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Full Stack Developer

Company: PA Consulting
Location: Somerville
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defense and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Job Description

Your day to day

As a team, we transform our client's businesses using a combination of strategic thinking, customer-centric service design, and agile engineering practices. We do this at internet scale - driving innovation, and enriching people's lives. Our skills and talent enable PA's purpose of creating positive a human future in a technology driven world.

As part of our Digital team, you'll work alongside colleagues from across PA - delivering transformative digital solutions to today's most complex business challenges. Our teams are trusted to deliver and given the space to be awesome. We're an inclusive community for the curious, generous, pragmatic and committed digital practitioner.

As a Full Stack Developer, your key tasks and responsibilities will be to:

Develop high-quality websites and applications using well-crafted HTML, CSS and JavaScript including supporting backend development using Node and other frameworks where required.
Collaborate closely with our designers to develop in-browser prototypes, living style-guides, pattern libraries and re-usable UI components.
Work closely with our in-house QA team to conduct end-to-end testing to ensure applications function as expected.
Drive the team with specification workshops, writing acceptance criteria, story estimation, documentation and release planning.
Adopt and evolve PA's engineering standards and practices, to ensure we have a shared and common approach to development and delivery.


What you bring

- Expertise in architecture and comfortable leading higher-level discussions

- Experience of the development process to drive the overall process across a pod, or multiple pods, building strong principles and implementing robust methods and patterns.

- Led conversations with clients regularly, as one of the main points of contact between the client and the engagement team

- A strong work ethic and ability to manage complexity across multiple projects and stakeholders, playing an active role in account management

- Ability to Coach and mentor a team by creating opportunities for all to be involved; inspiring and encouraging others to actively shape and contribute

- Involvement in RFPs (work with a bid team) assisting with proposals, contributing on presentations to clients in a formal selection process

- A desire to be constantly learning, staying on top of market trends, and challenging your own thinking to continuously improve

Additional Skills and Experience:

- Demonstrated experience in JavaScript and NodeJS

- Experience in user interface design and development using React.js or Angular

- Development of solutions in the Cloud, using either AWS, GCP or Azure

- Ability to develop code using CI/CD tools

- Microservices architecture experience, including containers and serverless implementation i.e., Kubernetes, Docker, OpenShift, AWS Lambda, Cloud

- Working in Agile development teams, applying development practices such as:

Agile sprints
TDD and/or BDD approaches
Experience working in a team to develop design, elaborate user stories and deliver estimates during story pointing
An understanding of scalability, high availability and disaster recovery requirements

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: PA Consulting, Somerville , Full Stack Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Somerville, Massachusetts

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