Medford, Ma

Software Engineer

EDUCATION

BS in Computer Science or related field is preferred

EXPERIENCE

2+

PREFERRED SKILLS

HTML / CSS

PHP / MySql

Javascript / jQuery

Magento

WordPress

Git / Development Operations

Shopify

Laravel

Amazon Web Services / Hosting

JOB DESCRIPTION

Trellis is looking for hard working, motivated and deadline driven individual to join our growing team. Multiple years of expertise in developing complex applications using, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL proficiency while maintaining W3C coding practices a must or similar equivalent. Qualified candidates should also have an understanding of the entire web development process, including requirements gathering, design, development and development operations.

This is a mid level position that allows you to share your valuable experience with a team of developers and while working on exciting projects based on platforms such as Magento, Shopify, the most popular CMS WordPress, Laravel, other e-commerce websites, and more.

We are a fast growing eCommerce agency that is also building a combination of products to compliment our agency services. Trellis is a young company that has extremely high expectations of all employees and future growth as a company. As a technology startup in the Boston area we are looking for a candidate that wants to become a long-term part of an up and coming company with high valuation potential.

Our software engineers are responsible for interpreting and executing designs correctly; therefore they must be able to effectively communicate with the creative team and occasionally with clients. Other vital soft skills in the job description include the ability to solve problems and adapt quickly to new web design and web application trends.

Minimum requirements:

  • Demonstrated web development skills (e.g., through a portfolio of work, storyboards, technical diagrams, etc.)
  • Proficiency in the following languages: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Ajax, MySQL
  • Experience with Git and basic command line functions
  • Familiarity with SCSS and creating custom mixins
  • Understanding of web site hosting and server technology
  • Familiarity with process flow charting, wire frames, mockups, site maps
  • Love of learning, and ability to work with minimal supervision or training
  • Team player willing to pitch in for the greater good
  • Comfortable with MVC frameworks
  • Permission to work in the US
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
  • Expertise in performance optimization best practices and tools
  • Uses of custom written JavaScript
  • Understanding of OOP
  • A firm grasp of technical SEO best practices

Ideal candidates may also possess strong skills in:

  • System Integration
  • API Integration
  • Magento
  • Shopify
  • Laravel
  • WordPress
  • Custom theme creation in CMS platforms
  • Data Mapping
  • Web server / networking / IT experience

Duties and Expectations

A Full Stack Developer is generally expected to:

  • Develop functional and appealing web applications based on usability
  • Provide website maintenance and enhancements
  • Use a combination of markup languages to write web pages on platforms like Magento, Shopify, and WordPress
  • Perform code review for other frontend developers
  • Research new trends and find ways to improve frontend development operations
  • Write functional requirement documents and specifications
  • Create quality mock-ups and prototypes on tight timelines
  • Assist back-end developers in coding and troubleshooting
  • Create cascading style sheets (CSS) that are consistent across all browsers, platforms and devices
  • Maintain graphic standards and branding throughout the product’s interface
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
  • Promote usability best practices
  • Follow best practice methods for all coding languages, performance optimization and search engine optimization
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