Web Developer I (Remote Opportunity)

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Sep 02, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Web Developer I (Remote Opportunity)

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The division of Information Technology Services is currently seeking a talented individual to fill the role of Web Developer I. The Web Developer I will be responsible for designing, coding and modifying the university's web applications, from layout to function. Candidates must be confident in their ability to design and develop responsive web applications from the ground up using today's modern technologies and following industry best practices. The Web Developer I must be a strong communicator who excels at collaborating with team members and conveying technical concepts to other developers, stakeholders, and management teams. The Web Developer I must be willing to work in both Agile, Rapid, and Waterfall methodologies, meeting delivery milestones and quality expectations.

To ensure that essential services are provided to the university community, the employee will be required to work outside their regular working hours as needed

Responsibilities:
Collaborate with a cross-functional team to understand requirements, communicate designs, and implement specifications. Create documentation around front-end design and development. Provide guidance and best practices to other web development teams.

Build various user experiences emphasizing responsive web design and accessibility. Integrate with third-party system and providers by consuming web services and collaborate with integration developers to design APIs and service interfaces.

Build various user experiences emphasizing responsive web design and accessibility. Integrate with third-party system and providers by consuming web services and collaborate with integration developers to design APIs and service interfaces.

Apply quality measures around performance, security, and scalability. Participate in code review activities, development of unit tests and completing bug fixes

Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Math, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field is preferred, but not required.
  • 1-3 years of experience in building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
  • 1-3 years of experience in designing and developing responsive design websites and complex web applications
  • 1-3 years back-end development experience using languages such as PHP, Python, NodeJS, or Ruby
  • Basic experience with automated functional testing tools such as Selenium
  • Experiencing interpreting and implementing UX design standards
  • Experience with building on outsystems platform preferred, but not required.
  • Experience of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Good understanding of JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS or ReactJS
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git, SVN
  • Experience working with content management systems such as WordPress or Drupal



Preferred Qualifications:

N/A

Salary Grade:
11

Additional Information:
A criminal background check is required for this position.

This is a remote position.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.


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