Full Stack Software Engineer

  • Optimags
  • Newark, NJ, USA
  • 23 Feb, 2021

Job Description

Job Description

This positionis for a Full stack end to end web application developer who can develop bothback-end infrastructure, Web UI, supporting API endpoints for the front-end, designingand maintaining a highly available and efficient media and data repositorysystem. Optimizing our applications for scaleand speed in imaginative and innovative ways will also be a significantfunction of this position. 



  • Build, scale and maintain our services and web based applications
  • Think cross-device and cross-platform, mobile, tablet and desktop while developing front-ends.
  • Collaborate with team members to deliver web based applications with both client side and server side functionality
  • Work with internal and external customers to define new features that will drive our business
  • Contribute to our team’s growing set of development platforms, tools, and processes
  • Contribute to user and support documentation when relevant
  • Research open-source technical possibilities and options
  • Participate in support/troubleshooting discussions, calls and provide technical expertise to support person and customers
  • Profile and optimize new and legacy code.

  • Build software for internal business operations
  • Integrate and build for external and internal API's.

  • Mentor junior intern programmers on programming projects.


    Essential Qualifications


  • 3+ years experience and proficiency with LAMP stack, solving challenging problems and implementing newfeatures from scratch. 

  • 3+ years using HTML, CSS, Javascript,jQuery, Bootstrap components and implementing responsive design for the web

  • 2+ years of data migration,transformation and scripting experience in the Linux environment

  • Be comfortableworking outside the context of a framework.

  • 1+ years experience with writingsearch queries and managing data fields using Apache Solr

  • 1+ years of Unit and Acceptancetesting experience

  • Familiar withimplementing application level security and implementing best practices for theweb and SQL

  • Experienceoptimizing SQL and profiling legacy code

  • Experience using sourcecontrol (Git) and code-deployment workflows

  • Experience building REST services aswell as writing clients for integrating with public and private APIs

  • Demonstrated strong oral and writtencommunication skills

  • Strong interpersonal communicationskills, including explaining technical issues to non-technical users

  • Appreciate and respect diversity ofpeople, ideas, and thought to create a cross-culturally competent community

  • Excellent organization skills andhigh attention to detail

  • Ability to be self-directed, takeinitiative and to work as part of a team; Ability to set priorities inalignment with organization and product needs

  • Ability to work in a professionalenvironment and serve as a role model to student employees

  • Criminal history background check

  • Some off-hours andweekend activities may be required.

Preferred / Nice to have but not Mandatory skills are as follows;

Preferred Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree OR an Associate'sdegree with Major in computer science, information technology or related field.

  • Additional two years experience inLAMP stack and Javascript,

  • Experience building mobileapplications

  • Prior experience working in AWS environment(EC2, S3 and Glacier for storage)

  • Experience working on Javascriptlibraries, HTML5 media player, video tags, using FFMPEG and streaming servers

  • Experience working on digital assetmanagement systems or digital repositories (Fedora commons) and media (videostreaming formats, audio)

  • Experience working with buildingredundant and data caching systems using Redis

  • Experience with log data aggregationand analysis techniques.



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