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Full-Stack Developer

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Nov 29, 2023

Full-Stack Developer

About the Opportunity

Northeastern's Marketing department is looking for a Full-Stack Developer, focused on the front-end, to produce scalable software solutions. You'll be part of a cross-functional team that's responsible for the full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment.

As a Full-Stack Developer, you should be comfortable with both front-end and back-end coding languages, development frameworks and third-party libraries. You should also be a proactive, solutions-oriented team player, reporting to the Director of Digital Experience.

Experience in higher education is not needed, nor is it desired.

This position is based on the Boston campus with the option of one remote day per week.

  • Great understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, React, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Comfortable writing Sass
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
  • Experience building components for Gutenberg
  • A comprehensive portfolio that demonstrates intuitive and compelling work
  • Self-starter with a track record of delivering quality work under deadlines
  • Extraordinary attention to details and craftsmanship
  • Pride in your work, but not tied to ego
  • Natural collaborator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with and help other developers on the team on their projects
  • Portfolio items that can be reviewed
  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 2+ years of experience working with WordPress
  • Proven experience as a Full-Stack Developer or similar role
  • Familiarity with the Gutenberg framework
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery)
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g. C#, Java, Python) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Node.js)
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB), web servers (e.g. Apache) and UI/UX design
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • An analytical mind
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with development teams and product managers to ideate software solutions
  • Design client-side and server-side architecture
  • Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design
  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications
  • Write effective APIs
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software
  • Create security and data protection settings
  • Build features and components with a mobile responsive design
  • Write technical documentation
  • Work with data scientists and analysts to improve software
  • Participating in the design and creation of scalable software
  • Writing clean, functional code on the front- and back-end
  • Testing and fixing bugs or other coding issues

Position Type

Information Technology

Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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