Enthusiastic Junior Web Developer | FierceMarkets

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If you’re interested in working in a fun environment full of great people and having an opportunity to learn Drupal 8 we want to hear from you. This is a chance for you to learn the skills necessary to prepare for a senior role while being a vital member of our team.

• Interest and enjoyment in writing code
• Experience with development and deployments
• Experience with web technologies including PHP, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, JSON, CSS
• Proficient understanding of object oriented programming
• Possess a working knowledge of relational databases
• Ability to use GitHub for source code control management
• Possess good analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills
• Ability to track the status of your work in order to provide the rest of the team with updates
• Sensitivity to client needs and an ability to develop warm client relationships
• Good interpersonal skills and an effective team player
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Ability to prioritize work load and consistently meet deadlines
• Solid organizational skills and attention to detail
• Eager to learn new technologies and languages

Preferred Skills (nice to have)
• Experience in Drupal
• Experience with JIRA project tracking software
• Familiarity with automated testing

Duties & Responsibilities
• Learn as much as possible about all aspects of the technology we work with
• Assist the rest of the dev team by taking ownership of various development tasks appropriate for your experience level
• Handle in-house customer support that’s not covered by our outside helpdesk vendor (e.g., Drupal configuration, user management, review of webmaster emails, internal ticket management)
• Lead QA testing
• Have a fun, fierce, collaborative attitude!

Your initial compensation will be based on your experience level and how many of the preferred skills you possess. Please submit your resume with a cover letter to mdickey@fiercemarkets.com. Please include how many years of professional experience you have with PHP and with Drupal specifically. A link to your Drupal.org account, GitHub account or code samples are strongly encouraged.

Why Work for Fierce Markets?
FierceMarkets has been growing steadily since we launched over a decade ago. Our success is largely due to the people who make up the Fierce team. From our executives to our Marketing Specialists, our editors to our coordinators, the professionals who stand behind this company are some of the best in the industry.

If you're motivated by the opportunity to work with highly respected experts; enjoy handling fast-paced, high-profile projects; and aren't intimidated by the idea of working with a team that challenges you to bring your A-game every day; FierceMarkets may be the place for you.

Members of our team enjoy:
• The prestige of working at a leading company in a growth industry
• A central downtown Washington, DC location
• Challenging work assignments, with lots of opportunities to advance
• A fun, collaborative office environment with smart, friendly people
• Excellent benefits -- health, dental, 401(k), Metrobenefits, paid vacation, and more
• A culture of innovation and learning, with plenty of professional development opportunities

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Michael Dickey at mdickey@fiercemarkets.com.

Learn more about FierceMarkets at http://www.fiercemarkets.com.