Lead Web Developer

Company: Hilton Corporate ( Learn More )

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Job Description

The Lead Web Developer will be responsible for designing, building and ensuring delivery of new enhancements, capabilities, features, and functions for Global Web technologies that meet the needs of the enterprise and its customers. The Lead Web Developer will be expected to work within an agile framework to develop within the Global Web architecture and framework. The Lead Web Developer will also be expected to collaborate with Architects and Product Leads on targeted features and functions required allowing Hilton to maintain its position as a leader in hospitality.

What will I be doing?

The Lead Web Developer will be involved in design, development, technical troubleshooting, problem solving, and communicating technical documentation. Additional responsibilities will include developing unit and system test plans for different projects, ensuring the application code is well-written, reliable, and providing a solid foundation for the Global Web websites. The Lead Web Developer will need to be able to work in teams and on different projects with other Programmers, creative Team Members, and product Team Members.

Other key priorities are listed below:

  • Establish solid partnerships within the IT organization to ensure cross-functional alignment and to ensure a clear understanding of a feature requests
  • Help fill gaps throughout the development cycle to ensure delivery expectations are met
  • Follow the defined agile and architecture methodology in order to deliver industry leading web and mobile solutions with best in class quality and performance
  • Embrace and demonstrate the core principles of architecture and delivery practices and ensure these principles are followed throughout the team
  • Communicate regularly with the IT Project Manager and Lead on assigned tasks
  • Interact with other teams as it relates to the successful implementation and support of brand.com projects and systems
  • Desired Attributes:

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence across organization boundaries
  • Ability to balance competing demands
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with focus and precision
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse teams in diverse locations

  • What are we looking for?

    To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:

  • BA/BS Bachelor's Degree
  • A minimum of five (5) years of professional experience
  • A minimum of four (4) years of software engineering experience
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience working collaboratively with other Team Members to complete projects
  • A minimum of four (4) years of development experience using Java EE in a web environment
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience working with databases and SQL
  • A minimum of two (2) years of development experience in a web based environment using HTML, JSP and JavaScript
  • Strong working knowledge of Atlassian Stack
  • Strong working knowledge of agile methodologies
  • Working knowledge of architecture principles
  • It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • MA/MS Master's Degree
  • A minimum of two (2) years of Development experience in an environment that uses a content management system
  • Experience in customer facing web and API technologies that require complex systems integration
  • Certified with and working knowledge of OnQ, or any other our Company's proprietary applications
  • Experience working in a Unix environment
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and micro-services
  • What will it be like to work for Hilton?

    Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!


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