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Sr. Developer/Squad Leader

Melbourne, Australia

Company Description

The X-Team is a league of worldwide Web superheroes. We are one of the most trusted teams on the planet, with the most extraordinary people you've yet to meet.

For the past decade, we have helped some of the largest brands in the world (FOX, Rogers, Twitter, Microsoft, etc.) make remarkable websites, mobile apps and games -- all driven by innovation, creativity and incredible, unmatched talent.

We believe everyone is a hero, even if they don't know it yet. What are your superpowers? Join us and we'll help you unleash your talent and maximize your potential.

 

Job Description

We need passionate lead developers (or Squad Leaders as we call them) with an inherent ability to lead, communicate and envision the future for one of the world’s largest entertainment brands. Sounds epic, no? It is, and now is the time for you to take the journey with us.

  • Your primary role is to represent our global dev teams on a daily basis, on the ground and in the trenches with a client. You’re the one our client sees and collaborates with every day, the person they know they can trust to go to whenever they need anything. From the start of a project to the end, you’ll be there to help coordinate and lead a team of developers to the finish line.

  • Work closely with client Product Owners to define technical requirements, give recommendations, communicate dev team’s daily progress, help support the dev team with coding as needed, and ultimately take the ownership of client projects and see them through.

  • Discover opportunities for improvement in the team’s development process.

  • Lead development on prototypes and tools to improve workflow, code quality, features, etc.

Qualifications

Here are the superpowers we’re looking for:


General

    • SVN and/or git experience
    • Understanding of MVC

Front-end:

      • HTML/CSS/JS

      • LESS

      • Responsive design (a solid understanding is the bare minimum)

Back-end:

      • PHP

Project management:

      • Scrum

      • Agile development methodologies

*Nice to Haves:

      • Show an interest in node.js, Backbone.js, or anything awesome.

Additional Information

Put simply: We’re not just looking for an awesome developer; we’re looking for people who believe in our values of trust and generosity and have incredible team spirit. We’re from the future, and our partners need true heroes to help guide them there. Ready to unleash your hero within?