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Senior Web Developer

Pearson Elk Grove Village ,IL
  • Posted: June 20, 2020
  • Full-Time

Senior Web Developer
Description
We are the world's learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.
The Senior Web Developer is responsible for developing and maintaining marketing websites, with the primary purpose of lead collection and conversion. This role helps continuously improve page speed and performance as well as serving in a web development "thought leadership" role within a larger creative services team. This role conducts quality assurance and provides technical leadership to ensure solutions are properly designed and specified. This includes code review, development and implementation of coding best practices, Q/A strategy and implementation, Git workflow management and Version Control management. This individual is also responsible for supporting and mentoring junior developers and working with SEO/SEM, Conversion Analysts and Marketing teams to implement recommendations and campaigns. The Senior Web Developer will also work closely with the Systems Administrators and DevOps team for custom web application development & support, deployment support and other special projects as assigned.
Qualifications

  • 4-year degree from an accredited institution in computer science, marketing or related field, OR appropriate combination of education and significant experience
  • Minimum 5 years WordPress or other related open source content management system experience
  • Experience working on team with multiple developers
  • WordPress theme development experience a plus
  • Mobile-first, responsive web development expertise
  • Analyze, design, and develop websites using PHP, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and MySQL
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to develop and implement strategies
  • Robust experience with Version Control and code repository management (Github, Gitlab, or Bitbucket)
  • Experience coaching / mentoring junior developers
  • Effective problem solver and decision maker
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to business issues with the appropriate sense of urgency
  • Experience working on websites with the primary purpose of lead collection and conversion
Supervisory Responsibilities
May supervise a team of web developers
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando
Other Locations US-RE-Remote, CA-ON-North York, US-IL-Elk Grove Village
Work Locations: US-FL-Orlando-2101 Park Center 2101 Park Center Drive Suite 250 Orlando 32835
Job: Technology
Organization: North America
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jun 19, 2020
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 2006181
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pearson

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Elk Grove Village, IL
60007 USA

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