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Applications Developer - IT Applications
Columbus, Ohio  |  Remote, Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on December 4, 2022
Job Id #60675 Posted November 24, 2022

Must Have

  • Agile Methodology
  • Backend Development Experience
  • client-server application development
  • Enterprise Ecommerce Platforms
  • Git
  • Java, Node JS, Express, Python, Java, Ruby, PHP, or other
  • JavaScript
  • Javascript Frameworks like jQuery, React, Angular, Vue or others
  • JIRA
  • JSON
  • Test Driven Development

Nice To Have


  • The Application Developer is an experienced web developer who has a general understanding of backend development principles in one or more programming languages and has previous relevant experience with agile or iterative development.
  • This individual contributor will have the curiosity to learn the latest technologies, keep up with the latest frameworks and IT trends, and work in a fast-paced retail environment.
  • As a member of a dynamic agile product team, the Application Developer will work closely with a diverse group of cross-functional partners to deliver a best-in-class customer experience, aligned with business goals and objectives.


  • Develop performant and scalable features/solutions that satisfy technical specs and acceptance criteria
  • Research and analyze existing systems and technologies
  • Implement and maintain third-party integrations and feeds 
  • Builds strong customer relationships and maintain a strong customer focus
  • Participate in the estimation of the product team’s work
  • Proactively communicate status, questions and issues to technical lead/manager
  • Establish strong team and peer relationships
  • Follow the established processes, policies, standards, and procedures to assure compliance with corporate and regulatory policies and standards
  • Maintain technical and support documentation
  • Stay current with what is happening in the retail industry and technology to bring those ideas to the table

Minimum Qualifications  

  • 2-5 years of experience in relevant technologies  
  • Experience developing on leading Enterprise Ecommerce Platforms
  • Working knowledge with CI/CD tracking tool (Jenkins, Teamcity etc.)
  • Experience with Test-Driven Development (TDD) and unit test suites like Jtest
  • Experience with JSON, XML, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience with JavaScript and libraries such as Node, Express, jQuery, AngularJS, React, Vue, etc.
  • Experience with consuming RESTful web services
  • Working knowledge with version control systems such as Git or Bitbucket
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Working knowledge of developer management tools such as Jira & Confluence

Preferred Qualifications  

  • Experience with one or more backend development languages, such as Node JS, Express, Python, GoLang, Java, Ruby, PHP, or other 
  • Experience with client-server technology, as well as Server-side JavaScript 
  • Experience with building with microservices-based architecture
  • Experience creating and managing API integrations and data feeds 
  • Analysis and debugging skills to quickly identify the root cause for resolution (small complexity)
  • Working knowledge of database concepts including SQL, working knowledge of noSQL is a plus
  • Collaborative, inclusive, and flexible team member
  • Strong problem-solving, decision-making, and analytical abilities 
  • Organized, detail-oriented, level-headed, and flexible at all times
  • Desire to learn and to adapt to changing technology
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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