• Sr Web Developer

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/3/2018 10:32 AM)
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  • Overview

    WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, theheart.org and Medscape Education.  Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status


    The Senior Web Developer will work closely with the Product team to develop and maintain client-side code. They will be called on for projects requiring JavaScript, jQuery, CSS3 and cutting edge JavaScript frameworks/libraries including React and Redux/Reflux. The Web Developer will be responsible for developing unit testing code and overseeing the execution of quality assurance procedures to minimize production errors and maintain development best practices.


    Responsibilities include:

    • Creating/maintaining complete JavaScript applications and standalone JavaScript functions.
    • Expanding our shared React modules library to be used across our different properties.
    • Implement new products and new functionality into existing products.
    • Develop unit testing code and work with our QA teams to ensure products meet desired objectives.
    • Ensure cross-browser compatibility.
    • Assist Product Managers in identifying use-cases to assure the most robust applications.


    • 5+ years professional web development experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent; or an additional 4 years of development experience
    • Advanced JavaScript and jQuery development background
    • Advanced working knowledge of AJAX techniques, JSON, and XML data formats
    • Working knowledge of one or more of the following JavaScript frameworks:
      • React with (Redux or flux)
      • AngularJS 1.0/2.0 or similar experience
    • Experience with responsive design patterns including CSS3 media queries, flex box or another grid framework
    • Ability to troubleshoot technical problems logically and systematically
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, sometimes with tight deadlines
    • Demonstrated ability to work multiple projects in various stages of SDLC
    • Experience with SDLC and Agile development and source code management (GIT flow)
    • Solid time management and estimation abilities
    • Must be analytical, creative, detail-oriented and self-motivated
    • Effectively work independently and as a team member