Web Applications Specialist II /Web Site Dev

Location
Reston, Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
May 19, 2014
Closes
Jun 22, 2014
Hours
Full Time
Sprint Corporation is taking applications for a Web Applications Specialist II / Web Site Developer – Front End to work in our Reston, VA offices.

Please submit interest with your application and resume using this link:

http://www.sprint.jobs/job/Reston-Web-Applications-Specialist-II-Web-Site-Developer-Front-End-Job-VA-20190/60764200/

Job Summary:

Analyzes complex business requirements and translates them into technical specifications for implementation to web applications. Manages successful completion of small to medium size cross-functional projects through design, testing and implementation. Provides technical expertise in evaluating and developing creative web solutions that are cost effective and meet user requirements and business needs. Ensures website remains consistent with organizational goals by adhering to development standards. Leads system and user acceptance testing and implementation of enhancements and fixes. Provides web application consultation to business partners.


Responsibilities include design, development, & testing (SDLC) of e-commerce, self-managing, community, and related websites across Sprint.com’s web sites. Drive and lead discussions and initiatives related improving the Sprint.com experience, usability, latest web technologies, prototype development, etc., Ability to work with multiple departments within the organization such as marketing, analysts, web graphic designers, vendors, and content professionals. This is not a web graphic designer role but a top tier web developer role who will work side by side with graphic designers in architecting and engineering the web front-end. At times may lead/supervise the work of other individual(s) assigned to the project(s) within the team to insure the accountability for goals, objectives, and operational policies are achieved. This position is a multi-incumbent and reports to a supervisor or manager.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ experience with the following skillset:

Expert on client-side programming (HTML5 a must), CSS (includes CSS 3), Java Script, and web browser nuances.
HTML5 – expert
PHP - expert
CSS 2.0/3.0 – expert (Understand/Code/troubleshoot heavily used CSS (includes CSS3) applications and also cross browser compliance)
Java Script – expert (Understand/Code /troubleshoot heavily used java script applications; mobile jQuery; objects)
Expert in using jQuery is a must and also good understanding of other Java Script libraries
AJAX – expert
JSON – expert
Java/JSP basic knowledge and understanding
Coding in a JavaScript oriented environments with solid expertise in designing/architecting Ajax oriented user-experiences
Good understanding of flash, action script.
Knowledge of e-commerce applications such as Oracle’s ATG e-commerce COTS applications.
Understanding of 508 compliance (including degradable coding practices)
Strong understanding of client/server code integration, including best practices in what functionality should run where general understanding of server-side programming practices and n-tiered architecture.
Ability to think outside of the box and to adapt quickly to change.
Ability to work under tight deadlines and manage your time across multiple projects.
General understanding of website design and information architecture
Ability to create/modify/review the technical design documents.
Ability to work independently as a senior professional and capable of working nights and weekends when necessary as it pertains to web projects and web release support.
Experience on Google APIs, Bing APIs, etc.,


Position will require working some late nights and weekends during web project releases for deployment support and troubleshooting.

Position will require working late nights and weekends during web project releases and program launches and troubleshooting.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and two years related work experience or six years related work experience post high school
Two years programming and/or Web Development Experience
Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum of five plus years in the following areas strongly preferred:

HTML5 – expert
PHP highly preferred
CSS 2.0/3.0 – expert (Understand/Code/troubleshoot heavily used CSS (includes CSS3) applications and also cross browser compliance)
Java Script – expert (Understand/Code /troubleshoot heavily used java script applications; mobile jQuery; objects)
Expert in using jQuery is a must and also good understanding of other Java Script libraries
AJAX/JSON/DHTML
Java/JSP/ATG e-commerce – basic knowledge and understanding
Coding in a JavaScript oriented environments with solid expertise in designing/architecting ajax oriented user-experiences