Jr. UI Developer
Position Title: Junior Digital Developer
Day to Day:
Our client is looking for 1 Junior Developer for their office in Northwest Houston, but this position includes possible work location flexibility if commute is a challenge. This will be a 6 month contract to hire position; candidate must have desire to convert to a perm employee. This developer will be working with more senior counterparts to create a cutting edge digital experience including multiple digital channels, primarily a new portal experience. This portal will include basic functionality like renewal, viewing usage, paying bills, etc., but also enable interactions with connected homes and predictive analytics. This individual will need a creative “hacking” mindset with an open mind to discover what is possible in a world connected by APIs. On a daily basis, this developer will attend daily stand up meetings, do a lot of heads down coding, rapid prototyping, and work with business users to talk through what the technology can do for them. In addition, they will participate in backlog refinement (requirements analysis) and demoing prototypes and proofs-of-concept with the marketing team.
Working understanding of Mode-View-Controller and/or Model-View-View-Model design patterns.
1-2+ years of experience with C#, Java, or C++; i.e. a C-based object oriented programming; with strong desire to learn C#.
1-2+ years of experience with T/SQL and/or PL/SQL with procedural programming
½+ years of experience with RESTful APIs & JSON data
Excellent communication and collaboration soft skills
Passion for creating an innovative, useful customer experience
Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and see what is possible with web, API & connected home technologies.
Bachelor’s degree in Comp Sci related engineering degree
-Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
-Previous experience working in collaboration with the marketing department of a retail focused commodity or non-commodity based company.
-NoSQL database experience and/or working with BSON data
technology can do for them. In addition, they will participate in backlog refinement (requirements analysis) and demoing prototypes and proofs-of-concept with the marketing team.