Web Applications Developer

The Auto Club Group (ACG) provides membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members and customers across 11 states and 2 U.S. territories through the AAA, Meemic and Fremont brands. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation and is the second largest AAA club in North America.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities (details of the basic job functions):

Provide technical support for the ACG websites and intranet. Collaborate with various departments and internet partners on creating and maintaining web applications and support the web content management system. Work with project teams and staff from various departments to develop and implement website content and applications. Develop web pages using a variety of software applications and development tools. Provide technical site maintenance relative to search engine techniques, link integrity, navigation and other technical web developments. Identifies and resolves bugs and defects. Add content tags and updates tracking features in order to optimize marketing efforts to ensure the benefits of content/campaigns. Use HTML, javascript, Visual Basic or other web-based programming languages to develop code for the consumer websites along with internal intranet. Create reporting and tracking tools for use by department personnel in analyzing the effectiveness of web content and applications. Conduct user testing for all system changes to ensure the accuracy and integrity of data.

Maintain knowledge of cutting-edge web development practices and recommends them for use, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in an insurance environment or other service industry.Rational Unified Process (RUP) development methodologyJoint Application Design (JAD)/Rapid Application Design (RAD) techniquesDatabase modelingBachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration or a related field.8 years of experience with .Net development using C#, ASP.Net, Web API, MS SQL.Previous experience with web applications development and managing professional web sites, including server management, data modeling and integration.Solid front-end development skills and experience utilizing JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, JQuery.Experience developing web services and related technologies (JSON, REST, SOAP, XML).Native or Xamarin mobile application development in iOS and/or Android.Experience working with and programming in a Content Management Systems.Solid understanding of OOP and N-Tier architecture.Knowledge and experience with SDLC methodologies.

Work Environment:

Works in a temperature controlled office environment. Frequent (up to 25% of time) travel required with exposure to road/air travel hazards and temperature extremes.

Required Qualifications (these are the minimum requirements to qualify):

Education (include minimum education and any licensing/certifications):

College coursework in Computer Science Information Systems, Business Administration or a related field.

Experience:

  • Developing and implementing innovative web applications
  • Prioritizing, coordinating and meeting deadlines on multiple projects and activities
  • Creating web project requirements for use by web page coding and layout
  • Researching, testing and confirming accuracy of site content
  • Evaluating web content for its value in search engine optimization according to keyword frequency, keyword density, formatting, etc.
  • Documenting site content manager tools for department and external user groups
  • Developing and maintaining a tracking schema for all web projects and assets
  • Adding tracking tags for page and campaign reporting purposes
  • Effectively manage, warehouse and catalog (using tracking schema) all website content assets
  • Performing user acceptance testing of web content and web application as it pertains to supplied requirements
  • Correcting website bugs and defects
  • Strong analytic skills as it pertains to analyzing and creating web reporting (google analytics, internal reporting, etc.)

Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of:

  • Current and emerging web content practices and procedures
  • Search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Cascading style sheets (CSS)
  • Mobile platforms and apps
  • Content management systems and approval process flow
  • Application of page layout and format principles

Technical skills:

  • Development of web applications and web pages in Visual Studio, ASP.NET, .NET, VB.NET, HTML, XML, CSS, jQuery, CMS Tools, JavaScript, Visual Basics
  • Cross platform web browsers (Internet Explorer, Safari, FireFox; Chrome)
  • Windows/Mac, Mobile (Android, IOS) Operating Systems
  • Google Analytics
  • Content Management Systems

Ability to:

  • Planning and organizing a high volume of projects
  • Planning, prioritizing and decision making
  • Provide analytical skill/and content knowledge to contribute to team
  • Review and comprehend vendor manuals
  • Communicate effectively with a wide variety of internal and external clients
  • Work efficiently in a fast-paced, multiple and diverse product, team environment
  • Research competitors' products and services
  • Work irregular and/or extended hours to meet deadlines

The Auto Club Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits packages including a base salary with performance based incentives; medical/dental/vision insurance, pension, 401(k), generous time off, a complimentary AAA Membership and much more!

The Auto Club Group, and all of its affiliated companies, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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