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Full Stack Web Developer

Brooklyn, NY ~ October 11, 2017

Full-time

(Brooklyn, NY)

First Street Foundation is looking for a Full Stack Web Developer to help educate the nation on the problems and solutions to sea level rise. This is an amazing opportunity to utilize your skills to help make a difference in the way people live. You'll be joining The First Street team who is made up of some of the most talented people working in digital media and communications, as well as data science and geographic information systems. These cutting-edge marketers and technologists are wholly committed to advancing the awareness and action levels of all Americans to meet the challenges of sea level rise and flooding.

We are looking for a talented full stack web developer to join our development team on-site. You will be working on a small team creating web applications and websites that will change the world forever. We are currently building products such as floodiq.com and sealevelrise.org

We are using React as our front end framework so skills working with React would be preferred. Our backend varies from custom NodeJS implementations to custom Wordpress builds for our content editors. All of our code is automated through continuous integration (Travis CI), and we love the serverless/microservices architect. If you love Javascript, PHP, and learning new tech, you will fit right in!

Required Skills

  • Javascript and transpiling (ES5 knowledge is a must, but we develop in ES6 and beyond)
  • PHP 
  • Knowledge of Wordpres, building custom themes and plugins
  • Knowledge of React, Redux
  • NodeJS and package management
  • CSS (Mostly PostCSS, experience with SASS/LESS is a plus)
  • HTML
  • Git Knowledge (Branching / PR / Merging - We use Github)
  • Continuous Integration (We use Travis CI)
  • Test-Driven Development knowledge is also a plus (We use Jest / Enzyme to test our applications, knowledge of Karma or Jasmine is a plus)
  • Data store (We use a combination of MySQL, MongoDB, Redis)
  • Caching (We use Varnish + Redis)

Preferred Skills in Addition

  • Webpack 2
  • Relay
  • GraphQL
  • Some AWS Knowledge / Container management such as Docker
  • Basic DNS Settings
  • Basic knowledge and best practices of SEO
  • Basic knowledge of best practices for web development
  • Basic knowledge of Analytics and event tracking (We use Google Analytics, experience in Omniture is a plus)
  • Skills in other programming languages is also a plus (Python/Go/Shell)

Job Perks: - Office located in DUMBO - Fresh snacks delivered every week - Bar cart and beer fridges with local and imported beverages - Mini Segway races - Bodega Breakfast provided every Friday

Apply: Please attach your resume, links to past projects and/or your github/gitlab profile.

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