Open Web Engineer

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As an Open Web Engineer on Bocoup’s Reliability, Standards Conformance & Testing team, you’ll work to make the web platform more predictable. You’ll also work alongside senior members of our team to author conformance and performance tests for the technology standards we contribute to.

What You’ll Do

  • Partner with your team to help solve our customer’s problems and help them succeed.
  • Read and understand standards specifications for new technologies.
  • Write conformance test suites to exercise specified APIs presented by new technologies.
  • Find and fix bugs in specifications, implementations and tests for JavaScript and the web platform.
  • Contribute to Open Source projects, and work on internal tools and research projects for your peers at Bocoup.
  • Embody our company values and follow the Bocoup code of conduct.

You’ll also:

  • Share your passion through creating educational content for our blog, workshops, and other educational resources and forums.
  • Evangelize your work at Bocoup through attending and contributing to community events, and represent the team at conferences abroad.

You’ll be awesome at this if you identify with any of the following:

  • You are interested in technical standardization processes.
  • You have a familiarity with the web platform (e.g. front end technologies, HTTP, TCP/IP)
  • You have an understanding of programming fundamentals and modern web application development workflows.
  • You have experience with at least one version control technology, preferably git.
  • You’re comfortable working with a distributed team and communicating via asynchronous text-based channels.
  • You have a high-capacity for learning, and enjoy learning from people with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences.
  • You understand the importance of excellent documentation, and have strong written and oral communication skills.
  • You have a strong understanding of JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and the DOM.
  • You have knowledge or experience with Python, and some exposure to a modern deployment pipeline and/or CI testing.
  • You have approximately 3 years of experience designing, architecting, building and maintaining modern, production-ready network software.
  • You have a team mindset, a commitment to the success of others, and a commitment to open source / Free Software communities.

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