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Web Developer

Resp & Qualifications


Under the general direction of an IT Supervisor or Manager the incumbent's accountabilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Assist with the design, development, testing, and documentation of Web sites/pages.  Production support and maintenance of existing applications.
2. Assist with the development of client business requirements and preparation of specifications, attend meetings and reply to users with basic information
3. HTML programming and Web page development
4. Java development utilizing Webservices, Hibernate and Spring in a web portal platform

Travel between all CareFirst locations may be required.

Required:  College Degree or Technical Certification with 1-3 years of experience in Web design, Java development for web-based applications, and Web publishing OR equivalent experience.  Ability to respond quickly to production environment demands and to work well within a team environment

A BA/BS in computer science would be a plus.

Candidates must have at 1 - 3 years of experience with the following programming tools or languages, or have an equivalent aptitude in a similar tool or language:

Type Language or tool Importance
Browser HTML High
Browser JavaScript High
Browser DHTML High
Browser XML High
Protocol TCP/IP High
Server ASP, IIS Medium
Browser DreamWeaver Plus
OO Design Rational Rose Medium
Language Python, PERL Plus
Server Websphere Plus
Mainframe MQSeries Plus

Additional requirements for Web Development department

Type Language or tool Importance
Browser HTML High
Browser JavaScript/ DHTML High
Browser CSS High
Language XML Schema, XSLT High
Protocol Http/Https High
Oracle/ DB2  SQL High
Server Websphere, Weblogic High
Server JSP/Servlets High
Server EJB High
Server  TIBCO Medium
Server Web Services/SOA High
Server/platform Portal - JSR168 High
Server/platform J2EE High
OO Design UML tool (like Rational Rose) High
Application framework Spring, Struts, Hibernate High
Language Java High
Language WSAD or RAD High
Mainframe MQSeries Plus
Browser AJAX Medium
Language C++ Medium
Language C# Plus

Abilities/Skills: PC skills, well-developed oral and written skills. Experience in site server tuning and problem resolution.

Specific Tasks:

Web Development

  • Perform design, coding and testing on complicated revisions to Web applications, and create efficient and maintainable new applications

Content Management

  • Creator - create, edit and import content
  • Editor - tune the content message and the style of delivery, including translation and localization
  • Publisher - release the content for use, i.e., publishing the content to a repository to support access to the content
  • Administrator -
    • Manage access permissions to folders and files, usually accomplished by assigning access rights to user groups or roles
    • Manage versions of content as it evolves and restore older versions of edited products due to a process failure or an undesirable series of edits
    • Assign roles and responsibilities to different instances of content categories or types

Application Administration

  • Assist with the installation, configuration, upgrade, administration, monitoring and maintenance of RoboHelp
  • Assist with SharePoint site set up and maintenance


Department: End User Documentation

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Where To Apply

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Closing Date

Please apply before: 8/25/2018

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position successfully.  Requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

The employee is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The employee must frequently talk and hear. This position is also subject to being "on call" for emergency situations requiring immediate resolution. The functions of this position may also require physical activity such as bending, stooping and kneeling, as well as lifting equipment of weights up to 50 lbs.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

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