• WordPress Developer

    Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
    Job ID
    2018-5359
  • About Us

    Don’t just find a job, find your WHY at a purpose-driven organization; discover a career at Virginia Premier.
    By blending quality benefits, affiliating with the world-renowned VCU Health System and offering career-advancing development programs, we allow our employees to focus on the meaningful work of improving and saving the lives of more than 200,000 people throughout the state of Virginia.
     
    At Virginia Premier, we are building an industry leading health care organization through dedicated teams that have heart, provide top-notch quality member services and embrace our mission of inspiring healthy living within the communities we serve. Our vision is to connect people to innovation, quality and affordable health care for all phases of life.
     
    If this sounds like you, read on!

    Overview

    The Web Developer is responsible for front-end and back-end development of Virginia Premier websites, including creating WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a combination of programming skills such as PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. A successful candidate will have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems, experience with responsive design, and an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment.

     

    Virginia Premier currently uses a mix of technologies.  We have websites built in both WordPress and Drupal, and website applications built in AngularJS and in PHP.

     

    *Please note: This is a direct permanent position only... No straight contract, no 3rd parties please.

    Responsibilities

    • Design and implement new features and custom functionality
    • Develop WordPress plugins and themes
    • Develop and maintain WordPress-based applications
    • Select WordPress theme and plugins to best meet business requirements
    • Collaborate with Marketing Design Team in the development and maintenance of websites
    • Use source control and bug tracking software
    • Leverage APIs and web services
    • Maintain Drupal website
    • Work both independently and with other developers
    • Write well-documented code
    • Prepare technical documentation
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • BA/BS degree preferred.

    SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND/OR SKILLS

    • Extensive experience with WordPress, CSS3, HTML5, and Bootstrap
    • Experience with PHP development
    • Experience with JavaScript & front-end frameworks
    • Experience with CSS Preprocessors
    • Experience with RESTful services and APIs
    • Experience with cross browser development
    • Experience with responsive web design
    • Experience creating custom WordPress plugins
    • Experience coding WordPress themes
    • Experience with software development processes and methodology
    • Deadline focused, detail oriented, well organized and self-motivated
    • Experience with 508 compliance is a plus
    • Experience with Drupal is a plus
    • Experience with AngularJS is a plus

    WORK BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE

    • 5+ years of work experience in Information Technology
    • 3+ years of WordPress development
    • 2+ years of PHP

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position

     

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. EOE

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