About the Organization 

 

Higg Co is a technology company that delivers, implements, and supports the Higg Index for consumer goods industries.  Developed by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, the Higg Index is a suite of tools that enables brands, retailers, and facilities of all sizes — at every stage in their sustainability journey — to accurately measure and score a company or product’s sustainability performance. The Higg Index delivers a holistic overview that empowers businesses to make meaningful improvements that protect the well-being of factory workers, local communities, and the environment.  

 

Job Description 

 
The Senior Full-stack Developerwill work with product management and a globally distributed technical team to develop architectural models for customer-facing web applications which meet current and future needs of the organization in an innovative, consistent, efficient, sustainable, flexible, and agile manner. The applicant should have a strong development background in large scale enterprise product/applications, systems integration, package implementation, and interactive design. 

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Highly proficient in NodeJS and have been using it in recent projects 

  • Excellent understanding of database technologies, CouchDB and ElasticSearch a plus 

  • 7+ years of experience in web application development, front and back end 

  • Proficient with web application and web API best practices 

  • Deep understanding in vanilla Javascript and Typescript 

  • Experience building well-structured supporting libraries and enforcing clear separation of concerns 

  • Demonstrated experience developing customer-facing production applications with high traffic 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and eager to contribute to the teamreview PRsand mentor junior developers. 

  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment  

 

Requirements and General Skills: 

  • Highly proficient in web technologies and protocols including core HTTP, REST, Databases, HTML5, CSS3, SPA, JavaScript and/or Typescript frameworks and JSON 

  • Experience in developing web-applications utilizing Angular 2+, Typescript and Angular CLI 

  • Deep experience with REST web services 

  • Experience building responsive web design concepts on multiple projects 

  • Clear understanding of browser behavior and compatibility, cross-browser issues and solutions, and coding for search engine optimization 

  • Must be able to quickly grasp the application’s overarching design and ensure development is executed in accordance with the present design 

  • Experience in taking proof of concepts to technical design to enterprise-grade rollout 

  • Excellent knowledge of standard development processes and agile methodologies 

  • Experience with GIT and the ability to determine the approach in handling code branching and merging