Lead Software Developer

Leepfrog Technologies, Inc.

Coralville, IA Technology / Engineering
Leepfrog Technologies, Inc. provides its CourseLeaf software to more than 300 of the nation’s most academically complex colleges and universities to manage their academic catalogs, curriculum, section scheduling, and student course search requirements.

We are looking for a senior/lead web developer to design, build and maintain custom and functional web pages for our clients in support of the CourseLeaf suite.  A successful candidate should have a thorough understanding of the full web development life cycle.  A combination of outstanding Javascript skills, a passion for delivering solid code and excellent interpersonal skills that will foster enthusiastic mentorship and garner the greatest rewards.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Designs and code superior technical solutions
  • Mentor other developers
  • Work collaboratively with other departments to ensure optimal web application and form functionality
  • Stay current with industry advancements
  • Review specs and identify concerns
  • Manage time efficiently and communicate schedule issues
  • Create exceptional documentation as necessary
  • Maintain high productivity and composure in pressure situations
  • Propose and support process improvements, better tools and techniques
  • Assist in ensuring Leepfrog best practice software development and documentation processes are followed
  • Understand the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) and support it when required or desired by Leepfrog
  • Implement software upgrades and product enhancements
Skills Required:
  • Technically adept and ability to solve the challenging problems efficiently 
  • Excellent oral and written communication: clear, concise, professional. 
  • Be proactive, take initiative.
  • Have a strong work ethic, be persistent and dependable.
  • Planning: an ability to think ahead, prioritize, and plan.
  • Management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Be detail oriented and able to produce quality work.  Awareness and pride in 100% client satisfaction.
  • Ability to grow professionally in a highly flexible and fast-moving environment.
Have exceptional programming knowledge and experience with:
  • JavaScript
  • SQL
  • DOM
  • Ajax
  • JQuery
Having knowledge or experience with the following technologies is desired, but not required:
  • XML
  • CSS
  • JSON
  • Familiarity with using GIT and development experience using extensible web authoring tools.
Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or comparable experience in web application development from the layout/user interface to relational database structures.  
Physical Requirements
Generally, this position is considered sedentary.Little to no travel is required.The Senior/Lead Web Developer will spend long hours sitting and using office equipment, phones, and computers.This position is required to work in the corporate office and may be located in a busy, open area office, faced with regular interruptions.

Application Instructions:

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Job ID: 67813

Posted 21 days ago

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