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Web Developer

Location: Rockville Region
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Contact: itc.rockville@hirestrategy.com

We are hiring for a really exciting WordPress Web Developer for a role in College Park, MD. As a WordPress Developer you will be responsible for providing maintenance and enhancement of internal websites. Will develop open-source Python graphical programs and scripts. Must be able to work in Windows, Mac and LINUX/UNIX environments.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Developing professional and high converting websites using HTML and CSS. SEO and mobile experience is preferred
  • Working with clients to discuss requirements and/or project progress
  • Following up with clients to ensure they meet deadlines
  • Establishes locatability of sites developed by registering with search engines
  • Upgrades site by updating content and graphics; monitoring performance and results; identifying and evaluating improvement options; introducing new technology; maintaining links
  • Provides ongoing support to launched websites through ticket system, meeting company support practice expectations.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science or related field
  • 1-2 years’ experience with web development (WordPress)
  • Proficient in Python, PHP, Linux
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • HTML, KML, Flash and ERSI Shapefiles
  • Scripting languages (batch, ksh, bash, Perl,)
  • HYSPLIT graphics and products
  • Fortran
  • Experience providing support to senior group members
  • Fast learner
  • Master of strategic, technical problem solving
  • Able to quickly adapt to new technologies and concepts in an evolving environment.
  • Ability to gain knowledge of industry standards and best practices for web application development.