Technical Manager - Development (Backend, Node)

CoStar Group
Washington, DC
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Full Time
Technical Manager - Development (Backend, Node)Job DescriptionThe mobile engineers at Costar have a direct impact on highly visible applications that touch thousands of users daily. You are an integral part of an innovative and passionate team where your ideas will flourish and you will influence the $11 trillion commercial real estate industry - join us in changing the way the world of commercial real estate does business!We are looking for an energetic, passionate leader to build our BFF services to power our mobile applications. You will manage the execution of service layer projects and own the project end to end leading to the successful launch of the apps to our consumers.About YouA love for Javascript and node.js. You get excited by building robust and performant services using node.js and Javascript.A desire to learn and share. You enjoy learning technology and architecture advancements in node.js and share with the team. The thought of diving into challenges and bleeding edge technology excites you!A passion for quality. You want to be part of the team that produces highest quality restful web services using SOLID architecture patterns and clean code principles!Love for People You love leading and managing a passionate team of node.js Engineers. You value teamwork and taking initiative.Love being hands on. You love building node.js services and don't hesitate to get your hands dirty with designing and implementing services using node.js.Agent of change. Excited about continuous improvement, love innovation, evolve processes and look for new ways of doing things to deliver business and customer value.The role Hire an awesome team!Lead, mentor, and support awesome team of Node.js EngineersBe responsible for advancing technology adoption and delivering highest quality web services for consumption by Mobile apps.Be responsible for managing the execution of BFF service development from concept to delivery for each sprintBe the evangelist for clean architecture, maintainable software and consistent design patternsWork well in fast paced and Agile development environment and drive continuous improvementsDrive automated unit and UI tests50% of time spent codingKeep an eye on emerging technologies to identify opportunities, trends, and best practices that can be used to strengthen CoStar's technology platform and development practicesOwn scrum ceremonies such as sprint planning, sprint review and retrospective.Interface with product development and QAConduct performance reviewsSkills3+ years' experience managing and leading a team of Node.js/Javascript developersStrong knowledge of Node.js and Express frameworkBachelor's degree in computer science or related field (or comparable experience)5+ years' experience building high performance and scalable services using Node.js and Javascript.Stay on top of project from concept to release to deliver engaging experience*LI-SV1CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

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