As a full-stack maintenance developer on a multi-disciplinary product team, you’ll work alongside designers, project managers, and writers to maintain and upgrade a variety of websites. Your job is to engineer code that’s efficient, scalable, and tested.

To be successful in this role, you must:

  • Work with team members and (occasionally) clients to review, estimate, and implement maintenance requests across a variety of websites
  • Enjoy problem-solving across PHP, (S)CSS, and JavaScript
  • Be comfortable regularly extending live projects vs. creating new builds
  • Take your work more seriously than yourself
  • Be familiar with committing to and working in shared code repositories (Git)
  • Juggle multiple requests in a fast-paced, deadline-sensitive environment
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills, noting where work overlaps across the team and when you need to bring folks together
  • Participate in product quality assurance and testing
  • Understand that feedback is part of every project
  • Communicate ideas clearly to internal and external team members
  • Be able to debug like pest control
  • Enjoy logging into work every day

The person chosen for this position will:

Create

  • Collaborate with other Firefli team members and clients to identify maintenance requirements and workflows
  • Champion ongoing cumulative documentation of website components/peculiarities
  • Create forward-thinking maintenance strategies for known coming-soon updates, such as new WordPress versions, etc.
  • Edit assets as needed during testing in Photoshop or Sketch (cropping, resizing, optimizing)
  • Support team during initial project builds as needed and as capacity allows

Maintain

  • Actively participate in both internal and external QA to identify and correct bugs and other issues
  • Complete routine and requested maintenance on websites that includes, but is not limited to, updating the codebase, plugins, and WordPress
  • Deploy code across a variety of hosting platforms, including WP Engine and Pantheon

All applicants are required to have:

  • At least 3-5 years of combined applicable education and experience
  • Demonstrated desire to learn
  • Full-stack web development experience, including: PHP 7+, modern CSS practices, modern JavaScript (ES6+) practices, and WordPress
  • BONUS: experience in front-end development stacks such as Gulp and Webpack

Why Firefli?

Firefli is a marketing agency built on a relationship-focused culture and a proven track record, and was recognized as one of the “2021 Best Places to Work in Virginia” by Virginia Business Magazine and Best Companies Group, ranking in the top 20 for small employers. Beyond our local award, Firefli has been recognized alongside CNN, Hubspot and Time Warner Cable by The Webby Awards, the leading international awards honoring excellence on the Internet.

Perks & Benefits

We believe that it is our responsibility as a company to take care of each other. We work hard, play harder, and the results are undeniable. Our benefits are a thank you to the amazing individuals who make Firefli everything it is.

  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Health Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Continuing Education