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Principal JavaScript Developer

Seattle, WA
We’re working with one of our favorite long term clients in the renewable energy space, seeking a passionate Principal Engineer to lead a team responsible for the technology, architecture, and full software development life cycle of their core platform.   As a principal, and working across multiple small teams and in close collaboration with the VP Engineering, this engineer will work fullstack using the MERN stack to establish the foundation for the company’s next level of growth.
Our ideal candidate has at least 15 years of experience in software development with expertise in JavaScript including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model, experience designing and consuming RESTful APIs, experience contributing significantly to design and architecture, and coaching and mentoring other developers.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Serve as key technical leader in close cooperation with VP of Engineering, while maintaining individual coding responsibilities at a high level of performance
  • Design both client-side and server-side architectures with a focus on the server-side system and API layer
  • Work with the product owners and the development team to create well-crafted software
  • Mentor junior team members on techniques, technology, and mindset
  • Promote a cross-team culture of accountability, customer obsession, and quality focus
  • Drive creation and adoptions of standards for development and maintenance of technology solutions
  • Create proofs of concept
  • 15+ years of experience delivering commercial products and services at scale
  • 3+ years of experience driving and managing technical and architectural dependencies
  • 4+ years experience Javascript
  • 4+ years experience Node
  • 3+ years total experience experience with MongoDB (or alternatives, including Postgres, CouchDB, Cassandra, DynamoDB, or others)
  • 2+ years experience React
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering
We pay very competitively and have excellent healthcare and other benefits. This is a remote consulting opportunity, recruiting within the US only. Unfortunately, at this time we are not able to provide sponsorship for employment and request no agency submissions. Thank you!
We're Rooster Park, and we're a boutique consulting and recruiting agency obsessed with finding the right fits for a small set of partners. You can learn more at http://www.roosterpark.com/. Hope to hear from you!
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