Front-end Engineer - Delicious Team
AVOS Systems Inc. - San Mateo, CA

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We've put together a roadmap for Delicious that we're really excited about, and are looking for the perfect engineer to come and join our team. You'll be expected to hit the ground running, excel at your work, challenge yourself, and work productively side by side with a dedicated group of engineers and developers. (Note: While we work well together during the week, the gloves come off for our Friday afternoon billiard round robin!)
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Design and develop components that provide a high degree of utility without sacrificing simplicity

Develop innovative features and solutions that enhance and extend our core product

Establish yourself as our technology leader for web application development

Launch early and often, iterating to take a great product to an even better place


4+ years experience in software development, with in-depth focus on developing web applications

Experience with a scripting language such as Python (preferred), Ruby (preferred), Perl, etc.

Experience with Java, C/C++, Scala, Node.js, HBase, MongoDB or Cassandra a plus

Up-to-date experience with latest technologies including HTML5 and CSS3

Experience working in a Linux-based production environment

Strong design acumen and focus on user experience

BS or MS in computer science or equivalent experience

Excellent communication skills for both external and internal interactions

Proactive self-starter who takes ownership and works well independently and as part of a team

Strong Javascript Skills

Someone who doesn't just use libraries, but understands how they work and their limitations; can build utilities when needed.

Practical experience organizing large js projects, managing dependencies, requiring modules, bundling, etc.

Experience working with different styles of inheritance, using helpers to define constructors, etc.

Knows how to use closures to create private scope, and other key aspects of js as a language


Has an informed opinion on how to write good css -- understands oocss principles

Can explain the relationship (or lack thereof) between html structure and css structure

Bonus for anyone who can explain the problems with nested css


Bonus for anyone who is well-versed in html5 and all the cool new things it enables

We're looking for driven, creative individuals to join our team. If this sounds like you, please reach out to us today!