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Web Developer

Requisition ID: INF004890

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century . Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare .

The Web Developer is responsible for developing and maintaining sites/functionality in WordPress (multisite, VIP Go). This role will help identify opportunities to improve services, contribute ideas to coding best practices and new technologies, and liaison between business and technical teams.


Education Minimum Requirement:

  • BA/BS

Required Experience and Skills:

  • You have 5+ years web development experience
  • You are an expert at writing HTML and CSS
  • You have in-depth knowledge of WordPress (multisite, configuration, parent/child themes, plugins, Gutenberg)
  • You are fluent in Javascript (ES6+) and PHP
  • You are skilled at Responsive Web Design
  • You're comfortable developing outside of any CSS frameworks (no Bootstrap, Foundation, etc.)
  • You have a solid understanding of and commitment to web standards, including web accessibility standards
  • You are versed with MySQL databases, CSS pre-processors, Gulp, Vagrant, and Git version control
  • You have experience interacting with RESTful APIs

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.

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Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job: Information Technology Architecture
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable):
Hazardous Materials: No
Company Trade Name: Merck

Nearest Major Market: Austin

Web Developer

Austin, TX
Full Time

Published on 06/26/2019