Software Developer - CMS/Wordpress Developer

Washington, DC
Oct 01, 2022
Oct 04, 2022
Full Time
OVERALL PURPOSE OF POSITION:The purpose of this position is to provide build application and web front-ends based on requirements from Stakeholder Engagement, programs, UX and designers.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:The position's essential duties include the following:Experience with WordPress CMS framework, configuration and maintenanceCreate organizational website with WordPress frameworkWrite/develop templates with Wordpress CMS and PHP. Experience with configuring WordPress in-house environment and maintenance. Build reusable code and component/pattern librariesSkilled in HTML5, CSS, CSS3, SCSS;Skilled in Front-End development framework and process from UX design to web component delivery;Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery;Some combination of JavaScript frameworks, such as DurandaJS, Angular, Gulp, Webpack, ReactJS;Experience creating accessible forms (using ARIA), with client-side form validation (JavaScript);Experience with Bootstrap or other similar technologies;Experience with a collaboration platform and code repository control;Build reusable code and libraries for future use;Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs;Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability;A commitment to Lean principles, including rapid prototyping for user testing;Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAXBaseline understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASSBaseline understanding of WCAG compliance as it applies to front-end codeBasic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.Responsible for support of critical business functions through the development, implementation, and maintenance of web front ends, including adaptation of COTS products to meet the business requirements;Lead and Contribute web front end expertise to multiple projects and ensure that specifications are met;Design, code, test, debug, maintain, and document web front end customizations; Participate in peer-reviews; Follow established accessibility and W3C standards and procedures; Contribute towards the improvement;Work as part of web development teams across enterpriseCoordinate with departments and users in the support of business applications;Exercise judgment to plan and accomplish goals; Represent the IT department in terms of front-end development expertise in coordination with other departments;Perform other duties, as assigned.TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE:WordPress framework, CMS, PHP 4-6 YearsXML, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, HTML5 4-6 YearsAccessibility standards and tools (ARIA) 2-3 YearsWeb Services, ReactJS, Angular, Angular2, Webpack, Gulp 1-2 YearsBootstrap (or similar platform) 1-2 YearsTechnical Documentation 4-6 YearsThe following skills are required:Analytical and problem solving skills; Ability to develop solutions to problemsAbility to lead and conduct design reviews, code reviews and technical assessmentDeveloping and/or creating new or more effective ideas, approaches, etc.Developing and formulating short-range plans/decisionsExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsScheduled Weekly Hours: 40Location Washington DC (Metro Center) / HybridTotal Rewards at HyerTek:Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes various medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts/Flex Spending Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401k plan. To encourage work/life balance, HyerTek offers employees full flex work weeks where possible. Various paid time off plans are offered including vacation, sick and personal, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement, and jury duty leave. Employees can protect their income with optional offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness, and business travel and accident insurance. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.HyerTek is an EEO employer.