CMS Developer (Temporary)

Job ID
2017-1140
Job Category
Information Technology
US-NY-New York

Overview

Practising Law Institute (“PLI”), an innovative leader in legal education programs and services, is searching for a technology professional to fill a temporary developer role.  This position requires a Bachelor’s degree as well as significant software development experience. PLI’s client base includes a large array of prestigious law firms, corporations and government agencies. 

 

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys working on website transformation projects.

 

SUMMARY

 

PLI is transforming its web site to be more customer focused and customer experience driven.  Part of the next steps in our roadmap will focus on personalization, promotion and e-Commerce.  The transformed web site is powered by EPiServer web CMS technology. 

We are looking for EPiServer experienced developers to join our web development project team on a temporary basis (approximately 6-8 weeks).   The team follows Agile development practices, where requirements and solutions are evolved in iterations in the form of a 2-week long Scrum process.  The Scrum team consists of Product Owner(s), Business Analyst(s), QA(s), Tech Lead(s) and Developers.  As part of the Scrum team, the developers will participate in all sprint activities including daily stand-ups, backlog refinement, sprint planning, development, code reviews, writing tests etc. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with the Scrum team to define user stories and provide solutions.
  • Develop and implement solutions for the stories defined of each sprint.
  • Develop automated tests as part of story development.
  • Integrate developed work into the CICD process for deployment.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experiences
  • Minimum of 5 years of experiences in software development required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experiences in EPiServer CMS Commerce development highly preferred. Alternatively, development experience with other CMS products such as SiteCore or IBM will also be considered.
  • Strong knowledge of software development lifecycle and software development common practices (code reviews, unit testing etc.).
  • Previous experience integrating diverse data sources (e.g. ERPs, Accounting Systems) with EpiServer and EpiServer Commerce in particular is highly preferred.
  • Development experiences in C#, Java, HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, React required.
  • Strong understanding of MVC architecture, SOAP and RESTFUL web applications required.
  • Good understanding of the Source code control (GIT) and CI/CD processes a must.
  • Experience with any of the following would be a plus:
  • BA degree or equivalent required.

 

ABOUT PLI

 

For over 80 years PLI has been considered the “gold standard” as a leader in continuing legal and professional business training education.  PLI presents over 400 live programs each year in state-of-the-art conference centers throughout the U.S. and abroad.  Recent international seminar locations include London and Hong Kong. 

 

In addition to hosting innovative live programs, PLI streams webcasts and offers on-demand programs for thousands of participants each day.  PLI publishes a variety of treatises, answer books, course handbooks and has an award-winning online research platform, PLI Plus. PLI offers the nation’s leading preparation course for the Patent Office’s Registration Exam, and provides SEC compliance and accounting training through its SEC Institute.  The organization also develops unique, engaging ways of learning through its Interactive Learning Center. Through its mission as a nonprofit organization, PLI is deeply committed to the pro bono community and public interest organizations.

 

The PLI work environment is interesting, collegial, intelligent and supportive.

 

Only those applicants who meet our requirements for this position will be contacted.

 

Practising Law Institute is an equal opportunity employer.  More information about PLI may be found on our website www.pli.edu.

EEO Statement

PLI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any candidate based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, marital status, disability, citizenship or veteran status.

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