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Wordpress Web Developer  (Information Technology)
Jackson, MS 39056
Recruited by: Ron Levis | Owner & Recruiter | Blue Line Talent, LLC See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: Blue Line Talent
  • Industry: Information Technology
  • Compensation: Competitive base + Exceptional Benefits + Relo help
  • Expires: Jul 01, 2020
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Job Description

Our client, a nationally acclaimed interdisciplinary research center in Mississippi is strategically adding a long-term, career-oriented passionate Web Developer. You will create attractive and user-friendly public facing websites using the WordPress creation tool.

Our organization includes a highly skilled team of researchers, data scientists and software professionals delivering the best-of-class data, software applications and tools specific to the social sciences space (healthcare, workforce, education, demographics, addiction, discrimination, etc.) used by local, state and federal agencies and is gaining traction internationally.

* Outstanding work-life balance. No after hours. No weekends*

- Title: Web Developer (early career)

- Location: Mississippi (~2 hours from Memphis, Jackson, Birmingham). Multi-cultural, progressive university community offering a low cost of living with all the amenities. Minimal traffic - commutes.

- Compensation: Salaried. Retirement and pension plans. Generous paid time off and benefits. Relocation assistance.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree
2+ years creating websites using the WordPress creation tool.
The Implementation of themes and plugins.
Ensure high-performance and availability.
Front-end and back-end development.
Experience designing and developing responsive websites.
Solid understanding of aesthetics, i.e. element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices.
Experience building user interfaces for websites and-or web applications.
Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages.
A good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery.
PHP back-end development.

What will make you stand out:
RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
Code versioning tools. i.e. Git, SVN, and Mercurial
Agile - SCRUM

Our client embraces a diversified workforce. Highly qualified professionals looking for a path to US Permanent Residency with at least 3 years stable post graduate employment possessing a current F1-OPT or H1B are encouraged to apply. No Corp-to-Corp or third parties please. We are not looking for consulting or contract resources at this time.

A newer, $40MIL office environment awaits you offering the latest technologies. A local, on-site multi-national workforce (majority holding graduate degrees). Committed to both horizontal and vertical growth of team members. Culture is one of agile servant leadership valuing courage, openness, respect, focus and commitment. Work - life balance is taken very seriously. A stand-alone data center (180 terabytes of storage) includes EMC storage, Cisco, Schneider, Eaton, Cummins gensets, etc.

The local, public and private K-12 school offerings are highly coveted in the State of Mississippi. An 11-12 math and science curriculum rates top 5% nationally and the best in the state. A nationally recognized, top-rated academic institution with a solid SEC sports program. Local real estate pricing and taxes lower than the national average. Traffic - commutes are hassle free. Metro area offers free public transport. Bicyclist and outdoors - naturalist dream. Regional airport offers easy and affordable daily connections without the long lines or security hassle. Many art and cultural amenities. Places of religious worship are varied. Climate. Three seasons (few hard frosts - snow).