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Software Engineer

Amplifire is currently seeking a Developer with both UI and Java knowledge.  This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to use and build on their development expertise as a member of a dynamic team that designs, develops, tests, and supports our learning application, amplifire.  Our goal is to hire energetic, bright, and cooperative people who are a joy to work with and love working with others.  Candidates for this position should be able to work alongside their technical counterparts as well as work hand in hand with our business leaders and product owners.   This position is based in Boulder, CO with direct access to Colorado’s flatirons.   Therefore, if you feel you are creative, tech-savvy, dedicated, and can work hard to play harder, then let’s talk!

About you:

You are a user interface and backend developer who takes great care to deliver a user experience that is engaging, compelling, and appropriate to the users goals and tasks.  You are a consummate team player and thought leader when it comes to UI design, backend service development and implementation.  You own the results of your work.

Job Summary

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work as a team to build and implement UI and backend services
  • Develop within Javascript, Java, jQuery, CSS, HTML, and GWT
  • Develop backend database services for use as internal and external API’s
  • Participate and in a full lifecycle and full stack development team – Including: design, development, testing, planning, backlog grooming, automation, and support
  • Design, build and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable application code
  • Help maintain code quality, organization of our code, and automation
  • Create, build, and execute on unit and automated tests
  • Proven experience with Agile Methodology and Scrum practices

Skills & Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge and practical use of jQuery within a web application
  • Knowledge of CSS
  • Knowledge of HTML
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript
  • Java developer with good understanding of the Java ecosystem
  • Experience with web services (…preferably ReST) in an n-tier Architecture
  • Knowledge of and experience working with RDBMS and SQL
  • Understanding of Jenkins or similar continuous integration systems
  • Experience with Git
  • Understanding of SOA
  • Understanding and experience with OOAD (object oriented analysis and design)
  • Excellent communication skills with a “can do” customer facing attitude
  • Independent, self-starter who is resourceful and an excellent team player
  • Strong desire to learn with an ability to pick up new concepts and technologies quickly
  • Ability to be flexible, proactive, accountable, decisive and successful working in an environment of change
  • Preferred: GWT development experience building web UI’s
  • Preferred: Mobile development experience with both iOS and Andriod
  • Preferred: Familiarity with security best practices for web services and web applications

Email cover letter and resume to careers@amplifire.com. Please include your name and the position title in the subject line. (no recruiters please.)

*This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee

To apply for any of our positions, please email us at careers@amplifire.com.

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