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6 Aug 2020

Full-Time Lead Developer (Telecommute Role)

mediacurrent – Posted by dmediacurrent Anywhere

Job Description

About Mediacurrent

Mediacurrent is an open-source development and digital marketing agency that creates transformative digital experience platforms for enterprise, government, non-profit, and higher education organizations and their customers.

Since 2007, we have built a growing, sustainable company that believes in collaboration, education, and providing predictable results for our clients. Organizations such as The Weather Channel, PwC, New York Senate, Georgia Tech, Olympus, Habitat for Humanity, and Guardian Insurance have trusted Mediacurrent to solve their most complex digital and web challenges.

About the Department

The Lead Developer works with the project lead, or as the project lead to derive requirements and create custom front-end systems that conform to customer requirements.  The role leads or works with the project lead to derive requirements and create custom implementations that conform to customer requirements.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Research and evaluate solutions, features, and related technologies that fulfill project requirements, augment and improve the application, and anticipate future client needs.
  • Provide technical development and analysis across all project types. Specifically focuses on enterprise-level projects.
  • Test assigned features to ensure proper functionality, prior to committing to live staging build.
  • Mentor team members on development best practices.
  • Assist sales team and Director of Development on scoping and pricing custom development and support projects.
  • Working with the project lead to analyze customer requirements and system requirements.
  • Draft technical plans and functional specification documents for leading custom and support implementations.
  • Lead projects with awareness to project deliverables, budget, and client needs.

Required knowledge, skills, and experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, information technology, or equivalent area of study or professional experience.
  • 4+ years of experience designing and building web applications and solutions.
  • Demonstrable excellence producing technical solutions at a high level for at least 2 years.
  • Effective written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of custom Drupal implementations, front-end frameworks, and the ability to create pragmatic custom technology solutions founded on best practices.
  • Deep knowledge of the Drupal application framework, including module and theme layer, and ability to create pragmatic custom technology solutions founded on Drupal best practices.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to draft detailed technical specification documentation.
  • Understanding of current web technologies such as React, Gatsby, GraphQL etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of CSS, SCSS, HTML, Javascript/jQuery.
  • Advanced understanding of Git version control.
  • Excellent time management, problem-solving, teamwork, and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to plan and build large scale technology projects successfully.

Valued knowledge, skills, and experience: 

  • Understanding of efficient deployment workflows.
  • Drupal experience.
  • React and related technology experience.
  • Knowledge of software development methodologies such as Agile, Rational Unified Process, Waterfall, and understanding when to apply them.
  • Technology training experience.
  • Writing and editorial experience.

Perks & Benefits

  • Work remotely / from home full time.
  • Opportunity to travel to visit prospects and customers, attend conferences, and cowork.
  • Funding for conferences and continuing education.
  • Opportunity to have every other Friday off (9×80 schedule).
  • Benefits package, including 100% health insurance coverage for individuals, a matching 401k savings plan, and paid vacation.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Apple laptop with the resources you need to do your job at the highest level.
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • Mentoring, lots of training, and weekly knowledge shares.

Sound Interesting?

If you’re ready to make a difference for users and clients with a team of incredibly supportive, collaborative people, then we want to hear from you! We are a welcoming and inclusive community, and we strongly encourage everyone to apply.

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The job will be performed from any location that offers an Internet connection. Due to the nature of the professional services business model, the position may occasionally require more hours of work per day than the typical 8 hour day. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to talk, hear, and ability to operate a computer and telephone keyboard, as well as be able to or have assistance to install computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work. Light to moderate lifting and the ability to uphold the stress of traveling may be required; regular, predictable attendance is required. Work environment characteristics may include moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic), and may require the ability to work in a confined area, and the ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a teammate may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mediacurrent provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mediacurrent complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company operates or employees reside. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

How to Apply

If you’re ready to make a difference for users and clients with a team of incredibly supportive, collaborative people, then we want to hear from you! We are a welcoming and inclusive community, and we strongly encourage everyone to apply.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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