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Senior Web Developer

Location: Skokie, IL
Job Code: 271
# of openings: 1


Senior Web Developer

Rand McNally is a historic Chicago-based company, has an exciting opportunity for a talented web application developer. You’ll be an integral part of a team responsible for designing and developing applications across a variety of technologies, platforms and industries. You’ll play a key role in prototyping and building things like discovery applications for road travelers, mobile apps that integrate with our GPS devices, web-based mapping tools for schools and a whole lot more.

You’ll work in an agile environment and have a chance to apply your skills across a selection of front-end and back-end technologies. You will primarily be responsible for designing & managing the development of a set of new web applications (primarily in JavaScript and PHP) as well as taking technical ownership of many of our existing applications.

You Should Have a…
• Solid understanding of MVC frameworks and distributed application design
• Strong understanding of programming fundamentals – data structures, algorithms, OOD
• Experience across all levels of the technology stack from browser to DB
• Familiarity with SQL database programming and performance
• Demonstrated experience - code samples are best (share your github, personal apps, previous projects, etc.)
• Experience working with server-side and scripting languages (ie. PHP, Java, .Net, Ruby, etc.)
• Experience designing and building RESTful APIs
• Excellent understanding of how web and mobile technologies work

Bonus Points For:
• A degree in computer science or related technical discipline
• Mobile experience - Native Android or iOS (or a strong desire to learn)
• Advanced knowledge of cross-browser implementation (IE8+)
• Experience working with Amazon EC2 or related Amazon Web Services products
• Experience developing with Mapping APIs like Google, Mapbox, Leaflet, etc. for maps, navigation and routing.
• World class ping pong skills

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