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Web Developer

Job ID: 34165
Department: Technology Department
Location: 2 Montgomery Street

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the manager of the Website Services, the Web Developer is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of web applications for the Port Authority Internet website and Port Authority intranet website. Applications will be developed and maintained using primarily the .NET application development platform and Microsoft Visual Studio, DevOps, and Azure environment.

Web application development shall include all phases of development: planning and analysis, system design, programming and testing, implementation and deployment, and documentation.

Web application maintenance shall include troubleshooting and problem resolution, code and content modification, enhancements, recurring maintenance tasks, technical assistance for the customer community.

Additional responsibilities include research and development: Investigate and evaluate new practices, technologies, and tools that may enhance or improve existing applications and provide valuable business benefits to the agency.

Qualifications

Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree in computer science or computer programming, or certification in web-based programming plus at least 4-5 years professional experience performing web-based-programming (entailing analysis, design, development, implementation and testing); or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.:

Candidates must have strong programming skills, utilizing software engineering best practices and methodologies, and comprehensive knowledge and experience with the following languages, technologies and tools:

  • HTML5/CSS3; Bootstrap 4; CSS preprocessors Sass or LESS;
  • Visual Studio 2017; C#; .NET Core; Windows Services; DevOps; XML;
  • .NET web application development with WPF or WCF Services;
  • JavaScript; AJAX and jQuery; VueJS; AngularJS Version 4, 6; JSON;
  • RDBMS (SQL Server; MS Access; Oracle);
  • RESTful/SOAP Services.

Candidates must also possess the following:

  • Strong expertise in web application security best practices and application security modules;
  • Experience is source/version control;
  • Knowledge and understanding of cross-platform development and testing;
  • Knowledge of Web accessibility standards;
  • Strong technical writing skills.

Desired

Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Experience within the Agile process
  • A combination of technical proficiencies, analytic skills, organizational aptitude, interpersonal skills, aesthetic sensibilities and a willingness to learn and progress with the evolving technology;
  • Excellent communication, listening, interpersonal and mentoring skills, critical for establishing and maintaining effective relationships with clients and staff and supervising more junior personnel;
  • Planning, organizational and time management proficiencies;
  • Writing and editing aptitude, and superior attention to detail;
  • Continuous integration and deployment using Visual Studio and DevOps (VSTS) pipelines

Nice to Have:

  • Understanding of Azure Service Bus Architecture;
  • Experience Xamarin forms cross-platform development (Android or iOS);
  • Experience with Content Management Systems.

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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