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ColdFusion Developer

The GreatAuPair development team operates in a streamlined, process-oriented environment that is growing to meet current and future business needs. We are looking for a ColdFusion Developer who will be responsible for the development and support of multiple server-side applications in our service portfolio. Your primary focus will be the development, expansion, and support of our existing applications. You will be working with an existing team of senior developers to build out these applications, focusing on the implementation of REST APIs that will be used to support client-side applications while communicating to 3rd party services and database resources on the back end. A thorough understanding of all the components of our platform and infrastructure is required.

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Requirements

This is a remote contract position, convertible to full-time remote work with benefits for the right professional. As a ColdFusion Developer, you must have at least 5 years of progressive experience and responsibility in ColdFusion application development. Candidates must demonstrate high levels of proficiency with:

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following required skills:

  • Proficiency with ColdFusion – both ACF and Lucee
  • Proficiency with Amazon Web Services including SQS, SNS, and others
  • Professional, precise communication skills with the ability to work within a team
  • Deep knowledge of ColdFusion practices, commonly used frameworks and object- oriented design practices
  • Experience creating and communicating with REST based APIs and webhooks
  • Ability to create self-contained, reusable, and testable modules and components
  • Ability to thoroughly test code as well as troubleshoot and resolve defects early
  • Demonstrated ability for strategic problem solving across a wide range of problem areas
  • Strong listening skills with an open minded and team-oriented approach to design and development
  • High level of attention to detail and ability to follow and maintain coding standards to produce clean, readable, and well documented code
  • Implement change requests to improve the GreatAuPair.com user experience
  • Identify and resolve performance issues
  • Implement new functionality
  • Document the status of tasks through JIRA
  • Work with QA to ensure standards are met for all phases of testing
  • Deliver complete server-side application functionality as well as future upgrades and enhancements while ensuring high performance
  • Write tested, idiomatic, and documented ColdFusion code in both tag and script coding styles
  • Coordinate the workflow between the client-side developers, database developers, and yourself

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with Git and GitHub/BitBucket
  • Experience with Atlassian systems, particularly JIRA
  • Demonstrated ability to document workflows and business processes

The ideal candidate will have at least a technical B.A. degree, solid organizational skills, be confident, fast and efficient with all tasks and must be an excellent, open communicator. This is a remote, free-lance position that could lead to a permanent post. You must have your own work space, systems, software and high-speed Internet connection and be familiar working as a critical part of a highly motivated, fast-moving virtual team.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will have solid organizational skills, be confident, fast and efficient with all tasks and must be an excellent, open communicator. You must have your own workspace, systems, software and high-speed Internet connection and be familiar working as a critical part of a highly motivated, fast-moving virtual team. You will be working with our Director of Development, Senior Designer, Senior SQL Developer and Chief Architect. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering a complete server-side application functionality as well as future upgrades and enhancements while ensuring high performance
  • Writing tested, idiomatic, and documented ColdFusion code with experience in both tag and script coding styles
  • Coordinating the workflow between the client-side developers, database developers, and yourself
  • Integrating and communicating with external web services
  • Thoroughly testing your code as well as troubleshooting and resolving defects early
  • Working with QA and other resources to address issues and changes as they arise

In the performance of your role as a ColdFusion Developer, you must also be and/or possess:

  • Strong troubleshooting and analysis skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills working with remote customers, teams and contributors
  • Strong listening skills with an open minded and team-oriented approach to design
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow and maintain coding standards
  • Experience with web-based software applications and technologies
  • Familiarity with common web technologies including HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • Familiarity with database management, MS SQL platforms
  • Excellent and efficient communication in the English language

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