Developer II

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $31.21 - $41.21 per hour

job description

Developer II

job summary:

  • The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of web design, responsive design, cross browser compatibility, page optimization, search engine optimization, and development and testing.
  • The developer will bridge the gap between design and implementation; providing web solutions involving collaboration, portals, enterprise search, mobile functionality, and interactive forms.
  • The qualified candidate will work in an Agile/Scrum delivery model and perform duties in a manner consistent with a complex, diverse, dynamic hardware and software environment that serves a complex education community.
location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $31.21 - 41.21 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Develop web applications and sites that engage and retain visitors.
  • Provide guidance on industry best practices, guidelines and governance for web applications and web sites.
  • Manage latest requirements for cross-browser compatibility and page optimization.
  • Develop application and sites to include social media and mobile functionality.
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance to ensure end product is delivered with quality outcomes.
  • Perform benefit analysis for IT solutions and make recommendations for technology direction.
  • Articulate ideas and demonstrate a willingness to bring new ideas to the forefront frequently.
  • Maintain excellent knowledge base of industry trends and developments.
  • Stay apprised of latest technologies and innovations in web application technologies.
  • Supervise and direct staff as assigned.
  • Participate in recruiting and staff performance reviews as assigned.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent.
Technical Requirements:

  • Mastery of modern web technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and JS frameworks (jQuery, ember.js, angular.js, Foundation, Bootstrap), JSON, Adobe Photoshop and other graphic editing tools are also essential.
Must also have expertise in the following:

  • Responsive web design, fluid layouts and positioning, including Mobile Interfaces
  • Browser behavior and compatibility, cross-browser issues and solutions, and testing
  • Knowledge of SEO concepts and coding for Search Engine Optimization
  • Knowledge of/coding REST APIs, AJAX, XML (XSD, XSL, XPATH), and Template Engines and MVC Frameworks
  • Creating CSS3 Animations
  • Knowledge of source control concepts and can commit code to repositories such as Git, SVN, TFS
  • Rapid Prototyping Skills with the ability to demonstrate/pitch website design/functionality to a client
  • Creating and executing unit tests using established unit test framework
  • Must have advanced skills in object oriented coding and scripting in languages such as Java, .net/C#, php, ruby as well as skills in relational database modeling and creating advanced SQL queries/procedures.
  • Must also have ability to create in-house JavaScript libraries of reusable components, ability to setup, and configure, and host websites with IIS and Apache, and ability to travel to off-site locations.
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors

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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