools to develop compelling solutions to challenging problems. You will also possess the ability to articulate complex information to clients or stakeholders who may not have technical backgrounds. Previous experience as a Front-End Developer/ JavaScript Architect in a digital agency environment is preferred but not required.

Our ideal candidate will:
Have senior level experience with JavaScript and be capable of developing advanced applications without relying on a JavaScript framework

Possess deep understanding of how JavaScript applications execute within a browser, including advanced skill in performance tuning

Have experience developing dynamic single page JavaScript applications

Have a solid grasp of software design principles, agile and TDD principles

Maintain strong attention to detail and desire for correctness

Posses a background working with technical lead and project managers to help communicate technical risks and constraints for given projects

Represent our company with professionalism and integrity whenever you interact with our clients

Our candidate will also have:
Some professional experience with to modern JavaScript frameworks such as: jQuery, require.js, backbone.js, underscore.js, et al

Experience with server side languages such as: Python, ASP.net , JAVA , PHP and frameworks such as: Rails, .Net MVC, Spring, Django

The ability to self-start and self-manage among changing priorities and environments

Experience creating 508 compliant sites is desired

In addition to a competitive salary, you will receive:
The ability to work on truly cutting-edge work and support from upper management to enhance your craft and get to the next step of your career

Flexible office hours, plenty of PTO, summer hours and company holidays

The ability to where whatever you want to work

A chance for annual bonus

Catered weekly meals and snacks (including home brewed beer!)

Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plus short and long term disability

A 401K matching plan plus a synthetic equity plan

+++ When applying for this position please include your resume and sample code. A GitHub account is a plus. +++

Empathy Lab

http://empathylab.com/

How to apply

Apply online:
http://bit.ly/RfvhuH

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