Our digital advertising client is looking for a Senior Web Developer to join their Boston Digital Production team.
The Senior Web Developer is tasked with creating and improving well-organized, robust code with maintainability and portability in mind while bringing their deep understanding of the most innovative technologies out there to bear on the agency's creative product.
Experience in an agency environment (advertising or digital-only) is extremely important, if not mandatory. Bonus points if it was in an integrated environment doing work across all types of media, online and offline. Helping to maintain and build site infrastructures in AWS will be an area of focus, so experience with site architecting and AWS is preferred.
- Ability to estimate work with accuracy for yourself and other members of the team.
- Ability to lead a project or work as a supportive team member.
- Ability to present new ideas, concepts, and technologies to groups outside of development.
- A desire and ability to use technology to drive creativity.
- A desire to find creative ways say "yes" to ideas and to contribute your own
- 3+ years of experience required.
- Professional experience with Ruby on Rails and/or other backend languages.
- Deep understanding of server architecture and infrastructure with platforms like AWS and Heroku.
- Knowledge of MVC architecture and how it relates to server and client side web development.
- Experience creating, as well as consuming, JSON-based APIs.
- Understanding of databases and data modeling/design techniques is required.
- Well versed in Git and a good understanding of how to work on large projects with multiple people committing code in-tandem.
- Experience with Linux operating systems is required, as this role is required to handle information across several servers simultaneously.
- Agency or startup experience, or experience in another creatively charged, collaborative environment.
ONLY CANDIDATES CURRENTLY LIVING IN OR WILLING TO RELOCATE TO BOSTON PLEASE. UNFORTUNATELY, SPONSORSHIP OF ANY KIND IS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.