Junior Software Developer
Austin, TX

About $57,000 - $76,000 a year

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The Junior Software Developer position is on the engineering team in the eHealth Austin office building out our next generation e-commerce application for selling Medicare Supplements online. We feature modern WordPress, PHP, NodeJS, vanilla JavaScript and Vue.js.

You are an ideal candidate for this role if:
You are starting out your career in software development and are open to working on both front-end and back-end technologies.
You are results-oriented, organized, and manage your time effectively.
You are interested in “building what’s right, not what’s easy” and will work with other developers in a collaborative environment to meet deadlines and improve code quality while leveling up your own skills.
You are ambitious, talented, and drive to make the team and project successful.

Responsibilities and duties include:
Attend daily standup meetings
Deliver high-quality code that addresses the stated requirements
Prefer convention over configuration when building new features
Read and understand existing code & systems to find & utilize existing patterns for common problems
Work independently and be comfortable working with people of both technical & non-technical backgrounds
Use TDD/BDD as part of your normal development process
Receive regular code reviews, coaching, and mentorship from senior team members
Contribute to our growing knowledge base of documentation
Collaborate with engineering teams both in the US and abroad
Job Requirements

0-2 years of experience in web development
Excellent written & verbal communication skills
Detail-oriented and organized with great time-management skills
Basic HTML, CSS, and JS experience
Bonus Points

TypeScript, Vue.JS, NodeJS experience
WordPress, PHP experience
eCommerce experience is a plus
Version control experience is a plus
eHealth is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. The foundation of these policies is our commitment to treat everyone fairly and equally and to have a bias-free work environment.