Mid-level Developer - Technical.ly

Mid-level Developer

  • Location

    D.C.

  • Type

    Full-Time Job

  • Category

    Dev / Eng

The Dev Team

We take pride in knowing that technology supports and leads almost everything we do at UrbanStems.

The Gig

Do you love JavaScript? We ♥ JS at UrbanStems. We are creating the best customer experience in the floral industry, which starts with unparalleled technology. Our Dev team is fast-paced, data-driven, & innovative. We work closely with our creative, product, operations, customer happiness, and marketing teams to bring our technical ideas to life.

What You’ll Do

  • Create and maintain a stable backend/API that puts the customer experience above all else
  • Help to create and optimize processes for operations/logistics
  • Have extensive say in not only technical but also business decisions
  • We’re a startup – when it comes down to it, you’re able to roll up your sleeves and contribute wherever needed

About You

  • Full Stack Experience. If your front-end skills are lacking, your backend knowledge is stellar.
  • Demonstrable projects and results from 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience designing and interacting with RESTful APIs
  • Database (SQL) familiarity specifically with PostgreSQL and Redis
  • Worked with a VCS like Git or Mercurial
  • Actively contributes to open source software
  • Command line familiarity; Linux/Unix server administration
  • Self starter within a team structure – you will have ownership over key parts of our codebase and will work in tandem with the CTO to shape the product
  • Strong communications skills around how they’re doing, thought process, and general ideas – we prefer over-communicating
  • Brewing the perfect coffee and/or beer (not really necessary, of course!)
We believe happy employees makes for happy customers. What makes us happy? Things like:
  • Flowers on your desk and in your home whenever you want!
  • Being around some of the smartest and kindest people you’ll ever meet
  • Unlimited/Open vacation policy
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Stock options

 

About Us

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