Web Developer III

USA-MO-St. Louis
1 week ago
ID
14510
# of Positions
1
Pos. Category
Information Technology & Development

Overview

New Balance has a history of 100 years of enduring performance and is still running strong today. Part of what makes New Balance so unique is our commitment to making products that not only provide performance, but also superior fit and comfort. The same attention that is placed on our athletic shoes and apparel is also placed on our associates. New Balance thrives because of the passion and dedication of the people we hire. We rely on our associates to match our enthusiasm for the business and to help drive consumers to move further, faster and more frequently. We seek associates who are always on the move. Associates who push themselves forward and are motivated to move New Balance forward. Ask yourself: Are you ready to move the world?

New Balance’s eCommerce Division is located in St. Louis, MO and is responsible for creating, maintaining and providing customer service for its branded eCommerce websites. We seek talented individuals that fit into our team-oriented atmosphere and are proud to have an environment that offers the comfort of a true work/life balance.

Responsibilities

Participates in all aspects of the development process for multiple international and domestic ecommerce websites and related systems. This individual will work in a highly collaborative Agile development environment and develop complex code for front-end websites and/or integrations with other eCommerce systems. Candidate should have a minimum of 6 years application/web development and 2 years eCommerce experience.

  • Performs software development and documents technical solutions in response to requests to enhance and optimize company’s ecommerce websites
  • Takes ownership of technical solution designs and can estimate large projects independently
  • Assists with quality assurance activities, including unit testing and integration testing
  • Assists less-experienced developers with technical challenges through mentoring and professional development
  • Performs daily builds and the promotion of code to the development environment for subsequent testing
  • Ensures that applications are performing optimally both functionally and technically
  • Can define and communicate new policies for standardizing application software
  • Demonstrates knowledge of multiple functional and technical domains
  • Expert in a given application or suite of interfaces within the eCommerce platform
  • Guides business stakeholders to ensure scope is defined, documented and maintains integrity of applications.
  • Maintains a balance and awareness of status on all projects
  • Can resolve conflicts and overcome obstacles related to priorities and schedules
  • Proactively raises risks and issues to project management and business partners
  • Can translate technical information to non-technical associates at multiple levels of the organization
  • Assists with technical support and triage of complex production issues
  • Participate in on-call rotations to ensure production systems are available
  • Participates on agile project teams led by project managers
  • Participates in coding of complex solutions
  • Leads continuous improvement initiatives that grow the team and mature operational processes
  • Participates in administrative process discussions designed to maximize team productivity
  • Proactively looks for opportunities to advance career for self and for other team members
  • Performs other duties as needed

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 6 years application/web development experience
  • A minimum of 2 years eCommerce experience is required
  • Prior experience with complex n-tier architectures is preferred
  • Must understand the software development life cycle and related processes
  • Prior experience with an eCommerce platform such as Demandware, ATG, WebSphere, or Magento is required
  • Experience with HTML5/CSS3 front-end code
  • Experience with web development technologies including client-side and server-side JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, AJAX, JSON, XML, XPath, XSD Schemas, XSLT Transformations
  • Experience with .NET technologies such as MVC, ASP.NET, Azure cloud services, WCF, WF, XML and XSL
  • Specific programming languages and technologies may vary.
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio IDE, Eclipse or other related IDE products
  • Must possess a strong proficiency designing, developing, and calling web services and other forms of remote API calls
  • Must possess a strong understanding of key technologies including web servers, relational databases, scheduled batch jobs, data transformation, import, and export
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able and willing to effectively communicate with all users having little or no technical knowledge
  • Must possess good organization and time management skills
  • Must demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills with varying levels of the organization
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills with a high level of initiative

EDUCATION

  • BA Degree in Computer Sciences, programming or a related discipline or demonstrable equivalent experience

 

Our Benefit Offerings:

We’re happy to provide traditional benefits, but to us, the greatest benefit of working at New Balance is taking advantage of additional programs that will enhance your life at work and at home as you grow with our business. Our benefits, at a glance, include:

  • 401k plan with employer match
  • Generous vacation package and paid holidays
  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community
  • Fitness Reimbursement Program
  • Discounted Health Club Memberships
  • Corporate Gift Matching
  • 40% associate discount

Your Career Development:

While the company looks to achieve strategic goals, each associate is encouraged to take ownership and mold their development process as they conquer their personal aspirations. To guide you in the process we offer traditional and nontraditional development opportunities, including mentor programs, to help you move your body or career, in which our executives participate as mentors. We also offer customized team sessions, on and off-site seminars and tuition reimbursement.

New Balance provides equal opportunities for all current and prospective associates and takes affirmative action to ensure that employment, training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment are provided without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, genetic information and/or status as an Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, qualified disabled veteran or other protected veteran.

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