Application Developer, Associate

Blue Shield of California
San Francisco
Full Time


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As a Responsive Web Developer for the IT Applications Web Development team you will be responsible for the client-facing presentation layer of Blue Shield of California (BSC) web portals and applications for the Responsive Web team. Responsibilities include interfacing with IT and Business partners to understand and contribute to requirements, developing technical solutions to meet those requirements, and supporting existing technical solutions built by vendors and other BSC resources. This position is in our San Francisco, CA headquarters or in our El Dorado Hills office. 

Responsibilities:A Responsive Web Developer on our team will be responsible for writing best-practices Angular, HTML, CSS and JavaScript based on written requirements and comps/mock-ups provided to them.  They also may do maintenance of applications in the IT Applications portfolio; these include the member, provider, employer, broker and find-a-doctor portals as well as multiple micro sites.  This person will work closely with others to develop responsive web solutions, troubleshoot problems, and participate in code walkthroughs.

The ideal candidate will be:
  • a flexible self-starter, willing and interested in taking initiative
  • willing to own the work from start to finish, supporting the entire team in whatever capacity is needed
  • eager to learn new technology and expand their expertise into new areas. 
  • willing and able to support legacy code using older browsers and software.
  • willing to work collaboratively with their team, including reaching out to others in person to coordinate changes.
  • able and willing to write appropriate documentation
Our Responsive Web Developers work with application and services developers, QA Testers, Performance Testers, Release Engineers and others to ensure the implementation of high-quality applications and features. 

  • The ability to communicate effectively with IT, business and vendors both verbally and in writing
  • 0-2 years of experience in responsive web development and implementation.
  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to learn new technical skills and apply the concepts to ongoing project assignments.
  • Willingness to adhere to best-practices coding standards

Desirable Experience
  • Hands-on experience with HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and jQuery.
  • Hands-on experience using Bootstrap or Foundation framework, TypeScript, Angular 4+.
  • Understanding of how APIs and/or AIP services are integrated into the presentation layer
  • Ability to use Photoshop to create simple images and to derive requirements from PSD comps
  • Experience using Subversion/Tortoise SVN or Git

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Science Engineering, Web Development, or equivalent subject area, or at least two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Javascript, HTML, CSS
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