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Senior Web Developer

Position Overview

In this position, you will be a lead technical expert and developer, assisting Blue Door Consulting’s team in building websites, web applications and other online experiences for its varied clientele. Our web developers work closely with our internal team to develop specifications, implement best practices and make recommendations on the use of existing and emerging technologies. If you like creativity, problem-solving and working within a highly collaborative, fun team, keep reading!

Primary Responsibilities

In order to help our clients grow, you will regularly lead technical discussions and analysis, collaborate to discuss project requirements, identify growth opportunities and develop and implement technology-related project plans using a variety of languages, platforms and systems.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a computer-related field
  • A minimum of five years of work experience
  • Expertise required in JavaScript and JavaScript libraries, HTML5, CSS3
  • Expert knowledge of object-oriented PHP, MySQL
  • Highly proficient in WordPress development including custom plugin and theme authoring and customization
  • Experience building and maintaining Magento 2 websites is a plus
  • Experience with version control (git) and project management methodologies
  • Experience with Linux server management and cPanel/WHM administration, including maintaining Apache, Nginx, PHP7+, MySQL installations. Varnish, Redis, Elasticsearch experience is a plus.
  • Experience with software development life-cycle methodologies
  • Ability to perform data modeling and write efficient database queries
  • Experience in integrating with and consuming various third-party service APIs

Work Environment Expectations

You are well-suited for this position if you enjoy a variety of aspects of web development and programming. You will:

  • Provide creative, high-quality solutions that enhance projects and final deliverables in a LAMP stack
  • Look to new and emerging technologies to improve user experiences and achieve organizational goals
  • Work closely with project leads and other members of the development team
  • Assist in developing detailed specification documents with clear project deliverables and timelines
  • Ensure timely completion of deliverables
  • Communicate to the project lead with efficiency and accuracy any progress and/or delay

Skills Sets and Qualifications

  • Must have credibility, good judgment, honesty and integrity
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, use and learn changing technologies/languages
  • Initiative to solve problems with energy and a positive attitude
  • Self-starter with strong self-management, project management and communication skills
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and meet billable hours requirements
  • Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Conscientiousness in handling sensitive information effectively and confidentially
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team player and with grace and flexibility in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical team members

About Blue Door Consulting

Started in 2002, Blue Door Consulting has a unique culture that supports and mentors its talented and growing team with its focus on professional development and constant learning.

Blue Door Consulting was named to the Inc. 5000 list in 2018 and 2019, which recognizes the nation’s fastest-growing, privately held companies. In 2018, the Fox Cities Chamber honored Blue Door Consulting with its Company Innovation Award. The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce recognized Blue Door Consulting with the 2010 Small Business of the Year in recognition of its customer-oriented focus, stable financial condition, employee-driven company culture and consistent growth.  The International Academy of the Visual Arts has awarded Blue Door Consulting with more than 100 Communicator Awards for brand, marketing campaign, website and advertising design.

Dedicated to its varied clients from small start-ups to FORTUNE® 500 enterprises, the team of Blue Door Consulting is inspired and motivated to go above and beyond, providing excellent customer service, objective consulting and ethical recommendations.

Located in a renovated grain mill, Blue Door Consulting’s offices provide a creative workspace with lots of extra team-building perks, including office lunches, stocked employee refrigerators and after-hours get-togethers, along with cozy fireplace seating areas. (During COVID-19, our full team is working remotely to protect team members’ health.)

Our team members want to be challenged, are knowledgeable about changing technologies and online innovations, enjoy critical thinking and are willing to push themselves and our clients.

 

Application

Blue Door Consulting is offering a competitive salary, health benefits, flexible work hours, Simple IRA with match, as well as additional team perks.  Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, three descriptions of projects on which you worked with their accompanying results to:

Chad Kopitzke, Next Gen Advantage

chad@nextgen-advantage.com