Full-Stack Web Developer in Portland, OR at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 8/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We are looking for a Full Stack Web Developer who will grow at our Vancouver, WA location.

We are a group of hardworking developers that are passionate about producing top tier work while maintaining a fun and enjoyable work environment.  We expect you to operate in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment in which you will need to balance technical expertise with a strong business understanding. At Hawthorne, we are continually investigating new innovative solutions.

In this role you will:

  • Lead and manage the design, development, and implementation of technical solutions within a project team supporting internet websites and mobile applications.

  • Perform hands on technical tasks configuring the applications

  • Publish work plans and statuses.

  • Partner with customers to identify information and business process enhancement needs

  • Research solutions to assist in developing an applications roadmap, partnering with Business Partners and IT vendors

  • Collaborate with internal Business Partners and works cross-functionally with departmental team members to foster team commitment to tasks

  • Prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written.  

  • Create and update required documentation and applications

  • Develop and adhere to detailed processes for all operational work

  • Foster and maintain good relationships with Business Partners to ensure design requirements are integrated to support expected customer service levels.

  • Unit testing and cross-functional integration testing for solutions

  • Provide timely production support for break-fix issues

  • Ensure the business systems are secure and reliable supporting continuous operation of the company

  • Apply project management techniques and project life cycle methodologies are required and related tools

  • Provide rotational off-hours production support.


The perfect person will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science or Management, Information systems, or relevant work experience

  • 3+ years minimum of development experience

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills

  • Knowledgeable of information technologies and methodologies in a client server/n-tiered/web environment.

  • Technical knowledge utilizing ASP.NET MVC, ASP.Net WEB API, C#, SQL Server

  • Practical exposure and/or experience with JavaScript and UI/front-end frameworks

  • Use of application source control software

  • Working knowledge of T-SQL databases

  • Experience desired in leading part of a project which includes success in managing deliverables and deadlines to implement new system solutions.

This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Discounted gym memberships across the U.S.
  • A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program
  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.