Web Application Developer

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Otreva is looking for a rockstar web engineer who can work front end and back end in an MVC framework. That means you live and breathe database driven websites. We are looking for someone who understands that creating strong platforms that can connect with multiple social networks and is device agnostic is part of the every day life of a developer now.

Position open only to individuals willing to work in Northeast PA ONLY!

Must Haves

  • 1-3 years of experience working in a popular PHP Web Framework (Zend, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Symfony, etc.) & Object-Oriented PHP
  • HTML5 and CSS3 (SASS Experience a +)
  • Grunt / Node.js Experience
  • Javascript, jQuery, AJAX
  • Basic Linux command line familiarity
  • Git versioning experience
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation
  • Comfortable integrating any RESTful API
  • Must be able to competently code front-end (HTML, CSS, Javascript) {Will have mock-ups to code from}
  • Must feel comfortable in a team-based, entrepreneurial, and hard-working culture
  • Must have a self-starting personality who is unafraid to display initiative and innovation

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain Public APIs and applications for reliability, security, manageability, scalability, and performance; provide technical expertise in the areas of architecture, design, and implementation.
  • Addition of features to existing products.
  • Assist in the testing and debugging of software.
  • Optimize existing code and database queries.
  • Assist in the project planning, code and database design.
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies and trends

Nice to have:

  • Experience building emails with cross-client fluidity
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, Python & Java
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Please include the following:

  • A link to your online portfolio or attach your portfolio after following the link below.
  • Why you are interested in this position and what makes you unique?

Show us what you’ve got!

  • Have a resume or portfolio you want to upload? (docx, doc, pdf, indd, ai, eps, jpg only)


Front-end Web Developer Position

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Otreva is looking for an experienced front-end web developer to join our Jessup, PA based team. We need someone who is ready to jump in and get involved with every aspect of the product development process all the way from conception of the new features to collaborating with our entire team to ensure the proper implementation of the design prior to launch.

What you’ll be doing.

  • Giving technical feedback on concepts.
  • Designing products and applications throughout their life cycle.
  • Developing new products and applications.
  • Iterating on existing applications.
  • Improve on server operations.

What skills are we looking for?

  • You take a user-centered approach to design with deep understanding of information architecture, interaction and usability best practices.
  • Impeccable attention to detail.
  • Ability to empathize with a variety of different types of users.
  • Master of HTML5 & CSS3.
  • Understanding of responsive design
  • Highly¬†Proficient with JavaScript and AJAX ¬†- Static pages are boring.
  • Proficient in at least one of our supported server-side languages : PHP, Java, or RoR.
  • Understanding of a full web stack from web servers to relational databases. We prefer LAMP for most projects.
  • Excellent coding skills and a track record of getting stuff done. (We need to see some tangible examples of your work)
  • Proven skills: self-motivating, self-directing, and aggressively communicative.

Bonus Skills:

  • Proficient working in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop & Illustrator)
  • Experience with user testing

We always have opportunities to prototype applications on other platforms. Any iOS, Android, or browser plugin experience is a plus!

Does this sound like you? Let’s talk.