Senior Web Developer job description

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Senior Web Developer responsibilities include:

  • Identifying user and system requirements for new websites and applications
  • Prioritizing software development projects, setting timelines and assigning tasks to team members
  • Creating wireframes to decide on layout

Job brief

We are looking for a Senior Web Developer to build and maintain functional web pages and applications.

Senior Web Developer responsibilities include leading a team of junior developers, refining website specifications and resolving technical issues. To be successful in this role, you should have extensive experience building web pages from scratch and in-depth knowledge of at least one of the following programming languages: Javascript, Ruby or PHP.

Ultimately, you will ensure our web pages are up and running and cover both internal and customer needs.

Responsibilities

  • Identify user and system requirements for new websites and applications
  • Prioritize software development projects, set timelines and assign tasks to team members
  • Create wireframes to decide on layout
  • Write or review code for various applications
  • Run functionality testings and debug code
  • Oversee junior web developers and evaluate their performance
  • Liaise with designers to decide on UI/UX elements (like graphics and navigation buttons)
  • Ensure our software documentation is up-to-date
  • Collaborate with mobile developers to build mobile-responsive websites

Requirements

  • Work experience as a Senior Web Developer
  • Expertise in at least one programming language, preferably Javascript, Ruby or PHP
  • Solid knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Experience with mockup and UI prototyping tools
  • Understanding of security practices
  • Familiarity with network diagnostics tools
  • Team management skills
  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science or relevant field
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