Full Stack Software Developer–Interactive Team - Firespring (posted 3/23)

Looking for a new gig? You’re in luck.

Firespring, one of Nebraska’s fastest-growing companies, is looking for a tech-savvy, fast-movin’ Full Stack Software Developer to join our Interactive team in Lincoln. In corporate speak, we provide an unmatched range of integrated print, creative, website and IT solutions in addition to subscription-based software and turnkey marketing tools. But nobody gets excited about corporate speak, so here’s the real scoop.

-Located in Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, we bask in the Silicon Prairie.
-Firespring only hires passionate, ambitious people—the type that will “bring it” every day.
-We work hard, we play harder.
-Once a year, we shave our heads together. (An optional activity, of course.)
-Inc. Magazine named Firespring one of the “50 Best Workplaces” in America. We like them too.
-We love to give back to the community. In fact, every full-time Firespringer receives a paid day off every month to volunteer for a nonprofit organization of their choice.
-We serve nearly 8,000 brands, businesses and nonprofits in all 50 states and 11 countries across six continents. I guess you can say we get around.

That’s the skinny on who we are. Now we want to tell you about who we’re looking for.

Job Description

Interactive Full Stack Software Developer—pretty straight forward, don’t you think?

But Firespring looks for something different in the developers we hire for our Interactive Team. In addition to producing some stellar code, our developers work in a highly collaborative environment. Our average day is spent coding, interacting, laughing (probably at Jeff) and exceeding the expectations of our clients. Working with our custom development team you’ll create web sites, web applications and mobile apps for a wide variety of clients. In our opinion, that’s the perfect workplace.

If you agree, read on.


-Collaboration is huge. If you're a team player, let's talk.
-We value innovative web programming and interactive development. If you have the skills, be ready to prove it.
-Do you have a borderline unhealthy knowledge of Ruby On Rails, PHP and related technologies (Javascript, Postgresql, Sass, etc)? If so, that's a good thing. Familiarity with Git and Linux will also help you fit in.
-Object orientation and object inheritance models are like second nature to you.
-You're experienced in using CSS3, HTML(5) and Javascript to enhance the world around you.
-You're cozy with various coding frameworks such as Sinatra, RSpec, jQuery, Angular, and React.
-In the fight against perfection paralysis, you give your absolute best to meet deadlines, yet you’re still willing to release your project into the wild when the time comes.
-You’re not a fool. You know constant learning is the key to staying on top, and you’re not afraid to learn a few new things.


-Experience with mobile applications, either hybrid using Cordova, Ionic 2, React Native, etc. or native development is also awesome.
-DevOps skills are a plus.
-Experience with other languages / frameworks: React, Python, CoffeeScript, TypeScript, KRPano, Three.js, Crafty.js, D3.
-Experience with Rails e-commerce using Spree is welcomed, too.

Compensation and Benefits

-Salary—You don’t need to go to the grocery store to bring home the bacon. We reward candidates who wow us by offering competitive pay.
-Vacation—Paid holidays are a no brainer, but how does unlimited, paid vacation sound? Too good to be true? It’s not. Salaried employees of Firespring are encouraged to take what they need when it comes to vacation and sick time.
-401(k)—Your dad preached about the importance of saving. Now we’re helping you get it done. Firespring provides professional financial advisors who will help you make a plan and guide your investments.
-Fun—Millions of people go to work, punch the clock from 8 to 5 and hate every moment of it—that’s not the case here. We have an indoor slide, a game room that includes shuffleboard, a pool table, a foosball table, a ping pong table and more. To put it mildly, we’re serious about having fun.
-Miscellaneous Benefits—Not all benefits are about the Benjamins, baby. Some of the things you’ll enjoy while working here include unlimited soda, tea, lemonade and beer. And don’t worry about your duds—business-casual is the dress code here. Still looking to make your cubicle-shackled friends jealous of your new gig? Our company-wide social and recreational activities are sure to do just that.

Ready to come aboard? Please apply via the link provided...

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