• Web Developer Lead

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/20/2018 2:55 PM)
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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


    WebMD is seeking a motivated, talented and spirited Web Developer Lead to join our close-knit team of talented professionals dedicated to building and enhancing WebMD’s next generation product portfolio, to include WebMD’s enterprise web applications and WebMD Mobile. The ideal candidate has diverse experience engineering interactive, responsive, high-traffic web applications within an enterprise setting. We are seeking motivated engineers who are natural leaders to bring a fresh perspective and who thrive in collaborative team settings. This is a unique opportunity to impact and inspire ground-breaking product ideas with the latest in web technologies.

    What You’ll Be Doing at WebMD

    • Be part of a collaborative, friendly, and open environment with a small team.
    • Work with User Experience team to understand user needs.
    • Frequently interact with a cross-functional team including product management, development, infrastructure, sales, and services
    • Develop responsive, multiscreen enterprise web and mobile web applications and APIs using modern web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, VueJs, RequireJS)
    • Project responsibilities include development, testing, documentation, implementation, and maintenance
    • Actively participate in and contribute to global site architectural discussions and initiatives
    • Actively contribute to and enforce best practices, group standards
    • Mentor other developers, including peer reviewing code and pair programming (shadowing)
    • Proactively keep up-to-date on industry trends and emerging technologies; drive adoption of new technologies and best practices

    What's In It For You


    Besides a competitive compensation package, you'll be working with a great group of technologists interested in always finding the right tool for the job in a culture that encourages innovation.  If you're ready to take on some new technical challenges at a well-respected company, we'd love to hear from you.


    • 7+ years of experience delivering large scale, enterprise-wide web applications
    • 5+ years of Javascript/HTML/CSS development experience.
    • Experience working with HTML5 APIs (Video/Audio, Local Storage, History, Canvas Animation)
    • Experience with Advanced jQuery, including writing modules
    • Experience developing Responsive, multiscreen (desktop/tablet/mobile) layouts with HTML5/CSS3/VueJS.
    • Experience developing complex web applications utilizing various JS libraries
    • Familiarity with large, highly object-oriented codebases, and the ability to learn your way around quickly.
    • Experience programming using RESTful APIs.
    • Must provide code samples (examples: URLs with descriptions of which parts you developed, zip file, link to a github.com or equivalent profile)
    • Demonstrated leadership as a senior/principal, subject matter expert, architect, team lead, ScrumMaster or equivalent role on past technical projects

    ... and if you have the following, even better! (preferred qualifications)

    • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent work experience
    • CommonJS/AMD modules with RequireJS or equivalent
    • ReactJS, VueJS, or another equivalent Javascript framework
    • Agile development practices: Scrum, Kanban/Lean, test-driven development, continuous integration
    • Large scale Content Management Systems in support of an enterprise, public-facing website
    • Version control software, preferably Git

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