Quick Question:

Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Building web and/or mobile apps using Node.js and either React or Angular2
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Do you currently live within realistic commuting distance from Dallas, TX?
Quick Question:

Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Developing with Postgres, MySQL, or MongoDB
UI / UX Developer
TX - Dallas

Opportunity Snapshot
Top reasons to consider aligning your career with Digital Realty
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Make your mark as part of a talented team while building a progressive career at an industry leader

If you're a proven, full stack developer who combines expertise using Node.js and React or Angular2 with the ability to effectively help translate requirements into functional and appealing interactive applications, the role of UI / UX Developer offers you some very compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Be part of an important initiative to build an all-new global customer portal using state-of-the-art technology.  Quick question for you - click here
  • Leverage the breadth of your experience and add to your skills as you learn new technologies and enjoy interesting and challenging work.
  • Take ownership of a new role, added to support our strong growth, and work with smart and talented professionals on the Development team and working on cross-functional teams. 
  • Build a progressive career at one of the world's largest data center solution providers.
  • Join a team of motivated and imaginative professionals who are building the next generation of collocation and scale offerings in cloud and data-centric solutions.
The ideal candidate will be located near our Dallas / Austin data center locations, but we will also consider strong candidates near other Digital Realty locations.  Quick question for you - click here

Digital Realty: Where the cloud lives and business thrives. We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create a unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.
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Important Role on a High-Profile Initiative to Build a New, Leading-Edge Global Customer Portal

The Requirements
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To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the UI / UX Developer opportunity, you will have:
  • 5+ years of experience building web and/or mobile apps using Node.js and either React (preferred) or Angular2
  • Familiarity with basic REST API principles
  • At least 2 years of experience working on a distributed team
  • Experience with agile software delivery processes
  • Experience developing with Postgres, MySQL, or MongoDB  Quick question for you - click here
  • React and/or Node.js certification is a plus
  • A bachelor’s degree in digital UI/UX (preferred), computer science or another related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience in a directly related area
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • High integrity and a team-player approach
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • A self-starter approach with the ability to work in a fast-paced, high-demand environment

Valued, but not required experience

  • Expert-level knowledge of Postgres or MySQL
  • Prior experience working with JSON Web Tokens (JWT)
  • Knowledge in integrating full stack development projects with Microservices and APIs
  • Experience developing and operating systems on Azure
  • Experience securing web applications and/or web penetration testing
  • Performance testing and tuning experience
As an essential business, we are taking appropriate steps to ensure the health and safety of all employees. For the time being, you will work remotely, but we anticipate a mix between remote and in-office work, once it is safe.
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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Digital Realty supports the data center, colocation and interconnection strategies of customers across the Americas, EMEA and APAC, ranging from cloud and information technology services, communications and social networking to financial services, manufacturing, energy, healthcare and consumer products. To better serve these customers we are consolidating multiple portals into a single, global customer portal.

Role Details
Reporting to the Senior Web Portal Architect / Manager, as Senior Web Portal Architect / Manager, your primary task will be designing and building applications using React and Node.js. You will help our Product team translate requirements into functional and appealing interactive applications, and then build both the frontend and backend components and the integration between them. Additionally, your responsibilities may include:
  • Supporting component design, development and maintenance and taking responsibility for technical quality standards within the project team
  • Assisting with defining structured practices, especially in source code management, building and deployment
  • Designing and implementing Microservices and API integration with React UI components
  • Prototyping the framework
  • Optimizing performance in applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Using appropriate tools to maintain version control and build processes
  •  Getting feedback from product teams and end users
  • Assisting with the analysis of UI/UX requirements
  • Working with and supporting the Delivery Architect (team lead) in project execution and timely delivery
  • Collaborating with Dev, API, Microservices and Product teams
Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.
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Why Join Us
More great reasons to join our team.
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High visibility
This is a strategic corporate initiative and your successes will be noticed both inside and outside of the team. Even more importantly, your successes will make a significant difference for our customers.

Growth without limits
We're growing fast and growing smart, including acquiring businesses that complement and strengthen our core offerings. We're already one of the largest players in our space, and ongoing growth will create opportunities for strong performers.

Entrepreneurial culture
We value collaboration and encourage innovation, and the organization is committed to providing employees the tools they need to excel and develop professionally.

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive salary and discretionary bonus potential, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes all you would expect plus some pleasant surprises, like multiple flexible spending plans, a generous company match on the 401(k) plan, and more.
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Road to Success
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Naturally, your technical expertise will be essential, but you'll also need a positive attitude, the ability to serve as a strong team member, and the drive to deliver top-quality output daily. We currently have multiple customer portals, and you'll work with your supervisor and other stakeholders to deliver a new global portal. A "roll up your sleeves" approach to accomplishing goals will be key.  In addition, in order to be an outstanding UI / UX Developer, you will:
  • Understand the portal big picture, but also pay attention to details
  • Combine analytical thinking with creativity in solving problems
  • Maintain an approachable presence and open line of communication between and among stakeholders
  • Make sound decisions even when you don't have all the information you would prefer to have
  • Ensure a diligent approach to accurate documentation
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Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at swetherall@engage2excel.com.