Ripple Effect Rockville, Maryland, United States Part-time 2024-03-22

Are you a skilled web developer with a passion for creating innovative and user-friendly websites? Do you have experience leading a team and managing complex web projects? Ripple Effect is seeking a Senior Web Developer to join our dynamic team.

Ripple Effect is looking for a Senior Web Developer with six years of experience to support our client’s mission. This role will be on the Digital Transformation team and will work with other teams to oversee the development of high-quality websites, collaborate with designers, and implement best practices to ensure optimal website performance and user experience. You will also provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior developers, as well as contribute to the planning and execution of web development projects.

If this position sounds interesting, there’s a place for you here at Ripple Effect! We are a diverse, progressive, and engaging work environment. We offer a multitude of incentives and flexible work options that work for you and your lifestyle. 

General Information 

Responsibilities 

  • Write well-designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Use a variety of internet technologies, techniques, scripting and object-oriented languages and databases (e.g. HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL) to create web page elements such as user interface features, site animation, web apps, special effects, databases, and e-business applications
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Troubleshoot a variety of issues including script and plugin errors, media integration, and website usability
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling websites including Ripple Effect’s
  • Optimize websites using industry best practices for both functionality and search engine results
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Other duties, as assigned

Requirements

Minimum Education and Experience 

  • High School Diploma
  • 6 years of relevant experience

Basic Requirements 

  • Expert WordPress and Drupal knowledge and other Content Management Systems
  • Excellent documentation skills including with requirements gathering
  • Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
  • Knowledge of multiple programming languages such as Javascript and Python
  • Experience with jQuery and other web development libraries and frameworks
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques
  • Highly organized, efficient, and extremely detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated strength in oral and written communication skills, including professional emails
  • Ability to work productively and collaboratively in SharePoint to accomplish tasks

To be successful at Ripple Effect, you must be able to pay attention to details, clearly communicate, work independently, and have an eagerness to learn. Learn more about what it takes to become a Rippler here

Skills That Set You Apart 

  • Experience with 508 Compliance
  • Experience with designing, implementing, and maintaining APIs
  • Experience advising on the incorporation of AI tools into websites for chatbots and other uses
  • Government Contracting experience

If you don’t have all of the skills above, don’t be discouraged—no resume paints a complete picture of a person. There’s a good chance you’re more wonderful than you think, so please apply! 

About Ripple Effect:

Ripple Effect is an award-winning women-owned small business providing professional consulting and exceptional talent for federal, private, and non-profit clients. We deliver multi-disciplinary solutions across communications & outreach, research & evaluation, policy & program management, digital transformation, and strategic staffing solutions with a focus on science, research, and healthcare domains.

Benefits

Ripple Effect rewards our employees for their contributions to our mission in many ways, from competitive pay and exceptional benefits to a range of work/life programs based on your employment classification and personalized preferences.

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Ripple Effect is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, political affiliation, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation during the hiring process, please let us know by contacting our HR department at HR@rippleeffect.com or your recruiter. Eligibility for employment will be verified using E-verify.