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Senior Back-end Developer

Teal Media

Teal Media

Software Engineering
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Teal Media is seeking an enthusiastic senior developer for a full-time position. You will help bring our award-winning designs to life working along a dedicated team of designers and developers.

  • Ideal Location: Remote (US residents only)

Who We Are

Teal Media is a full-service creative and design agency with a conscience. We believe purposeful design can transform organizations, inspire action, and enable progress. Our clients and nonprofit partners commit their lives to creating positive social change. We pour every ounce of our passion and skill into their success, because we, too, want the world to be a better place. We offer a variety of strategic, creative, and technical services, including brand strategy, web design and development, and creative support.

We are a woman-owned and woman-led firm with a diverse staff. At Teal Media, we value our people above all else and choose to work with partners and clients who share those beliefs.

Your Team

This role is under the Development team. You will report to the Technical Director and work closely with the Development, Content, and Creative teams.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with senior members of the development team to implement technical aspects of the company’s vision and strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals.
  • Assist in researching and establishing methodologies, frameworks and other technical strategies
  • Contribute to the business development process by representing Teal on the technical front on proposals and pitches
  • Be a part of the hiring process when necessary
  • Create custom-coded websites built on open-source tools (WordPress and others), including primarily back-end theme creation and plugin development
  • Demonstrate high proficiency in WordPress and related technologies
  • Utilize your experience to understand, recommend and implement appropriate solutions for complex technical issues
  • Serve as lead developer on stand-alone web-based projects as well as support retainer development tasks for existing clients
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Train/educate clients as needed
  • Manage updates, changes, and feature additions to existing projects
  • Conduct quality assurance and testing on project deliverables
  • Lead technical solutions discovery on projects
  • Assist in researching and establishing methodologies, frameworks and other technical strategies
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal and external project team members
  • Collaborate closely with and provide technical guidance to team members and clients
  • Regularly consult with team members on code deliverables to ensure work meets project requirements before sharing with the client
  • Train clients and/or internal team on how to manage and maintain all built functionality

Ideal Candidates Will Have

  • 5+ years of back-end coding experience
  • Great attention and appreciation of the details
  • Very comfortable with coding ‘from scratch’ as well as light use of existing frameworks
  • Understanding of the website design and development process, including working knowledge of git, mobile responsive design, and accessibility standards
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Are able to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks efficiently
  • Enjoys working with external stakeholders
  • Bonus points: Experience working in an agency or with nonprofits

Salary & Level

Teal Media is committed to equity and transparency when it comes to salary and the growth of our people. This role is open to both level 2T and 3T in our progression framework and is determined by the candidate’s unique background and experience.

Level: 3T

  • Official Title: Senior Developer
  • Department: Development
  • Salary Range: $100,000-$125,000

Level: 2T

  • Official Title: Developer
  • Department: Development
  • Salary Range: $90,000-$120,000

Benefits

Make a positive impact on mission-driven organizations and nonprofits while working in a fun, collaborative, and flexible environment. We’re a nimble, close-knit group that values teamwork and individual contribution.

All our positions are remote (in the US), but we work to maintain a fun and engaging company culture.

  • Work from home (or at the beach!)
  • Professional Development Coaching
  • Yearly Continuing Education Stipend
  • Eligibility for bi-annual bonuses
  • Flexible Time Off and Unlimited Sick Leave
  • Compassionate Leave
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Company 401(k) with match
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flex Fridays - a day dedicated to self-directed work. Spend time working on the things you want - whether it be honing in on your craft or taking off a few hours early for your mental wellness!

Equal Opportunity Employer

If your experience doesn’t exactly match the qualifications listed but you believe you would shine in this role, we want to hear from you! Please apply and tell us why you’re the right person for the job.

Black & Indigenous people of color, immigrants, women, and femmes, LGBTQI+ individuals, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and formerly incarcerated or systems-impacted people are highly encouraged to apply.

Teal Media is an equal-opportunity employer that values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. Teal Media encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.

Teal Media does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, country of origin, citizenship, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, political affiliation, exercising one’s right to family care and medical leave, medical condition, including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions, or any other category protected by local, state, or federal laws. We are not offering US visa sponsorship at this time.