Communication Specialist/Web Developer

Employer
Tetra Tech
Location
Sterling, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. Tetra Tech is seeking a Communications Specialist/Web Developer to work at their Sterling, VA location. The selected candidate will support communications, outreach, and training activities in support of environmental and emergency management-related programs. The successful candidate will be tasked with implementing communications and training strategies using traditional and online approaches. The position involves conducting research, writing communications products (eg, fact sheets, reports, presentations, web content), developing and maintaining websites, developing training courses, supporting social media accounts, generating and analyzing usage data, supporting evaluation activities, responding to requests for information, and supporting in-person outreach activities (eg, conferences, workshops). The successful candidate will support an experienced web development team in developing new and maintaining existing websites by designing or adding functionality such as menus, web forms, and contributing to web based content through content management systems like DotNetNuke (DNN) or Drupal. Candidates should have some prior experience developing or managing websites (eg, HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, WordPress, JavaScript, jQuery), and a willingness to learn other software such as ASP.NET, VB.NET, VBA, SQL, and ColdFusion. The successful candidate will also support experienced online training experts and be willing to learn software tools such as Articulate Storyline, Lectora, and Visual Studio. Applied experience using HTML and CSS for web development is preferred. Candidates will be asked to provide examples of websites they have built. Static websites are acceptable, but dynamic (data-driven content, forms, interactive design elements) are desirable. Experience with DreamWeaver or similar HTML editor is preferable. Experience with rapid prototyping tools like Bootstrap is a plus. Experience developing web sites utilizing JavaScript and jQuery is desirable. Demonstrated understanding of, academic excellence in, and desire to pursue a career in online communications, web development or a related field strongly preferred. Clear and effective communications skills. Consistently strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and follow through required; trong interpersonal skills, energy, and an enthusiastic collaborator; and Ability to remain poised and focused in a fast-paced environment. Must be a strong team player, willing to research and ask questions to learn new techniques. Willingness to learn new skills is a must. Candidate must be fluent in English and able to work collaboratively in a team environment. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required. Must be able to manage time well and work on multiple tasks as part of larger project teams. Candidate should be self-motivated and able to take directions and work independently. BS or BA in Communications, Computer Programming, or a relevant field with coursework in web-based programming and communications. For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies