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Junior Web Developer

Company: Plan International USA
Location: Providence
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Plan International USA works for girls' rights. Harmful barriers like child marriage, human trafficking, and gender-based violence are preventing girls and young women from achieving their full potential. We have worked in communities around the world for more than 80 years and provide locally-driven programming through 240 global offices.Plan International USA is fully committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people from all forms of violence. Position Description:As part of the Plan International USA Information Technology team, the Junior Web Developer will be responsible for the maintenance and support of the Plan International USA website. Working closely with the marketing and IT department, this person will help develop new website components, improve existing website functionality, and maintain website best practices around performance and accessibility. With some business users being located in different locations, strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively are required. Tasks will also require close attention to detail and the ability to work under tight deadlines.Essential Functions: Develop and maintain functional components for the Plan International USA website Collaborate with the creative department on front end improvements to the site Troubleshoot and resolve website problems for clients and co-workers Maintain existing API connections to other IT platforms (Ex. Salesforce, Google Analytics) Conduct website performance tests Write well-documented, reusable, and transferrable code Overall website health monitoring and improvements Good written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skillsSkills and Competencies: Proficiency with WordPress and PHP Knowledge of front-end technologies including CSS3, JavaScript, HTML5, and jQuery, (React or Tailwind experience a plus) Knowledge of SOAP and/or REST APIs Experience working with debugging tools such as Chrome Inspector Working knowledge of SQL Working knowledge of GitHub Ability to manage projectsEducation and Experience: Previous work on WordPress sites, with examples/a portfolio requiredBachelor's degree or equivalent work experience with a preference for a computer science related field requiredExperience with BedRock as a boilerplate for WordPress is preferredWorking knowledge of Heroku for deployment is preferred Experience with a CRM such as Salesforce is preferred Experience working in a non-profit organization a plusOther Duties:This job description does not contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.Plan is an equal opportunity employer and follows all laws associated with the EEOC.

Keywords: Plan International USA, Providence , Junior Web Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Providence, Rhode Island

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