Development + Technical

Software Engineer

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Los Angeles

Client Site

Long Term

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Are you a Software Engineer who has expert knowledge of JavaScript, AJAX, HTML, CSS, JSON and JQuery? We have a long-term, contract to permanent opportunity with a product development and commercialization firm launched by one of the world's leading management consultancies on a new and growing team!

Filter is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment consistent with specific city and state legal, criminal, and background check requirements.

Posted: 5/12/2015

What you will be doing

  • Tranform and interpret graphic visual or interaction designs into web-based and/or mobile UI’s
  • Work with project managers, business analysts and designers to ensure timely delivery of software components
  • Provide concise yet comprehensive technical specifications and documentation
  • Work with database administrators on all aspects of data manipulation, extraction, transformation and loading
  • Engage in project assessment and scoping to ensure that all technical possibilities are explored
  • Support the work, priorities and values of the team, providing cover or support as needed
  • Monitor work against the production schedule, provide updates to the team and report any technical difficulties
  • Develop over time a degree of multi-skilling and knowledge sharing with other Digital Software Engineer(s) in order to be able to provide cover or support as required
  • Work to agreed standards to ensure best practice within the DV team
  • Co-Develop and apply effective Quality Assurance test plans
  • Maintain awareness of best practice and trends in the wider digital sector

Skills you'll need

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related area; 
  • Masters degree preferred
  • 2-5+ years experience with software development or related experience
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript, AJAX, HTML, CSS, JSON and JQuery
  • Professional experience with MVC, SQL Databases, CMS and some PHP, Ruby, Perl, .NET, Java or equivalent server-side language
  • Experience with the Agile PM methodology highly desirable.
  • Passion for digital products and services
  • Mastery with organizing information, developing impactful experience concepts , designing advanced layouts and interactions for all things digital
  • Strong Interpersonal/ communication skills, including:
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative, possesses creative problem-solving skills and willingness to offer suggestions for improvement; builds relationships to leverage resources
  • Demonstrated diligence, attention to detail and technical intuition
  • Service-oriented, flexible, positive team player, capable of interacting and problem solving with a multidisciplinary team
  • Possesses organization skills and composure: ability to handle competing priorities and to work effectively in a challenging fast paced environment
  • Exercises judgment in managing confidential/sensitive information; trustworthy 
  • Work management, organization and planning
  • Must be able to perform successfully in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, service-oriented environment and to interpret rules and guidelines flexibly to enhance the business and in keeping with company values and culture
  • Experience working successfully within a complex matrix structured organization is essential
  • It is necessary to have the ability to understand and manage complex reporting relationships and incorporate multiple labor laws and cultures