Sr./Lead Web Developer

Are you interested in working on the WebFX Internet marketing team? Then we're interested in you! Check out this page to learn more about being a Sr./Lead Web Developer.

The position at a glance:

  • Location: Harrisburg
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $53k (Negotiable)

If you think you're a good fit, fill out an application form below!

What We're Looking For

Desired Education

A Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline is preferred.

General Knowledge

  • Strong understanding of software development life-cycle and best practices
  • In-depth knowledge of hand-coded standards compliant HTML5, CSS, XML, and JavaScript

Qualities

  • Passion for web development
  • Likes to get things done
  • Commitment to delivering high-quality and defect-free projects to clients
  • Ability to work well in a high-concurrency environment (many projects)
  • Capable of individual “deep work” as well as the ability to collaborate with a team to complete projects rapidly
  • Strong time-management skills and can meet deadlines consistently
  • Takes direction well, but also able to make decisions and take initiative
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Up-to-date on the latest web technologies
  • Professional, dependable, solid work ethic, detail-oriented, dedication to quality, self-motivated
  • Enjoys solving problems
  • Customer-centric mentality

Experience

  • 3-6 years of solid open-source web development
  • Strong experience with PHP5 and MySQL5 is essential
  • Solid project-level experience with at least one open source CMS platform such as WordPress, Magento, Joomla, Drupal etc.
  • Has worked on multiple e-commerce solutions and is well-versed in e-commerce methodologies and best practices
  • Comfortable with both object oriented and procedural programming methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of database design and troubleshooting
  • Experience with web-based programming languages (e.g. PHP, JavaScript)
  • Mobile app development and/or react native experience
  • NodeJS
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Google Cloud
  • Proficiency in a LAMP environment
  • OOP and procedural programming methodologies
  • Standard compliant HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
  • Open source CMS (e.g. WordPress, Magento, Drupal)
  • CSS Framework (e.g. Bootstrap, Foundation, Inuit)
  • JS Framework (e.g. jQuery, React, Vue, Backbone)
  • Git Version control (or other version control software)
  • Package management and Task Runners (e.g. NPM, Yarn, Gulp, Grunt)
  • Browser testing abilities using built in developer tools
  • Ecommerce solutions and is well-versed in ecommerce methodologies and best practices
  • Previous development firm/agency environment

What You'll Do

Responsibilities

  • Coordinating and participating in the programming, implementation, testing, and support of web-based projects using the LAMP solution stack of software
  • Programming, developing, and producing data-driven web applications, websites, and mobile apps using the latest technology solutions and software
  • Consulting with clients and the account team to ensure the use of effective Internet-based technologies for enterprise business applications
  • Debugging and problem solving across a wide variety of open-source and mobile platforms
  • WebFX developers typically work on 25+ projects per year, so there is a high level of variety in work and two days are never the same!
  • Our web-based projects use a variety of frameworks selected on a per-project basis. Some of the more popular frameworks our team leverages in projects are WordPress, Magento, Bootstrap, Zend Framework 2, and Google Functions. Training will be provided on all of our core platforms, tools, and technologies.

Percentage Breakdown

  • 25% Maintenance and debugging
  • 40% Building new functionality
  • 25% Consulting with other team members and clients
  • 20% planning and quoting new functionality

Training

  • Our “Bootcamp” web marketing training program will be provided for new WebFX “family members”.
  • On-site, state of the art training amenities to facilitate departmental trainings, trend watch reports, and monthly Lunch-and-Learns

What You'll Get

Opportunities for Growth

WebFX grew 250%+ over the past 3 years, and merit-based promotional opportunities are abundant for new family members who meet or exceed position performance metrics.

Compensation

$53K to Negotiable (Based on experience and/or GPA & sample projects)

  • GPA 3.8+ : add up to $3k to high range
  • Elite college or university & graduation with high honors: Add $3.5k-$5k to high range
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Pet Friendly Office
  • Profit Sharing
  • Little Amps Coffee & Tea Bar
  • Yoga
  • On-site Fitness Center
  • 150% Company Match Of Personal Charity Donations
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • IRA With Company Matching
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • FXLearns Library
  • Activity Groups
  • Humanitarian Trips
  • Health/Vision/Dental Coverage
  • New Parent Support
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Home Buyer Program
  • Personal Desk Fund
  • Green Commute Benefits
  • Pawternity Leave

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