Senior Web Developer

Nature Publishing Group

Seeking an organized full-stack web developer to join the Web Publishing team.

The position will entail assisting with the web development to support and our custom publishing websites. Must be organized, have a strong sense of quality and work according to given schedules.

  • Web Publishing
  • Custom Media & Partnerships
  • Magazines & Researcher Services
  • UK/Germany web teams (when needed)
  • Day-to-day development tasks on various internal and external web applications
  • Document current systems and business processes
  • Gather and summarize the needs of customers (internal or external) and produce technical specifications
  • Audit, re-factor, improve current systems
  • Must follow plans for successful release of websites (specifications, development, execution, etc.)
  • Monitor new technologies and propose innovations
  • University degree
  • Strong MVC development skills
  • Expert in PHP (5+ years), Symfony, Zend Framework (or other PHP frameworks), UML, database design (EER)
  • Familiar with Python
  • Familiar with Cloud Foundry
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience using AWS instances (EC2) or other cloud computing
  • Enterprise design patterns and excellent knowledge of the Object Oriented paradigm
  • Unit testing (PHP Unit), black/white box testing, enforce quality assurance
  • User acceptance test procedures
  • Master application/website life cycles
  • Version control systems (GIT)
  • Aware of security related guidelines (OWASP)
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, JQuery
  • Project management for development projects
  • Strong organizational skills, able to work independently, able to handle pressure
  • Extensive support, problem identification and resolution experience
  • Experience with mobile app development (React Native)
  • 7+ years experience as a web developer
  • Science background is a plus
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