Virtual, Inc.
  • Wakefield, MA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

WANTED: Passionate web guru who loves to dig into the details and learn new platforms and technologies while delivering superstar support to our clients.  This role will be a critical member of our web development team helping with new client website development, support and maintenance as well as researching new tools to add to our toolbox in support of client needs.  Ability to communicate (sky writing accepted) to all levels of an organization internally and with the client required.  Are you ready to join a team of rock stars? 

 

SUMMARY:

Here's your chance to apply early for a new role opening soon on our Web team! The Junior Web Developer is a technical position responsible for developing, documenting, implementing and administering internal and external websites and web-based applications. In this role, you will serve on a team as a technical resource with responsibilities for the development, governance, quality and security of the online user experience. With guidance, you will be expected to manage and develop websites, proactively monitor sites for issues, produce analytics and publish online content. The Junior Web Developer will be responsible for developing and managing all aspects of the online presence, and focuses on meeting project commitments and deadlines, including communications with clients and internal stakeholders.

 

A DAY IN THE LIFE WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Participate in web projects, in close coordination with Technology Solutions and Marketing teams to develop, document and implement new web applications along with maintaining existing websites
  • Interact with clients, business stakeholders and management to review incoming project requests to identify project scope, timelines and budgets
  • CMS (both WordPress and AMS systems) development including setup of sites, options, plugin installation, configuration and maintenance
  • Work with other members of the Technology Solutions team to ensure that CMS platforms meet business requirements, are scalable and meet established design and security standards
  • Ensure that software code, mobile applications, blogs and web components are up-to-date on all web properties
  • Provide project status reports to management by collecting, analyzing and summarizing project data and trends

 

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

  • 1-3 years professional experience in web development and web administration.  Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field a plus. 
  • Proven experience managing content and production for high traffic websites and managing increasingly complex technical projects in a client facing environment
  • Proven experience developing for WordPress, applying and updating themes and plugins and general familiarity with content management systems
  • Web programming skills including:  HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, XML and SQL
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle, QA and test processes and experience through all phases of the SDLC
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively share technical information with non-technical people within the company and our clients
  • Ability to work effectively within a cross-departmental team

 

PERKS:

If a competitive salary isn't enough, we also offer a range of perks that have continued to put us among the best places to work.

  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, life insurance, disability insurance and 401-K options
  • Unlimited vacation and paid time off policies that promote a work life balance
  • Paid holidays (and Festivus is our favorite)
  • Ongoing training, learning stipends, tuition assistance and opportunities for career development
  • Company sponsored volunteer opportunities
  • Buddy Program
  • Monthly fun outings and team building gatherings (kayaking, laser tag, happy hours and more)
  • Corporate culture that exemplifies our core values of Teamwork, Respect, Innovation, Empowerment, Service Excellence and FUN!

 

ABOUT VIRTUAL, INC.

Have you ever wondered how your credit cards remain secure in this ever-changing world of hackers and fraud? Have you ever thought about how the technology behind games like Pokemon-GO came to be? How about the technology that makes it possible to use your fingerprint instead of a password? Or the initiatives behind the group of pioneers responsible for taking the internet to the most remote areas of the world? These are only a few examples of the innovative accomplishments we've helped our clients achieve.  Pretty cool stuff, huh?

We understand that no global movement starts with just one person and that's why our employees are really Virtual's most valuable asset and at the heart of our success. It takes an entire team to fulfill our mission of attaining long-term success by ensuring that every client that we serve achieves or exceeds its strategic objectives.

Virtual Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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