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Aeris Communications Senior Web Developer in Chicago, Illinois

Overview

Aeris has the enviable position of leading the charge in what is arguably the hottest segment of the emerging economy ? the Internet of Things (?IoT?). Aeris delivers and manages mission-critical hosted services for Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 enterprise customers, helping these entities fulfill their IoT mission and fundamentally change their business.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Aeris also has offices in Chicago, London, Delhi, and Tokyo. As the IoT market continues to evolve and grow our company must also expand and acquire new talent to help attack our next set of opportunities.

As a Sr. Front-end Web Developer, you will build, maintain, optimize, and help design our various web properties. You will work on a number of projects and have regular exposure to business stakeholders and executive management. This role will strive to create visually appealing sites that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation with the end goal of increasing conversions. You will evaluate and integrate with third party tools and convert static designs to dynamic. You will build templates and reusable components that let content creators move quickly without sacrificing quality. You will keep up to date on best practices and new techniques to give our site users the best experience possible.

This role offers access to some of the most brilliant minds in the industry, and the opportunity to build and elevate a thriving company ? in an environment that values innovation, autonomy and integrity. A few things to know about us:

  • We do things differently. As a pioneer in an industry poised to reshape every sector of the global economy, we can?t settle for another company?s tried and tested template. Innovation is the key to our success and it?s reflected in everything we do: from product design to corporate wellness.

  • We are owners. Strong managers enable their teams to figure out how to solve problems. You will be no exception and will have the ownership and autonomy needed to be truly creative.

  • Values are essential. We believe in doing things well ? and doing them right. Integrity is a core value here: you?ll see it embodied in our staff, our management approach and growing social impact work (we have a VP devoted to it).

  • We walk the walk on diversity and inclusion. We?re a brilliant and eclectic mix of ethnicities, religions, industry experiences, sexual orientations, generations and more ? and that?s by design. We see diverse perspectives as a core competitive advantage.

  • Career elevation. Create platform for growth where employees can take ownership of their opportunity and make it their own. Grow with the company and elevate your career.

What You?ll Be Responsible For:

  • Working with internal stakeholders to improve Aeris? websites

  • Solving complex problems and implementing designs following industry best practices using PHP, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

  • Developing digital marketing materials within our marketing automation platform (Pardot)

  • Actively contributing ideas for website improvements and solutions to technology challenges

  • Showing a passion for continued learning, staying abreast of new technology and techniques

  • Delivering clean code, maintaining design, user experience and brand requirements throughout the development process

  • Manage your own workload by accurately gauging timelines and meeting deadlines

  • Work across teams and communicate with leadership, product owners, and other technologists

What You Bring:

  • 5+ years of WordPress and custom PHP development experience

  • Proficiency with PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, (LAMP stack)

  • Experience developing custom WordPress themes and plugins

  • Experience with Pardot, Magento, WP-Engine a plus

  • Experience developing using responsive frameworks such as Foundation and Bootstrap

  • Experience developing HTML email

  • Experience with source control (preferably Bitbucket)

  • Experience developing for multiple browsers, devices, and screen sizes

  • Understanding of responsive web design, UX/UI, and Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) experience a plus

  • Understanding of Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Optimize and third-party integrations (e.g., Zapier a plus)

  • Consistent attention to detail

Aeris walks the walk on diversity. We are a brilliant mix of varying ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, cultures, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages and professional/personal/military experiences ? and that?s by design. Different perspectives are essential to our culture, innovative process and competitive edge. Aeris is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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