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Front End Developer

Practis is seeking a well-rounded Front End Developer with a minimum of 2 years of professional experience building WordPress websites, plugins, LAMP stack (Linux, Apache/Nginx, MySQL, PHP) as well as HTML, CSS, JavaScript. This position is an integral part of a team working to develop, test, deploy, and support WordPress websites.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Develop websites with attention to detail using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP
  • Ensure that all design elements, templates, and finished solutions work within a variety of browser types. Test websites to ensure proper functionality.
  • Configure, install, and troubleshoot plugins and interactive features for client and internal websites.
  • Clarify project and task requirements and details.
  • Maintaining client and company websites by installing updates, configuring settings, and testing website and application components
  • Researching, investigating, debugging, and resolving technical issues
  • Evaluating website accessibility (WCAG 2.1 AA) and pagespeed and identifying options and suggesting a course of action
  • Improving existing websites and applications by evaluating objectives and specifications, reviewing proposed changes, and making recommendations
  • Make changes to websites as directed by client and internal staff.
  • Assist the marketing team with coding and other tasks as needed.
  • Work with internal teams to quality control the website build process.
  • Provide technical support for customers and internal staff.
  • Assisting with server maintenance and providing domain, DNS support
  • Providing accurate and timely support by documenting all issues and resolutions in company CRM.
  • Maintaining communications with customers during the problem resolution process
  • Assist with the configuration and management of Office Network & Computer devices
  • Assist with website / server maintenance and migration tasks, provide domain, DNS support
  • Develop and maintain user and technical documentation.
  • Responsible for adherence to standards, policies and development guidelines.
  • Understanding of HIPAA requirements is a plus.
  • Ability to interact and collaborate with others to solve problems
  • Ability to work unsupervised, self-motivate and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate with account managers and clients
  • Conduct and participate in cross-training with internal staff
  • Address technical assignments and tasks as directed by management team

What You’ll Need

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Web Development, a related field, or equivalent professional experience.
  • 2+ years of LAMP (RedHat Enterprise Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB and PHP) web development experience building web applications.
  • 2+ years of client-side development in HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript (including library support such as jQuery).
  • Proficiency with WordPress Content Management System
  • Experience using Linux shell / command line development / deployment tools.
  • Experience using & configuring MS Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems
  • Familiarity with System/Server & Database Administration activities
  • Experience with CodeIgniter or similar PHP framework is a plus
  • Experience with modern database / storage technologies.
  • Experience developing normalized database structures for secure web applications.
  • Experience developing for regulated and privacy-focused industries and handling sensitive data a plus
  • Experience with Git Version Control
  • Competent in design, implementation, and testing for software reliability, availability, scalability and performance.
  • Enthusiasm, with good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, process flow and technical problem solving skills
  • Ability to prepare technical documentation

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