What you'll be doing
Developing intranets, web and mobile applications, designing/building reports and extending our social intranet platform. You'll also be reviewing code and providing technical oversight to our team. Assisting other team members and working one-on-one with our PM to ensure software is built to the high standards our clients expect. We work with big datasets and need your help developing new ways of slicing, dicing, and visualizing information, and helping us build collaboration tools that our clients love.
Where you'll be doing it
Our office is located in Issaquah, WA and will require you to be on-site Monday-Friday. No remote work requests please.
How to Apply
We would like more information about you in addition to your resume, portfolio and compensation requirements. This will help us to identify exceptional candidates. To apply, please take a look at the scenario and questions below. This isn't homework: there is not a right or wrong answer, and essays are not necessary (just a quick sentence or two should work!)
Please answer the seven questions below with the following scenario: You have a greenfield web development project with a team of 6 other developers.
What is your ideal stack?
What project management processes and tools would you want to implement?
Which part of a new project would you be most excited to work on? What would you not be looking forward to?
What developer tools do you like to use?
What skills and traits do you value most in a developer?
Do you think your biggest contribution as a team leader would be your technical skills, or your people skills?
What is the biggest challenge in leading a team?
Skills you must have
2+ years of Software Development with a company
HTML5, Â CSS
Strong RMDBS knowledge including MySQL & Microsoft SQL
Comfortable mashing up a variety of technologies, web services and APIs
Ability to troubleshoot, debug and resolve product issues as they arise
Ability to work in a team environment and approach challenges with a problem solving, can-do, positive attitude
Front-end frameworks (Angular, Knockout)
NoSQL (CouchDB, MongoDB, etc.)
Doesn't hurt to have the following skills/experience
LESS CSS and/or SASS
Strong User Interface (UI) skills
Experience with unit testing
Good design instincts
Cloud computing, Amazon Web Services, Virtual Machines, VMWare, etc.
A good sense of social networking tools and interfaces
Active in social media, blogging
A taste for good Whiskey
Good personal hygiene (and a sense of humor)
Know the airspeed velocity of a unladen swallow
Why you'll want to work with us
Flexible work hours
Generous vacation policy
Health Insurance plan
Work-life balance. We've got personal lives and we suspect you'd like to as well.
Easy-going environment. Companies talking about "fast-paced environments" are really saying that "we're in over our heads".
We're small. You'll be an important part of the business.
We're stable and profitable. Your position isn't dependent on the company obtaining another round of VC money.
Have an impact. We help our clients solve real problems and get to see the results of our efforts.
We are growing in a fast, yet stable way. There is a lot of room for growth.
We always have good beers on tap and a nice selection of Whiskey.
Go ahead and bring your small/medium sized pet. We love animals!
Go ahead and wear a hoodie. We don't care what you wear, just what you can do and how you do it.
Who you'll be working with
We help companies large and small solve tough problems by developing custom software, create high-tech global events, and provide support for humans that use computers.
Atomic is located in Issaquah, Washington. We work with a variety of clients--everything from Fortune 500 companies to local small businesses--to help leverage technology and data. We're constantly working on new and interesting projects: might be a mobile app to streamline inventory processes, developing reports that help our clients identify opportunities, creating document management tools, integrating social media components into websites, webcasting an event, or developing tools for a major eSports project. You can find out more about Atomic here
IMPORTANT - No phone calls please. No recruiters or agencies please. No remote work requests.