Senior Web Developer

Virtual Req #513
Monday, June 6, 2022

The Senior Web Developer is focused on creating, enhancing, and supporting website properties for Aquent and its subsidiaries, the main users of which include current and potential clients, job seekers, and internal staff. The developer is part of a larger cross-departmental team that includes product development, project management, design, research, and quality assurance. They provide leadership for development strategy and technology assessment and deployment.


CORE COMPETENCIES / SOFT SKILLS


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must have experience with working in a team environment

  • Must participate in continual learning relevant to web development (courses, conferences, independent projects, etc.)

  • Demonstrate an attitude of teamwork and shared responsibility, along with a drive to teach and review the work of others

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to remain task oriented in an remote environment



MEASURING SUCCESS


  • Contribute regularly to code repositories and reviews

  • Assist in providing training and encouragement to other developers

  • Pursue and develop techniques to improve page performance and SERP rankings

  • Increase test coverage of front end codebase



VALUES & BEHAVIORS


We Before Me

  • Openly share your knowledge

  • Give others your support and suggestions

  • Show appreciation for the support you get

Keep Growing

  • Expose yourself to fresh ideas and thinking

  • Seek out feedback and practice receiving it

  • Ask how you can make it better today than yesterday

Own It

  • Do what you say you will do

  • Lead the conversation, come up with ideas and solutions

  • Stay motivated to be on top of your game

Make It Matter

  • Be an enemy of average

  • Give it your all, everytime

  • Do it with passion



JOB RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES


  • Implement new website features, including some or all of the following: CMS configuration, server-side development, front-end markup, and styling

  • Maintenance and bug-fixes for existing features

  • Performing and participating in team code reviews and work-in-progress feature demos

  • Applying and contributing to our team’s development standards and practices

  • Interacting with and maintaining code management repositories

  • Managing user stories and tasks in the project management platform to indicate work progress

  • Working with QA resources to debug and correct issues

  • Interacting with and improving continuous delivery systems

  • Participate in stand ups, team planning, retrospectives, and other Agile development meetings

  • Communicating with team members and other parts of the Aquent organization to remove barriers to progress

  • User support, including CMS training for new users

  • Participating in an on-call rotation for off-hours incident response




EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS


  • Has a bachelor's degree in a web development related field and/or work experience of at least 7 years
  • Must have experience with front-end development technologies and methodologies
  • Must have experience with CMS configuration and administration
  •  Specifically WordPress and Gutenberg development
  • Advanced experience with front-end development technologie
  •  HTML, CSS/SASS, JavaScript, React, Responsive Design, Automated Testing
  • Advanced experience with web development standards
  •  Code Standards, Frameworks, Methodologies, Accessibility, Documentation
  • Demonstrated experience with web content management system configuration and administration
  • Demonstrated familiarity with relational database architecture
  • Demonstrated familiarity with Amazon Web Services features
  • Advanced experience with web QA
  • Testing, Debugging, Cross-Browser Support
  • Advanced experience with other toolsVersion Control, Design Tools, Project Management Systems, Build Tools

And as if that weren’t enough, look at all these perks!

  • Work/life balance. Aquent understands the importance of life outside the workplace and fosters an environment that allows for flexibility in order to meet employees' needs and obligations outside of the office.

  • Generous benefits package: medical, vision, and dental benefits, generous 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, paid sick days, paid vacation, and more. 

  • Individualistic Approach.  Aquent encourages adding a personal touch to your work. We don't believe in a "one-size-fits-all" approach to staffing.

  • Great company culture. Our commitment to personal growth, creativity, and continual learning are part of our core values.

Sounds great to you? If so, apply online today!

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Aquent/Vitamin T is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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