Junior Web Developer

Junior Web Developer who will be responsible for business web app maintenance and development with a focus on mobile device platform and end user experience. The position reports to the IT Manager.

Position Summary:

We are a premier fire protection company help businesses protection life and property from fire hazard for the past 80 plus years a Junior Web Developer who will be responsible for business web app maintenance and development with a focus on mobile device platform and end user experience.  Working with development and other department team members on group and/or solo projects to develop, improve and maintain app quality, functionality, performance, and compliance to ensure a premium end-user experience for our team members.  Gather feedback and requirements for app functions and user interactions to clearly define development and provide end user feedback for improvements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop web apps using native JavaScript, PHP, CSS3 and HTML5
  • Limited use of third-party libraries, functions, methods and styles
  • Understanding and use of responsive design techniques.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and develop existing apps.
  • Partner with training leadership and other team members to promote app adoption and use education
  • Contribute to planning roadmap for future business application development and improvements

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of web coding using Javascript, PHP, CSS3 and HTML5.
  • UI/UX design principles
  • SQL and MySQL database skills a plus
  • PHP skills a plus
  • API use a plus
  • Knowledge of browser compatibility and web security practices.
  • Working knowledge of desktops, laptops, thin clients and networks.
  • Experience with mobile device web app development
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail orientated and highly organized
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and use time effectively & efficiently
  • Ability to work independently and effectively multi-task
  • Ability to cope with change and meet deadlines

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Associate degree in computer science
  • 1-3 years of web development experience
  • 1-3 years experience with business software SaaS and ERP platforms
  • Portfolio of previous or current work a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite a plus
  • Great collaboration, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Superb analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

The above duties are not to be considered a complete list of duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.

Benefits:

As the Authority in Fire Prevention, Kistler O’Brien Fire Protection understands the importance of a job well done and recognizes that without dedicated employees, our customers would experience devastating consequences. We know our work matters, and we are searching for individuals who want to be part of something bigger. We want individuals who take pride in their work, can leave the work day feeling a sense of accomplishment, and appreciate being part of the KOB Team. We are a forward-thinking, family-friendly company willing to train on the job and promote from within. Your future is what you make it here – there really is no limit and every employee has a voice to be heard. That’s why we understand the critical role that employee benefits play in the job market, specifically, your decision-making process. Here at Kistler O’Brien Fire Protection, you are offered a comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision, with paid time off, sick days and paid holidays. You can also plan for your future with life insurance, disability and a company-matched 401K Plan.

Job Type: Full-time

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2210 City Line Road

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