JUNIOR BACKEND JAVASCRIPT DEVELOPER
Location:
Lehi , Utah
Posted:
June 15, 2017
Reference:
2017-6076
At Vivint Solar, we're changing the way people generate and consume power. We believe that people should have a choice between using outdated, dirty technologies and using innovative, clean solutions to produce the energy they use to live every day. That's why we're making it easy for millions of people nationwide to choose to go solar. Simply stated, we're doing work that really makes a difference.

To undertake such a huge task, we need motivated people who want to make a difference. Right now, we are seeking a full-stack JavaScript Developer that will be a solid contributor within Vivint Solar. As a full-stack JavaScript Developer, you will join an agile project team made up of designers, project managers, test automations, and fellow JS Devs.

You'll change the world by...
  • Building amazing software in our modern JS stack.
  • Writing code for systems that ensure our business runs smoothly.
  • Using cutting edge technologies like AWS Lambda, Node JS, and more.
  • Bringing your creativity to help design a services infrastructure that provides stability, efficiency, and flexibility.
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end services
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

You'll do that with your...
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, its quirks, and workarounds
  • Basic understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Knowledge of JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues
  • Familiarity with JavaScript module loaders, such as Require.js and AMD
  • Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Grunt and Gulp.js
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git / Mercurial / SVN
  • Good understanding of browser rendering behavior and performance
  • Motivated to build a reliable and scalable services infrastructure

You'll know you're ready if you...
  • 1-3 years of experience with Javascript and NodeJS.
  • Experience building backend software, preferably in a micro-services style architecture.
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred, but not required.

Employees of Vivint Solar must submit to a criminal history check, motor vehicles check, drug screening, and obtain clearance from the state based upon the state requirements.

Vivint Solar, an equal opportunity employer, does not consider any protected traits (e.g. race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, non-job-related disability, age, or any other protected trait) when hiring-under federal, state and local laws.

A little about us:
Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR) is a leading provider of distributed solar energy to residential customers in the United States.

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