Vector Solutions

Senior Web Developer

Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
ID
2020-1154
Category
Marketing
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

At Vector Solutions, it is our distinct privilege to serve the everyday heroes who serve others – the engineers who keep our buildings safe, the manufacturers who make the products we use every day, the first responders who protect us, and the educators who take care of our children. Through our award-winning online education, safety compliance, and performance optimization solutions, our mission is to change the world by saving lives, inspiring professionals, and elevating performance.

Our extended Vector Solutions family has grown and evolved tremendously over the past 20 years, and we have no intentions of slowing down. Our creativity and drive have taken us from a handful of employees in Tampa, Florida to more than 400 team members all over the country. We believe in fostering a positive workplace culture that attracts talent, drives engagement, increases performance, and invests in employees’ happiness and satisfaction.

So, if you’re innovative, passionate about what you do, and driven by the need to push boundaries in order to serve the everyday heroes that serve all of us, then search for your forever career with us at Vector Solutions.

Vector Solutions is seeking a Senior Web Developer who can utilize HTML, CSS and jQuery to develop effective user interfaces on the company website and web apps released to the public. The successful candidate will work closely with our web development and software teams to update web assets to make them more efficient. They will also be responsible for helping make the website more visually appealing and enhance usability.

As a Senior Web Developer, the individual will work with in-house staff and external vendors to build and maintain polished, highly professional corporate websites and external user communities. This individual must be able to analyze, implement, debug and document all software related to the development of the Web applications. The Senior Web Developer will provide the advanced technical skills necessary to spearhead a wide variety of Web application development tasks, and initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Design overall architecture of web applications, while maintaining quality, code integrity and organization to ensure responsiveness of applications
  • Develop, design, and deploy new front-end web pages belonging to the corporate website and external user communities including online marketing automation platforms such as Hubspot, Act-On, Pardot, etc.
  • Collaborate on the design of the corporate website and create crisp user interfaces
  • Develop new user-facing features, reusable code, and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Create new php WordPress templates, plugins, and custom page builder modules
  • Implement commercial WordPress plugins and extend when necessary
  • Conduct webpage maintenance and updates
  • Evaluating code to ensure it meets industry standards, is valid, is properly structured, and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems.
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Using scripting or authoring languages, management tools, content creation tools, applications and digital media.
  • Identifying problems uncovered by customer feedback and testing, and correcting or referring problems to appropriate personnel for correction.
  • Proprietary website and software application (Learning Management System) designing, building, or maintaining.
  • Developing or validating test routines and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic external interfaces and address all browser and device types.
  • Participate in all aspects of the web development life cycle from planning to design to deployment
  • Take ownership on decisions regarding web assets, development, deployment, maintenance, management, etc.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems, or any other degree with equivalent experience
  • 7-10+ years web development/design experience
  • 7-10+ years technical experience in the following areas: Front-end skills with JavaScript/jQuery, HTML, CSS, SASS, Bootstrap
  • Adhere to brand design and development guidelines
  • Working knowledge of popular CMS platforms and eCommerce solutions
  • Familiarity with collaboration tools such as JIRA, Bootcamp, ActiveCollab, etc
  • Understanding of design and UI usability
  • Experience developing with SEO best practices including proper Schema markup Expert understanding of the latest and legacy browser capabilities, including mobile     
  • Solid understanding of web security
  • Maintaining an understanding of the latest Web applications and programming practices through education, study, and participation in conferences, workshops, and groups.
  • A solid grasp of collaboration with git, especially with a feature branch workflow
  • Extensive experience implementing complex WordPress sites
  • Demonstrable experience writing clean, well-documented PHP code
  • Writing and thoroughly testing code in a development sandbox
  • Experience with web development build tools and frameworks such as Bootstrap 4, ASP.NET, Angular, ReactJS, Vue.js, NPM, Yarn, etc
  • Deep functional knowledge or hands on design experience with Web Services (REST, SOAP, etc .)
  • Resourceful problem solver with strong analytical, programming logic, leadership decision making, and requirements gathering skills.
  • Linux server administration experience
  • LAMP, LEMP
  • Review code written by other team members.
  • Experience developing large scale eCommerce applications and platforms.
  • Experience taking projects from concept to completion through agile SDLC methodology (SCRUM)
  • Research, guide, and execute system architecture changes, including but by no means limited to, server-side rendering, and back-end optimization
  • Experience with Adobe Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AcrobatPro a strong plus
  • Experience with screen capture tools for demo presentations, etc
  • Knowledge of eLearning or Internet Training concepts a strong plus
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