HTML5/Java Developer
The Active Network, Inc - Bothell, WA

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The Active Network, Inc. provides Software as a Service and marketing services to community serviceorganizations worldwide and has earned a reputation as a leading online destination for active lifestyles,winning the best place to work in San Diego by the San Diego business journal. The company’s application services help organizations reduce the cost and complexity of managing the things people love, want, and need to do during their daily activities.

We are currently seeking a passionate Sr. HTML/JavaScript Developer for our Bothell, WA operations. Our ideal candidate will be fanatical about HTML5/JavaScript development for tablet and desktop applications. This candidate should be able to thrive in a startup-like environment where you do things properly the first time and improve your systems with each subsequent release. In this role, you will be creating new, cutting edge HTML5/JavaScript feattures and some of the backend Web services

Required Technical Skills:
  • Experience developing with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and general Web 2.0 techniques
  • Experience working with third party Ajax libraries and frameworks (e.g. jQuery, JSON, RequireJS, etc.)
  • Understanding of web services technologies such as HTTP, WSDL, XSD, and SOAP
  • Hands-on expertise working with relational databases and SQL
  • Intimate knowledge of Java 1.5 or higher
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment
  • Familiarity with software development best practices, including design patterns, TDD and refactoring strategies
  • Experience developing single-page applications
  • Some experience and understanding of Java web services is a plus
Additional Technologies Used Regularly by Development Team:
  • JIRA/Crucible/Fisheye
  • Automated build tools such as Jenkins
  • Unit Test tools such as JUnit, QUnit or similar
  • Demonstrate knowledge of usability principals including cross-browser compatibility and accessibility best practices
  • Design and implement reliable, high performance solutions to issues
  • Design user friendly interfaces and maintain the overall usability of our web based applications
  • Interface with colleagues to determine roadmap requirements and propose designs
  • Redesign and (if necessary) re-implement the user interface of core product
Candidate Characteristics:
  • Energetic, self-motivated, and able to prioritize workload
  • Expected to take ownership of product components and guide feature development with the business
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to express technical ideas clearly in writing
  • Experience mentoring software engineers to improve their skills and make them more effective
  • Thoroughly enjoys the art and discipline of software development

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