Senior Web Developer

Location: Akron, OH

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

Senior developer responsible for technical architecture, mentoring, and project leadership by performing the following duties.


  • Gathers feedback from design and technical staff, business users, and management on Web site development needs.
  • Leads developers creating complex web applications and back-end databases using various programming and scripting languages.
  • Leads large projects (Over 6 months of effort) in project planning, architecture, and Web site development.
  • Mentors some other Senior Developers and any Web Developers and Junior Web Developers.
  • Creates prototypes and functional specifications for large software projects.
  • Creates technical methodologies for engineering solutions to complex Web-based development problems.
  • Leads project meetings and communicates status and issues to stakeholders.
  • Performs well in technical abilities and soft skills required to lead large software projects. Must be a leader and example to others in either technical or soft skills.
  • Meets with Marketing and Sales personnel on specifics of large sized projects and deadlines.
  • Works on a team to determine new web technologies to utilize, such as browsers, languages, and plug-ins, based on company’s needs.
  • Conceptualizes long-term needs of Web development, and plans and manages related projects.
  • Makes suggestions on creating Web-based technical standards for specific Web sites and the company as a whole.
  • Administers Web Servers and Web sites for Internet or Intranet applications.
  • Assists Marketing with Web statistics and analyzes data to improve Web sites.
  • Maintains any related databases.
  • Assists in the monitoring of Web usage for abuse.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in Computer Science or MIS; Six or more years Web development/administration experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have led others successfully on multiple projects or been the technical architect of large projects.
  • Must be able to effectively estimate projects.
  • Must have functioned as a business analyst and shown good organization and communication skills.
  • Must possess knowledge of some of the following: General programming principles; Windows Operating systems; ASP; .Net framework and development suite; JavaScript; ODBC; ADO.Net; SQL; HTML; Cascading Style Sheets (CSS); XML; Current Internet
    browsers such as Internet Explorer and FireFox