Senior Web Developer

  • location: Boston, MA
  • type: Contract
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Senior Web Developer

job summary:

The Food Protection Program (FPP) of` Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) seeks to improve their legacy eLicensing and payment processing application. The Senior Front End web developer will help design and develop a new frontend user interface to capture, process, and issue licenses for customers and process their payments. The developer will work closely with the IT project manager, IT Architect, and business Subject Matter Experts to create a new and scalable application using the latest technologies.

location: boston, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors

Evaluate existing application to reprogram, update and add new features.

Collaborate with IT & Business teams to design and develop user interfaces for new Internet/Intranet application front end(s)

Work with system architects and backend developers to design and develop web services and interfaces .

Work with middlware developers and DBA's to integrate all aspects of new system

Analyze user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality

Recommend system solutions to anticipated problems.

Participate in team meetings, contributing innovative and original ideas.

Translate designs and wireframe into high quality code.

Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable code

Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application.

Perform code review,

Design and conduct tests to check application functionalities

Resolve application issues by troubleshooting development and production systems.

Creation of technical documentation.

Support end-users.


(5+) years hands on experience developing responsive web applications using HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3, and consuming web services,

Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements .

Hands on experience with standard Model-View-Controller pattern utilizing RESTful API services.

Experience in Angular 2.0+ or React is required - Vue.JS, Backbone, Ember, or similar is a plus.

Good understanding of web graphic design, layout, typography and iconography.

Experience with Java technologies (Spring Boot, Groovy/Grails, Hibernate) and AWS service consumption

Experience with creating and enhancing PDF forms, or downloading reports, using JavaScript.

Strong background in web browser optimization techniques and browser compatibility testing.

Passion for UI; Good sense of usability and design in consumer applications.

Strong, professional experience with modern client client-side frameworks

Recent experience working on a cross-functional team using modem development processes and delivering working software frequently.

Ability to independently write high quality source code within a deadline.

Strong analytical and problem solving skills. .

Deploy and maintain software applications within the Linux and/or Windows environment.

skills: Good interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with other members in a team.

Proficiency with verbal and written communication. .

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, IT information Management or equivalent work experience,

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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