Sr Web Developer

Job ID 2018-13625

Technology San Clemente, California


WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, and Medscape Education.  Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

WebMD is seeking a Senior Web Application Developer to join our close-knit team of talented professionals dedicated to building and enhancing WebMD’s next generation product portfolio, to include WebMD’s enterprise web applications. The ideal candidate has diverse experience building interactive, responsive, high-traffic web applications within an enterprise setting. This is a unique opportunity to impact and inspire ground-breaking product ideas with the latest in web technologies.



  • Develop responsive, multiscreen enterprise web and mobile web applications and APIs using modern web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, Backbone.js, RequireJS, Angular)
  • Project responsibilities include development, testing, documentation, implementation, and maintenance
  • Work closely with a cross-functional Scrum team to understand requirements and recommend appropriate solutions; including Project Managers/Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Designers, Backend Developers and QA Analysts
  • Actively participate in and contribute to global site architectural discussions and initiatives
  • Actively contribute to and enforce best practices, group standards
  • Mentor other developers, including peer reviewing code and pair programming (shadowing)
  • Proactively keep up-to-date on industry trends and emerging technologies; drive adoption of new technologies and best practices
  • 5+ years relevant work experience developing enterprise web applications with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript (React or Vue exp would be preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science, Technology or a related degree; or an additional 4 years of Software Development experience
  • Good experience with object-oriented programming
  • Experience with API development (examples: REST/SOAP/JSON)
  • Must provide code samples (examples: URLs with descriptions of which parts you developed, zip file, link to a com or equivalent profile)
  • Demonstrated leadership as a senior/principal, subject matter expert, architect, team lead, ScrumMaster or equivalent role on past technical projects

Preferred qualifications:

  • Adobe Omniture/Target/Launch experience
  • Responsive, multiscreen (desktop/tablet/mobile) layouts with HTML5/CSS3
  • Hand-coding complex web applications utilizing various JS libraries
  • HTML5 APIs (Video/Audio, Local Storage, History, Canvas Animation)
  • Service-driven applications with REST/SOAP/JSON APIs