Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/4/2014
Job Category:
Software Development
Junior Web Developer
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smith optics | Ketchum, ID
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Job Description

General Summary:
This is an entry-level java/web developer position intended for a potential candidate who wants to learn & expand their skill set over time. Supports the analysis, development & implementation of projects approved by the Senior E-commerce Sales Manager. This position also assists in the development of Smith's Internet & website(s) strategy, website design/development, programming, documentation & user training. Develops additional skills as required to remain current with the best web design & programming practices needed to support the company's system infrastructure & design. This position requires knowledge of XHMTL/CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Java, Spring & will require using these languages to interface with the company's databases.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Ability to manually edit existing HTML, Java, CSS, JavaScript files
2. Maintain & develop Smith's hybris ecommerce platform.
3. Support Sales & Marketing functions to create custom Smith online experiences for specific product launches as directed by Senior E-Commerce Sales Manager.
4. Understand Smith's strategic plan for websites & execute development plans that are consistent with defined brand ID & market position objectives.
5. Execute website updates by coordinating ideas/concepts from marketing, sales & new technologies
6. Monitor future web trends as they relate to web design, hybris development, & oracle database administration.
7. Create & Analyze A/B tests & translate those into actionable updates to the websites.
8. Optimize shopping experiences to reach E-Commerce Sales Goals

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Substantial knowledge of HTML, XHTML, CSS, DOM, JavaScript & familiar with working in frameworks (i.e. jQuery)
- Substantial knowledge of Java, Spring & related Programming Languages.
- Ability to hand code without the help of a wysiwyg (i.e. Dreamweaver)
- Working knowledge of XML processing & XML schema authoring
- Strong working knowledge developing cross platform/browser compatibility (i.e. Firefox, Safari, etc.)
- Ability to organize multiple projects & establish priorities
- Detail oriented & good organizational skills
- Ability to work in a team environment

Education & Experience:
- Computer Programming Degree or Equivalent
- 1-3 years of Java Programming Experience
- 2-4 years of Internet/Web Development experience including Relational database experience & hand coding using a text editor

About smith optics

Based in Sun Valley, Idaho, Smith Optics, Inc. was founded in 1965 with the creation of the first-ever goggle featuring a sealed thermal lens and breathable vent foam. In the early years, founder Dr. Bob Smith, an orthodontist by trade, made goggles by hand using dental tools, foam and glue. Before he struck a deal for manufacturing of Smith goggles in the late 60's, Smith would often trade his creations for lift tickets. These early prototypes were usually manufactured by Smith and friends around the kitchen table. Building on that goggle heritage and extending its expertise, Smith Sport Optics has gone on to set the standard for high performance eyewear and goggles. Innovations over the years include the Fog-X anti-fog coating, PMT Perforated Membrane Technology lens ventilation system, patented Turbo C.A.M. Constant Air Management system, patented Regulator adjustable lens ventilation system, patented Roll Off's film advance system for motocross, patented ODS (Ocular Docking System) prescription insert and patented Slider series sunglasses, the most innovative interchangeable lens sunglass available. Today, Smith Optics has become synonymous with innovative, durable, top-quality products in the eyewear and goggle market. The company is also recognized for its unparalleled team roster, which boasts some of the top names in biking, motocross, skiing, snowboarding, surfing, skateboarding and wakeboarding. Like many other companies, Smith utilizes team input as a key element of new product introductions. In addition, however, Smith athletes are actively involved in the development process for performance testing and coloration selection. The corporate headquarters are in Ketchum, Idaho, but Smith Optics has hubs across the globe. The European headquarters are located in Florence, Italy; a promotions office is in Hossegor, France, near Biarritz; and San Clemente, Calif. is the center of Smith's surf and MotorSports operations. Smith products are sold worldwide in more than 50 countries through specialty and sporting goods stores. From Smith's distortion-free Tapered Lens Technology to the versatility of the Slider Series, with its patented, interchangeable lens system, its' devotion to excellence, innovation and style has made Smith goggles and sunglasses the choice of action-sport athletes worldwide. Smith products represent authentic sports gear, researched and tested by a dedicated group of employees and athletes that live and breathe the lifestyle.