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Senior Web Developer and DevOps Engineer

Globe Life Liberty National Division

Globe Life Liberty National Division

Culver City, California, US.



Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Published on 2022-05-17 15:41

Job Description:

Job Description:
We are the Digital Marketing Direct to Consumer Division of Globe Life, an S&P 500 company. Our rapidly expanding Web Development group in Culver City (Silicon Beach) is looking to hire a sharp Senior Web Developer with 5+ years of experience in Web Development and a strong understanding of DevOps, especially in the AWS platform. Benefits are generous and include a Pension Plan, 401K matching, and health/dental insurance.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
This hands-on position will be involved in the design, development and maintenance of successful lead generation and online application web sites. This is a senior level position for a software developer who is experienced and proficient in creating high-quality cloud-based web solutions, and is able to identify project requirements, formulate scalable software designs, and create applications in an Agile SDLC environment. This position will also be involved in the design and implementation of infrastructure build, release, and deployment, as well as pipeline automation, optimization and management. Experience with leading a team is a plus but not required.

Responsibilities include:
• Help maintain the current Globe Life web sites, as well as develop new sites based on architected plans and established business rules. The majority of the projects are in PHP and Javascript, though NodeJS and Python are also used
• Work closely with other developers on website changes and new projects
• Setup, maintain, and monitor various pertinent AWS Services
• Document business rules and website logic
• Build, optimize and maintain CI/CD Pipelines
• Maintain and add new services to AWS infrastructure using Terraform
• Help create technical methodologies for engineering solutions
• Update and maintain code based on latest ADA and SEO recommendations
• Develop code securely with awareness of OWASP Top 10
• Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
• Ability to work Full-Time and/or Part-Time based on the specific position for which you're applying

Required Skills

Required Skills:
• Proficient in backend languages like PHP, Python, NodeJS (PHP 7 and the Laravel framework preferred).
• Proficient in Javascript frontend frameworks like Vue.js, React, and/or Angular
• Proficiency with CSS3, CSS Preprocessors (SASS/LESS) and HTML5
• Proficiency setting up, using, and monitoring various AWS Services (ec2, ECS, ElastiCache, s3, DynamoDB, API Gateway, CloudWatch)
• Proficiency with Git source code management systems (GitHub, AWS CodeCommit)
• Comfortable in a Linux development environment, including shell/bash scripting
• Understanding of cURL and API integrations
• Ability to write SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite)
• Understanding of NoSQL (DynamoDB preferred)
• A solid understanding of web application development processes, from the user-interface (UI/UX) to relational database structures
• Experience with CI/CD Workflows and Docker containers
• Experience with web-service technologies (REST, SOAP)
• Ability to setup, configure, and work in containers (Docker preferred)
• Understanding of ADA and SEO Best Practices
• Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and handle pressure and deadlines
• Good understanding of Cyber Security for web sites and cloud platforms
• Preferred, but not required: Proficiency using infrastructure as code tools (Terraform preferred)

Required Knowledge & Experience

Required Knowledge & Experience:
• Bachelor Degree in relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
• At least 5-7 years of experience working on medium-to-high traffic websites.

Benefits are generous and include:

A company-funded pension plan Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance 401 (k) matching Paid Vacation Paid Personal Time Paid Holidays

We are a small office (

Coronavirus Pandemic Note:
Due to the global pandemic, our employees are currently working remotely. However, once the office reopens this will be this will be a combination of an in-office and telecommuting position and candidates should reside in the Los Angeles area. 

**We will consider permitting up to a 100% remote and/or H1B sponsorship for the right candidate**

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Globe Life is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Please send a cover letter and resume describing your qualifications and be sure to include your salary requirements. This is a full time position. No Contractors, No Free-Lancers, No Agencies.

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