Principal Web Developer - full stack (Web Products)

  • Company: Oracle
  • Location: Reston, Virginia
  • Posted: October 14, 2016
  • Reference ID: 16001512

The web team is a start-up that was recently acquired by Oracle. The web product team is reinventing the consumer experience for the Utility industry by creating utility-branded web applications that brings the utilities on par with state of the art web development. These applications make it easy for the consumer to understand their energy usage in a friendly and intuitive way, and provide personalized ideas and advice on how to reduce usage. You'll be part of a team of fun, friendly, and technically skilled engineers developing innovative and user friendly web experiences. As part of this team, you will get exposure to the entire stack from building multi-tenant backend services to modular front-end web/mobile presentations, making you a much more well-rounded engineer.

  • Architect, code and manage web applications that will be used by engineers throughout Opower and our partners to build customized user experiences.
  • Design and implement the web consumer product suite with multi-tenant services, modular front-ends and multichannel support ranging from desktop to mobile devices.
  • Work closely with teams in UX and product management and backend SOA service providers to surface Opower insights on the web.
  • Continuously test your software to fail-fast and fail-forward to ensure the best user experience.
  • Define, set and enforce the standards for best practices in web development.
  • Coach and mentor junior developers and introduce the team to new technology trends in industry.
  • Take pride in owning what you build, support it in production and continuously monitor and evolve it to improve performance, scalability and ease-of-use.

About You
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in software engineering, computer science or related field
  • 4-6 years of application architecture, solution design and/or product development experience
  • You are passionate about JavaScript tools and frameworks and the future of JavaScript.
  • There's a special place in your heart for jQuery but you have moved on to MVC-like frameworks such as Angular or React and functional programming toolsets like Underscore/Lo-dash.
  • You understand how to modularize large JavaScript projects and handle project dependencies.
  • You cannot fathom deploying code without continuous integration. We use Jenkins but any similar CI experience works.
  • You are detail-oriented, methodical and practical, and work well with others
  • You function well in a fast-paced, informal environment where constant change is the norm and the bar for quality is set high.
  • You focus on building operations friendly apps that can be deployed and managed with ease
  • Comfortable acting a "full-stack" engineer, capable of delivering operations-friendly solutions from server to browser and devices.
About Us
We are a small, collegial group, full of smart and helpful people, with a prankster bone. Come, impress us with your github contributions, take charge of your career and help us transform the Utility Industry.
Analyze, design develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for commercial or end user applications. Writes code, completes programming and performs testing and debugging of applications.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will specify, design and implement major changes to existing software architecture. Create new architecture for a moderate size product or a portion of a major product. Build and execute unit tests and unit test plans. Review integration and regression test plans created by QA. Communicate with QA and porting engineering to ensure consistency, testability and portability across products in general.

Provide leadership and expertise in the development of new products/services/processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology. Recommends and justifies major changes to existing products/services/processes. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 or more years of software engineering or related experience.

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