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Power Auctions, LLC
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The Power Auctions software team works closely with the world's leading experts on auction design, implementing innovative ideas from an academic environment in real-world applications of high economic and social impact. For example, we are currently helping the government of Botswana to sell diamonds mined in the country directly to diamond dealers, for a market price determined in a fair, transparent, and efficient auction.

We are currently looking for software developers with Ember experience to join our team. We value well-structured JavaScript code, so are looking for candidates who have worked with recent versions of Ember and/or React, specifically using Native Classes and TypeScript. All of our code is test-driven because our solutions have to be correct.

You will be collaborating with our Project Management & QA teams to develop new software for different auction designs and customers. You may be asked to implement a set of mathematical equations or design a complex workflow. You may also be asked to interface directly with our customers at their sites to understand their requirements.

Power Auctions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage candidates from underrepresented minorities to submit resumes for consideration. Please note that this position does require U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency.

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • 3+ years of web development experience (HTML/CSS/JS/backend)

  • 3+ years of experience using JavaScript and TDD

  • Experience developing or familiarity with Ember or React applications, including using Native Classes and TypeScript

  • Proficiency with a Unix command line interface

  • Solid oral and written English communication skills and ability to express complex ideas clearly and succinctly in writing

  • Enthusiasm to work in a fast-paced and dynamically changing environment

  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision

  • Ability and patience to pay attention to detail

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Optional Experience related to our toolset

  • A degree in computer science or mathematics or related field

  • Experience building a production Ember 3 application

  • Experience testing with Mirage

  • Experience working with a Rails API

  • Experience working with Elixir

  • Experience with AWS and Docker

  • Experience with git

  • Experience with data modeling

  • Experience building complex systems

  • Has or can obtain a security clearance

What is your Interview process like?

  • Initial screening with technical lead

  • Technical and process discussion with other front-end developers, which may involve walking through some code

  • Non-technical discussion with a manager

What efforts are you making in terms of increasing diversity & inclusion within your company?

We have a stated goal of increasing the diversity of our development team. We believe that we get a greater world view with people of all different backgrounds.

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