Web Developer

Location / San Francisco, CA, United States

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We’re looking for a creative, enthusiastic Web Developer who’s starting a career in software development. This role is great opportunity for up-and-coming engineers who are still building the skills to contribute on our core engineering team. We will teach you those skills and then promote you to our core team.

What you’ll work on:

As a Web Developer, you’ll add new capabilities to our marketing website ( Built using Rails and Javascript / JQuery, our marketing site introduces customers to Mavenlink. You’ll collaborate with our marketing team to plan new work and put it up on the site.

Additionally, you’ll fold in to our engineering team to add new capabilities to our core service. Pair programming with Mavenlink engineers, you’ll become familiar with the technologies we work with, as well our approach to developing software as a team.

What you’ll learn:

As a Web Developer, you’ll have the chance to apply your skills beyond school projects and side projects, learning how to develop production software on a large codebase in a team environment.

You’ll learn how to …

  • Work in an actual production environment
  • Work in a large codebase
  • Design and execute A/B tests
  • Integrate 3rd-party libraries and APIs
  • Take a design mock, plan out the work, and turn it into a live, interactive webpage
  • Use RSpec and Jasmine to test-drive Ruby/Rails and Javascript code
  • Optimize pages for fast loading times
  • Use advanced CSS animations

Who we’re looking for:

The Web Developer role mixes self-guided work on our marketing site, along with team-oriented work on our core product. Thus, you should be comfortable working solo or as part of a team.

For success in the role, we’re looking for candidates who bring:

  • Familiarity with a backend web environment such as Rails, Django or PHP
  • Good CSS, HTML and Javascript skills
  • Eagerness to learn new languages and frameworks
  • Enthusiasm for pair programming and test-driven development
  • Sharp eye for design details & possibilities
  • Creativity in design and problem solving
  • Time management skills
  • Experience with responsive design
  • Comfort with asking questions and sharing feedback

About Mavenlink

Mavenlink is a Software as a Service platform for running professional services businesses. Our customers include companies like design agencies, architecture firms, and IT consultancies—any company that bills their clients for their time. We help these businesses plan project staffing, deliver projects, manage budgets, and understand company performance.

Founded in 2008, we’re now over 250 employees with strong sales growth. We have a mature, productive startup culture combined with company stability and reliability. Our recent $39M investment round led by Goldman Sachs validated our progress and positioned us for continued success.

Mavenlink is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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