Web Services Developer

Information Technology Broomfield, Colorado


Position at Hunter Douglas Inc.

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The Role

The web services team at Hunter Douglas supports a variety of internally and externally facing sites and services used enterprise-wide. This is a small team of three that is looking to add a fourth member. In this role, you will support a large portfolio of projects and will touch a variety of technologies. You will work with SAP and Salesforce integrations, you will improve business processes, and will work on development, maintenance, and architecture. This role allows you the ability to challenge yourself and gives you the freedom to investigate new technologies to solve business problems. You are empowered and encouraged to find solutions that are innovative and will continue to enhance the Hunter Douglas brand.  

 About You

You enjoy working with a variety of technologies and working with small teams. You have the ability to pick up where others left off and have a strong desire to research and bring forth new ideas. You must possess a strong understanding of the separation and integration of visual design and backend code (like web services, ejbs, SOAP and REST services and OData). You are able to clearly communicate solutions to non-technical team members and clients. As an experienced technical resource, will program complex routines using such languages as Java, PHP, Python, Perl, C# and have solid working knowledge of Javascript, HTML,XML server and portal technologies, UM, jQuery and other frameworks.

Job Summary

Performs analysis, programming, code reviews, maintenance activities and infrastructure architecture that supports the information systems’ needs of the organization. You will create new and maintain existing applications, databases and other third party services.  Make advanced architectural decisions, such as execution performance, load balancing, content management, systems and security, all while demonstrating a high level of creativity and technical ability. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

 Job Details

As part of the overall Hunter Douglas IT Web Services Group, this position formulates and defines the scope and objectives for Web applications. 

 Devises or designs Web site capabilities to solve complex business problems. 

 Prepares detailed specifications (both high and low-level designs) to which programs will be written.

 Oversees and performs documentation, testing and debugging on a project basis.

 Provides guidance and training to less-experienced staff. 

 Will lead and direct work of some projects to third party vendors. 

 Work directly with end users and other technical teammates to deliver projects. 

 Learn and support a variety of systems and applications.

 Troubleshoot problems and create solutions/options for resolution.

 Train customers on all new processes, systems, applications, and/or implemented changes.

 Perform testing & review of all changes/solutions.

  Project Management, time management, and Multitasking across a wide variety of projects.

Acceptable Training and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred in a Computer Science or related field.
  • Requires 6-8 years of experience in the field or in a comparable area. 
  • Understand the use of ejbs and jsf as well on communication portals like SOAP, OData within Web Services like REST and POJOs. 
  • Familiar with Amazon Web Services (AWS) service stack

Qualifications and KSA’s:

Expert knowledge of change, source control and bug tracking systems.

Solid knowledge with programming background.

Solid knowledge of Networking / distributing computing concepts and client/ server programming

Solid knowledge of business processes and functions with exceptional attention to detail.

Solid knowledge of Firewalls, authentication systems and applying cryptography

Solid knowledge of Networked file systems

Solid knowledge of hosted solutions and cloud based solutions to provide customer solutions.

Solid knowledge of database systems, table design and query optimizations.

Solid knowledge of Software Architecture and interfacing techniques

Ability to demonstrate solid verbal and written communication skills to effectively respond to customer.

Ability to resolve difficult customer situations through creative problem-solving while maintaining non-emotional, professional behavior.

Ability to clearly articulate the reasons for their selected solutions.

Ability to work in a UNIX based operating system environment.

Ability to be an effective facilitator of technical decisions.

 Our Company:

Hunter Douglas is the world’s leading manufacturer of window coverings. Our strength is our ability to develop innovative, high-quality, proprietary products that can be found in millions of homes and commercial buildings around the globe. Across the board and throughout the world, we have set new standards in research, design and technology. By constantly innovating and pairing our designs with the most elegant performance fabrics, we create long-lasting unique window treatments whose beauty, functionality, durability, and innovation are simply like no other.

 About the Window Fashions Division:
Hunter Douglas Window Fashions Division is located in Broomfield, Colorado, midway between Boulder and Denver with outstanding views of the Rockies. The campus encompasses 756,000 square feet of office and manufacturing space.  Roughly 1000 employees work at this location to produce proprietary and upscale products such as Duette® Honeycomb Shades, 

 Benefits of working for Hunter Douglas Window Fashions include:

  • Generous paid time off that accrues immediately; 11 paid holidays, new parent and family care time off and 12 hours of paid volunteer work.
  • Medical, dental, vision plan, life, STD, LTD, AD&D, dependent life, flexible spending accounts, pre-paid legal, and pet insurance.
  • 401(k) with 6% company match and annual retirement contribution, college investment savings program.
  • Employee development including education tuition assistance, and on-site development through Hunter Douglas University.
  • Robust wellness program; on-site managed fitness center free to employees.
  • Generous discount on window coverings.
  • Charitable contribution match, employee assistance program, adoption assistance, dependent scholarships, on-site physical therapists and more!