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24 May 2022

Full-Time Junior Developer

Geocaching HQ – Posted by BrynOursland Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

About Geocaching HQ

We are the global headquarters for the game of geocaching. Our mission (and yours should you choose to accept it) is to inspire outdoor adventure, exploration, and community. Our products enable a worldwide community of geocachers to make every location an adventure and everyone an explorer.

At Geocaching HQ, we strive to be the best place our employees have ever worked. We foster a workplace rooted in compassion and candor, and we invite you to join us!

What you’ll do:

As a contributing member of our developer team, you will:

  • Develop highly scalable and maintainable services and UI components
  • Write clean code that is fully supportive of modern unit and integration test patterns
  • Solve complex technical problems in a collaborative environment, providing guidance to others as appropriate
  • Follow an Agile software development methodology using Kanban or Scrum
  • Adhere to the architectural design and patterns established by the team
  • Understand how implementation decisions impact IT and performance on our infrastructure

Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience as a hands-on developer using recent Microsoft technologies such as C#, SQL, and the .NET framework
  • Proficient with ASP.NET, MVC, REST, Web API, and scalable service-oriented service architectures
  • A solid understanding and dedication to quality approaches such as peer reviews, pair programming, unit testing, and continuous delivery.
  • Willingness to adapt quickly to new and changing technical environments
  • Passionate about sharing your knowledge and talents with the team
  • Have an understanding of and capability to write jQuery, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience with Next.js, React, VB .NET,  Agile environments, JIRA, and cloud technologies  a plus

Behaviors

  • Lead by example and exemplify our values– effectiveness, authenticity, and passion– in actions and behaviors
  • Superb communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Exhibit tact and proper judgment under pressure and in sensitive situations
  • Desire to learn and a “quick study” with new concepts, systems, and technologies
  • Self-directed and open to coaching/feedback
  • Use independent judgment to plan, organize, and prioritize workload

Physical Demands and Work Environment:  

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the only duties, responsibilities, and qualifications for this job. Incumbents may be required to follow any additional related instructions, acquire related job skills, and perform other related work as required.

Geocaching HQ embraces a diverse and inclusive workplace. Authenticity is one of our company core values and we strive to celebrate our differences. We encourage everyone to apply.

Some of our current benefits & perks!

  • Comprehensive benefits package: medical, dental, vision, FSA (health and dependent care), and life & disability insurance.
  • 401k retirement plan: traditional and/or ROTH, plus employer match and immediate vesting.
  • Healthy work/life balance: generous PTO (120 hours in the first year) and 12 holidays, wellness & social events with virtual options, unlimited access to our Employee Assistance Program, regular team lunches, and more.
  • Free Geocaching Premium Membership (plus one for a friend!) to cache to your heart’s content.
  • Sabbatical every 7 years.
  • Free lift tickets or reimbursement towards recreational activities.
  • On-site gear closet so you can enjoy the great outdoors.
  • ORCA cards and commuter benefits.
  • Professional development budget tailored to your learning & growth — not in the cookie-cutter “one size fits all” approach.
  • Employer donation matching program.

How to Apply

Please apply on our careers site: https://www.geocaching.com/careers/?gh_jid=5132161003

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: .net, C++, REST, and sql.

Job expires in 56 days.

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