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
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!