Web Developer
Nitro PDF - San Francisco, CA

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Software Engineering | San Francisco, CA, United States

Help us change the way people work with digital documents for the better. Nitro products are used by millions of people all over the world to create, share and collaborate together. We're profitable, growing rapidly, and are moving quickly to expand our business on the web and around the globe.

We're looking for a talented senior web developer to join our San Francisco team. You'll work collaboratively with our marketing, product, and development groups to rapidly build high quality web sites, web applications and reporting dashboards.

Our family of web sites is visited by millions of people every month, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that our web services can scale efficiently and are engineered to take advantage of fail over and data redundancy systems.

What you'll be doing

‘Full stack’ web development, building front-end web pages based on pixel-perfect design and reusable backend templates

Build reusable CSS/JS frameworks to simplify development

Responsible for push-to-production systems and processes for all web properties

Scaling web applications and services to meet user demand

Utilize AB testing, Google Analytics and Google Website Optimizer to validate site changes

Implementing operational/data links between marketing and sales applications for closed loop reporting dashboards

Work closely with designers, developers and marketing team to produce new sites and update existing ones

What we're looking forMust have:
3-5 years prior experience working in a web development role

Worked on consumer facing sites that received millions of unique visitors per month

Solid knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Experience working with Java

Understands the principles of modern web application design and implementation

Ability to translate business requirements and technical considerations into scalable development solutions

A passion for new technology and prototyping solutions

Above all else, a love of problem solving and a willingness to explore beyond the defined scope of this role

Nice to have:
understanding of relational databases at scale, particularly for PostgresSQL/MySQL. Knowledge of document-oriented NoSQL databases like MongoDB and bespoke datastores like Salesforce (SOQL) is a plus

Experience with backend languages such as PERL, Python, PHP

Utilized third party APIs such as Salesforce, Google Analytics, Eloqua, Zendesk, Getsatisfaction, GoodData and more to enhance site functionality

Web admin experience with source control (particularly SVN or Git), deployment scripts and web servers (Apache)

Used analysys tools such as Yslow or Page Speed to optimize site performance

Prior involvement in localization projects or sites

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