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83378 / Front End and Back End Developers
Open Systems International, Inc.

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12/17/2012
Afternext (www.afternext.com) is a Minneapolis based startup agency devoted to changing the way we use and interact with the Internet through various web applications. We are a well-funded creation tank with decades of experience in data acquisition, software development, advertising and marketing amongst its founders. If you are a motivated, committed, agile-minded and creative developer, apply today to join our team.

Front End Developer
Responsibilities:
• Work with UX/UI designers and the technology team to create wireframes for new website and mobile applications.
• Rapid prototyping and user testing for new website features.
• Architect the front-end structure and methodologies.
• Establish agile UI development standards and best practices.
• Conduct cross-browser testing and mobile compatibility.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Web Development/Design or related field, or equivalent experience
• 3-4 years of web development experience
• Expert knowledge of HTML and CSS
• Expert knowledge of object-oriented javascript development, including DOM scripting, AJAX, jQuery, JSON, and REST
• Expert knowledge of standards compliance and cross-browser/mobile compatibility
• Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
• PHP programming experience a plus
• Working knowledge of source code management tools (Git, SVN, etc.)
• Familiarity with the following:
o Web Browser Add-ons/Extensions
o Facebook Connect/Notifications
o Google Toolkits
o OAuth/OpenID Connect
o yii Framework
o Issue tracking tools (such as Jira)
o Mobile/Tablet UI development
o iPad/iPhone development
o Social Media Integration (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
• Startup experience a plus

Back End Developer
Responsibilities:
• Work as a key member of the development team to execute innovative designs.
• Contribute creatively to the design and development process.
• Produce code from the ground up that utilizes cutting-edge techniques and is portable across browsers and devices.
• Be involved in projects from brainstorm to delivery.
• Design, implement, and maintain web application and infrastructure components.
• Code highly efficient and scalable software.
• Solve complex scalability, platform, and integration problems.
• Learn new paradigms, languages and libraries as you work.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
• Minimum 7 years development experience
• 3-4 years of web development experience
• Strong knowledge and experience with: PHP, Javascript
• Experience building and consuming RESTful APIs
• Experience developing software for Linux
• Solid understanding of Object-oriented architecture
• Solid understanding of SQL, including schema design, Stored Procedures, Indexes, Functions, Triggers, Constraints
• Advanced knowledge of web design and layout
• Agile/Scrum development experience
• Solid analytical/problem solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
• Familiar with the following:
o Experience using Amazon Web Services
o Experience developing in a high traffic, consumer Internet environment
o Experience with Machine Learning tools
o Experience using Yii Framework
o Web Browser Add-ons/Extensions
o Security best practices to prevent against SQL Injection and other attacks

Please forward your electronic portfolio, resume, cover letter and any salary expectations via email to: jobs@afternext.com
Include the following Reference Job Code in your EMAIL Subject Line: AN1-12

If you are unable to apply electronically, please send your resume with appropriate job code to:

afternext, Human Resources
4101 Arrowhead Drive
Medina, MN 55340

afternext is an Equal Opportunity Employer.