Senior Software Engineer (Director Level) Posted By: Admin    2015-May-29

Weedmaps Media Inc. - Irvine, CA
Weedmaps is the largest cannabis technology company in the world, and we want you! 

We are looking for a Director Level Senior Software Engineer to join our team in designing and implementing high-quality, leading-edge tools to enhance internal business processes and provide technology-based global solutions. We are seeking an experienced back-end developer to work closely with our engineering team to translate their creations into elegant, fast, responsive websites and web applications. The ideal candidate is an individual who thrives on new challenges, possesses a strong web back-end development background, and has the ability to work in a highly dynamic environment. 

Primary Responsibilities:
Work as part of a team to design and deploy phenomenal web applications and platforms 

Design and implement elegant and scalable APIs and web services 

Develop and deploy distributed PHP and RoR applications to AWS using Chef 

Work closely with Product Management, Sales and Marketing to enhance the user experience 

Help to lead the design, implementation and deployment of new features to improve the speed and functionality of our web applications 

Design and implement custom development and interfaces for our products 

Work with the latest tools and frameworks to build complex user interfaces, some of which may require you to stretch the boundaries of existing technology sets 

Write clean, robust code that adheres to defined standards and raises the bar with respect to quality

Develop new and effective interactive design solutions on time and in scope 

Collaborate with development team to deliver on new business initiatives and platform enhancements 

Assist in developing methodologies, standards and best practices for the group 

Research and recommend appropriate interactive technologies 

Develop reusable code libraries 

Conduct code walkthroughs and quality assurance with development teams 

Ensure consistent branding across all design and development projects 

Work closely with marketing team to support marketing initiatives 

Work closely with project manager to ensure timely delivery of web projects 

Participate in daily and weekly reviews 

Key Performance Indicators 

Deadlines – Work to tight deadlines without compromising integrity of work 

Accuracy – Produce accurate, high-quality work within corporate brand guidelines and standards 

Innovation – Develop and enhance current web technology 

Impact – Understanding work impact on lead generation, and engagement 

Turnaround – Standard project turn around time from concept to completion 

Iterations – Average number of approval rounds 

Skills & Requirements 

10+ years’ experience designing and delivering scalable back-ends 

Development of high quality, back-end code following industry standards and best practices 

Back-end or full stack development on MVC frameworks such as Rails or Zend 

Experience developing for cloud services such as AWS 

Experience writing code in languages, such as PHP, Ruby, C++, C#, Java and Javascript 

Experience with search engine platforms such as Solr or Elastic Search 

Strong problem-solving skills in all areas of web development including the debugging of web back-end code 

Working knowledge of responsive design principles 

Excellent general programming skills and understanding of OO concepts 

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 

Able to work independently in a fast-paced, start-up environment with minimal supervision 

To apply for this position please email careers@weedmaps.com 

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