This is a full time, on-site, salaried Lead Software Engineer position paying a strong base + bonus and room for advancement, located in Jersey City, NJ. No telecommuting allowed. US Citizens or Green Card holders only please. Local candidates strongly preferred, but candidates interested in relocating considered as well. Full company details provided to qualified applicants. Thank you.

Our fast-growing financial media client in Jersey City, NJ is looking for a Senior-level Software Engineer to lead UI Web applications development. This roles mixes client-side JavaScript and server-side Java development with an emphasis on lightweight web apps and service-oriented architecture on an open-source stack. Specific experience building applications that deal with real-time data is very helpful. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work with advanced technologies in a challenging problem domain, collaborate with a top-notch team and grow professionally.


* Design, develop, and maintain complex user-facing software for a technology startup
* Document and build unit tests for your code
* Work with other developers, Operations, QA, and Product Management to maximize product effectiveness

Required Qualifications (candidate must possess most of these):

* Strong education in computer science - BS preferred or similar 4-year degree
* 2+ years product development experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
* Deep understanding of DOM, XML, and JSON
* Advanced knowledge of AJAX or similar asynchronous client-side technology
* Familiarity with browser compatibility issues
* Solid understanding of server-side Java
* Excellent communication skills
* Independent problem solver, able to learn and adapt in a rapidly changing environment

Desired Qualifications (candidate should possess some of these):

* Strong design sensibilities
* Experience building large-scale, high-performance distributed systems
* Experience using Backbone, NodeJS, SocketIO, Bootstrap, Nginx and Jetty
* Detailed understanding of fundamental web protocols like HTTP, TCP, DNS, SSL, WebSocket
* Experience deploying applications to cloud infrastructure, especially Amazon EC2, S3, CloudFront, etc
* Real-world experience with Agile software development process

To be considered, please submit your resume and salary requirements to opensourcestaffing|AT|

Thank you,
Beau J. Gould
Open Source Staffing
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