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Senior Web Developer Job Description

Senior Web Developer job description

A Senior Web Developer is responsible for the development and maintenance of websites. They work with web designers to create layouts and user interfaces, write code in programming languages such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and use content management systems (CMS) tools to create and manage website content. In larger organizations, they may also be responsible for managing a team of junior developers. The job requires a combination of technical skills and creative flair and an understanding of the latest trends in web design and development.
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Senior Web Developer Job Brief

We seek a Senior Web Developer responsible for managing the data interchange between the server and the users translating the actual code that will build the app's visual components from the UI/UX layout wireframes. You will also work with the team members to maintain, expand, and scale our site.

A successful candidate must be able to translate our company’s vision into reality. We are looking for someone proactive who takes ownership of their projects and has a can-do attitude. If you are a self-starter with a strong sense of responsibility and an eye for detail, you should apply for this role immediately.

Senior Web Developer Responsibilities

Mentioned below are the significant roles and responsibilities of a senior web developer:

  • Actively participate in the software development cycle, including the development of high-quality and stable code, unit testing, code reviews, integration testing, and documentation.
  • Engage with the team in active problem-solving to identify technical roadblocks and recommend solutions that can improve the direction of our technology stack.
  • Understand business objectives and user needs to come up with technical solutions that are both effective and efficient.
  • Work closely with other developers, designers, and stakeholders to ensure that all features are implemented as per specifications.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in web technologies and keep abreast of emerging trends.
  • Help junior developers in their understanding of the codebase and mentor them on best practices.
  • Handle technical escalations and provide a quick resolution to production issues.

Senior Web Developer Requirements

A senior web developer must fulfill these requirements:

  • Degree in computer science, IT, or a related field.
  • 3 to 5 yrs of web development expertise.
  • Knowledge of content management systems in practice.
  • Knowledge of diagnostic & wireframe tools.
  • Management and leadership abilities.
  • Outstanding research and customer service.
  • Willingness to put in extra time as needed.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and effective interpersonal abilities.
  • Extensive knowledge of HTML/CSS.

An experienced and technically sound individual, a Senior Web Developer can effectively help create, maintain and improve websites. They are also adept at problem-solving and working with other departments to complete tasks efficiently and on time. A Senior Web Developer will work independently with little supervision and collaborate effectively with other team members.

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