Sr. Software Developer - AJAX-Based RIA Development

Position Title: Sr. Software Developer - AJAX-based RIA Development

Type of Position: Full-time or Contract-to-hire Location: Worldwide - Work From Home (WFM) or Telecommute Travel Required: None Responsibilities: The Sr. Software Developer will be responsible for the development of the WordStream Search Engine Optimization (SEO) products. Our software suite is designed primarily using Python on the backend and using AJAX as a frontend.  Typical day-to-day responsibilities will include the development of cross-platform, cross-browser compatible AJAX-based Rich Internet Applications. An example of an application would be the development of a spell checking plug-ins for browser-based HTML editors. Applications will use AJAX and JSON to retrieve information from our Python-based servers. The Sr. Software Developer will be responsible for the applications for the duration of the full product lifecycle, ranging from initial design through application deployment and support. Qualifications: The candidate must have top-notch software development skills , and a strong background in software algorithms. Only candidates with prior experience in developing AJAX-based applications will be considered.As this is a telecommute/work from home position, candidates must be self-motivated and have excellent time management skills. Please note, only candidates with a bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering, or, a very substantial amount of related technical coursework and work experience in a related field will be considered. Prior experience in building browser-based spell-checkers, regular expression parsers, search engines, Web-based content management systems (CMS) or Web Publishing Platforms such as blogs or wiki’s are a big plus. Required Skills: JavaScript, XHTML/CSS/DOM, JSON, cross-platform/cross-browser application development                Required Experience: 2+ years (must be related to AJAX RIA development) Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering.