• Senior Front End Software Engineer

    Job Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/31/2018 1:54 PM)
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  • Overview

    WebMD’s Health Services business enables employers and health plans to provide their employees and plan members with access to personalized health and benefit information, decision support technology that helps them make informed benefit, provider and treatment choices and provides telephonic health coaching services.


    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 an ambitious Senior Front End Web Developer to join our close-knit team of talented professionals dedicated to building and enhancing WebMD’s next generation product portfolio. The ideal candidate has diverse experience developing 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 influence and inspire groundbreaking product ideas with the latest in web technologies.

    This key role will work with the team to:

    • Create highly interactive applications using modern front end technologies and software development practices
    • Successfully interact with product owners, quality assurance testers, other developers, and system architects on a daily basis to produce high quality results in a timely fashion
    • Participate in all Scrum ceremonies as a full member of the team (daily stand-ups, sprint planning, story estimation, retrospectives, etc.).
    • Actively participate in and contribute to global site architectural discussions and initiatives
    • Remain current on new web development techniques and tools; actively contribute to and enforce best practices, group standards, and improve development efficiency
    • Collaborate with 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


    *As a member of WebMD Health Services, you may have access to confidential information that will require you to follow additional protocols to ensure the security of our data. As a core requirement, you must implement and act in accordance with the organization’s information security policies; protect assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference; execute security processes or activities; and report security events or potential events or other security risks to the appropriate parties within the organization.


    Skills & Experience:

    • Experience with front-end technologies (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery), HTML frameworks (Bootstrap), and Preprocessed CSS frameworks (Sass, LessCSS)
    • Knowledge of UX best practices and an eye for visual design.
    • Proficiency working with modern JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular) and stacks (Node.JS)
    • Continuous Integration experience (Jenkins, Capistrano) and Gitflow
    • Familiarity with UX and prototyping toolsets (Adobe CS, Sketch, Balsamiq, Invision)
    • Experience working in a shared repository (Git)
    • You have experience in Scrum or similar Agile methodologies; especially with estimation, pairing, and Test Driven Development (TDD) and Agile project management tools (JIRA).  SAFe experience is a plus
    • Experience with hosted environments (AWS, Google, Azure)
    • Problem solving skills to develop quick yet sound solutions to resolve complex issues
    • Teamwork & collaboration skills to work across organizations and lead cross-functional teams.


    • BA/BS degree in Design, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field (or equivalent experience)
    • 5+ years as a Front End Web Developer
    • You have a portfolio full of your work (designs, code, and websites) that you are proud to show
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Knowledge of C#