Currently Open Positions

Flex/RIA Developer

Mechanikal is looking for an outstanding, experienced Flex/RIA Developer for a role in software development for Mechanikal clients. Highly organized software developers with real people skills seeking to take the next step in their careers are encouraged to apply. We’re looking for that special mix of developer, consultant, and project manager and won’t settle for anything less. We know they exist because those people are us. If you’re special, you have the opportunity to have an impact here.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with clients to spec and design intuitive RIA interfaces
  • Produce UML modeling documents to establish use-cases and guide team development
  • Code ActionScript 2 & 3 applications and maintain the code base with version control
  • Integration of RIA front end with server-side data (e.g., XML, web services, Flex DataServices)
  • Be able to deliver quality software in a team environment against real-world deadlines

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Strong OO development skills – solid experience with Adobe Flex, familiarity with design patterns desired
  • Experience with Cairngorm or other event-driven frameworks a huge plus
  • Strong db experience – solid relational database theory, data modeling, SQL
  • Passionate about (so-called) web2.0 application development – must be familiar with current development languages and frameworks (e.g. Flex, Ruby on Rails, JSON, Scriptaculous, JQuery, etc.)
  • Solid experience with web services, XML processing & translation
  • Should have a strong entrepreneurial interest and enjoy working in dynamic, challenging startup environment

Minimum Experience & Education Required:

5+ years web development experience
2+ years Flex development experience
Bachelor’s degree (or related experience) preferred
Candidates with previous consulting experience will be strongly preferred
Previous work experience with a startup desired, but not required
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