Full Stack Programmer

Location: New York, NY  [Hybrid]
Category: Technology
Employment Type: Contract
Job ID: 11943
Date Added: 11/20/2022

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Title: Full Stack Programmer
Location: Must be able to be on-site in NYC
Type: 1+ year contract with potential to hire FT down the road

Our client is looking to bring on a Full Stack Programmer for a long term project involved in migrating the front-end of their legacy systems from Access to a web application hosted on AWS.

– Must have experience with React.js and Flask (or comparable)
– Expert knowledge in Python
– Plus, but not required, experience with cloud technology (specifically AWS)
– SQL Server
– UI experience

 

The Developer will be involved in a long term migration project, which entails migrating a legacy system with a front end in MS Access forms and VBA. Their responsibilities will include rewriting the existing forms to a React/Flask based web application that will be deployed to AWS, as well as providing input on a new and updated user interface for the application. They will also be involved in rewriting our existing VBA framework to Python.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with clients to develop the overall look and design of an application or website
  • Produce, maintain and modify user applications using React and Flask
  • Create tools that enhance the user’s experience
  • Test for ease of use, speed and other quality factors
  • Fix any issues or bugs that arise
  • Provide technical subject matter expertise to software development teams responsible for system designs.
  • Responsible for quality control of all development deliverables.
  • Develop, maintain and implement standards and methodologies for software development.
  • Estimate development effort in support of project requests, based on documentation provided.
  • Create Wireframe when needed for review
  • Perform other related duties as required.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a directly related field

REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS:

Required Technology Skills

  • Expert in Front End Development and Python. Proficient in React, Javascript, Typescript, Bootstrap
  • Understanding of key design principles
  • Ability to use customer input to create functional, creative and user-friendly UI’s
  • Analytical with high attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • Experience with Git, or a similar VCS
  • Experience analyzing/tuning performance
  • Ability to work onsite five days a week (NYC based)

Nice To Have Technology Skills

  • Prior experience with a legacy system migration
  • Awareness/familiarity of Containerization using Docker, Docker Engine using an orchestration system like Kubernetes/Openshift
  • Experience with Excel in Python
  • Experience with VBA

Other Skills

  • Initiative to establish a strong technological foundation for the migration project.
  • Proven expertise troubleshooting and solution design for complex issues.
  • Ensure best practice use of applications by keeping abreast with emerging technologies to ensure optimal performance of the applications.
  • Strong emphasis on code quality.
  • Experience developing on a full project life cycle, from requirements to delivery.
  • Ability to advise and educate the existing development team on newly implemented technology.