Senior Web Developer

Team Velocity Herndon , VA 20171

Posted 2 months ago

SENIOR WEB DEVELOPER (WORDPRESS)

The Senior Web (WordPress) Developer will develop custom, often complex WordPress-based solutions along with general PHP framework-based solutions. This person will aid the sales team, the account management team, and others in gathering requirements, web project planning, and general technical questions. The Senior Web Developer will provide leadership in finding and developing new technologies and methods to advance Team Velocitys web offerings and will aid other developers with system design and implementation. We are looking for a team player to perform server maintenance and monitoring while supporting current client websites by providing technical support.

This is a unique opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a fast-moving initiative to develop industry setting RV websites that will integrate into our core marketing platform. The ideal candidate will have the ability to carry out assigned tasks with limited need for supervision, work well in a fast, agile and fluid environment and possess strong problem-solving skills, as well as consistent attention to detail. The Senior Web Developer will report to the VP of Research & Development and will work with company leaders, account managers, designers, programmers, developers, and digital analysts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Web Development and Implementation (40%)

  • Web Project Planning (30%)

  • Strategy/New Technologies/New Products (10%)

  • Supporting Internal Growth of Other Developers (10%)

  • Server Management/Maintenance (5%)

  • Technical Support (5%)

  • Contribute to scope of build conversations with the development team, project managers, designers, and other developers

  • Integrate sliced PSD files (usually already converted to HTML/CSS) into either WordPress or some other proven open-source system (note: WordPress is our primary CMS platform); many of our builds are responsive

  • Develop custom web applications that drive business processes

  • Set up e-commerce applications

  • Monitor health and uptime of servers (general server admin in a managed services environment; no in-depth configuration required)

  • Collaborate with design, strategy and sales teams to find solutions for client website projects

  • Contribute to support of current client websites

  • Participate in regular company-wide and team meetings

  • Participate in on-site and off-site client meetings

  • Contribute to Team Velocitys best practices; recommend, explore and implement better ways to deliver

DEVELOPER PROJECT EXAMPLES:

  • Set up multi-site WordPress builds

  • Integrate feeds from social networks third-party APIs

  • Customize WordPress to support specific functionality

  • Integrate shopping carts

  • Build out responsive layouts

  • Develop wireframe mockups to illustrate possible solutions

  • CRM integration

  • Develop new plugins for WordPress

  • Contribute to the build and development of internal web applications to run the Companys internal systems and processes

  • Work with offshore developers on specific project deliverables to assure scope, quality and timely delivery

  • Develop documentation for complex systems

  • Minimal content migration (separate team for this)

  • Minimal front-end development

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors degree in related field or comparable experience in the web development required

  • Highly proficient in WordPress development

  • Experience working with similar technologies and environment

  • Knowledge of PHP, MySQL, HTML/CSS, intermediate JavaScript, DNS, and Linux

  • Ability to breakdown client problems and develop a software solution from system design to implementation

  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development

  • Strong understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery

  • Knowledge of PHP frameworks (CodeIgniter, Symfony, Yii, Zend, etc) a plus. Laravel strongly desired

  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML) a plus

  • Knowledge of change control systems, specifically Git, a plus

  • Automotive / RV retail experience, a plus

  • SEO and web site performance optimization

  • Google AdWords, Bing Ads, Facebook advertising

  • Excellent communicator and collaborator

  • Ability to organize and run meetings, leaving with clear objectives and tasks

  • Comfortable talking with clients and developers (via phone, email and in-person)

  • Detail-oriented in context of a fast-paced environment

  • Capable of hitting daily deadlines

  • Exceptional analytical skills

  • Keen ability to multi-task; self-starter

COMPENSATION

Competitive compensation will be commensurate with experience. Participation in company benefit offerings includes medical, dental, vision, 401K, and wellness. This is a full-time, on-site, salaried position located at our corporate office in Herndon, VA. Local candidates only; relocation assistance is not provided.

NEXT STEPS

If you are selected to move forward in the recruiting process, you will be contacted by a member of the Recruiting Team within 5 business days. Applicants who provide a mobile telephone number may be contacted via text message to schedule next steps in the interview process. By applying to this position, you are opting in to receive text messages. Message and data rates may apply.


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