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Sr Web Developer

Job ID REQ-2023-1744 Omaha, Nebraska

As one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country, and one of the leading research hospitals in the country, the Boys Town team is currently looking for a Senior Web Developer who can help develop and modernize Boys Town applications. In this position you'll be working alongside youth care, business department, and research scientist team members, along with graphic designers and software engineers to develop software to support Boys Town's core programs and grant related research. The position is looking for a qualified individual with extensive modern front end development experience. This staff member will be developing desktop and mobile responsive web applications. Working experience with a cloud platform, such as Microsoft Azure will be helpful. Experience with unstructured data processing is a plus.


Codes, tests and develops complex software applications to support organizational requirements.

  • Develops new web applications based on system specifications and requirements; presents analysis, designs, and prototypes.

  • Collaborates with graphical design team and project stakeholders to design UI/UX solutions to meet customer layout and use case design challenges to create a user-friendly product for both desktop and responsive scenarios.

  • Builds reusable code and libraries for future use.

  • Writes and performs unit testing to ensure quality control.

  • Follows an Agile Methodology.

  • Participates and leads the team in establishing and maintaining coding standards.

  • Determines operational feasibility through problem definition and analysis and recommends solutions.

  • Oversees the strategy of CI/CD pipeline integration as well as automated testing practices.  Coordinates efforts to apply code repository branching best practices.

  • Coordinates project activities with internal staff, software vendors, and other users to meet system objectives.

  • Develops and maintains high customer satisfaction while working in partnership with vendors, cross-functional teams and management.

  • Cultivates data for business insight via organizational reporting tools.


  • Deep understanding of modern web technologies such as JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML, CSS, MVC frameworks, etc.  Experience with ReactJS, NextJS, and Node.js, bundling experience with Webpack or alternative. 

  • Deep understanding of client side and server side rendering.

  • Experience with modern CSS frameworks such as Material UI and Bootstrap.

  • Working knowledge of containers and cloud-based strategies such as Azure.

  • Proficient in writing unit test using unit testing framework, such as Jest, Enzyme, or Playwright.

  • Knowledgeable of security practices for JavaScript based applications (OWASP, OAuth2, etc.).

  • UI/UX experience, knowledge of browser/platform/device compatibility and responsive and adaptive design and development principles.

  • Proficiency with maintaining version control, GitHub/BitBucket or equivalent.

  • Familiarity with Restful web services and APIs with a compiled language like C#, NodeJS.

  • Experience working in an Agile environment.

  • Ability to effectively communicate both written and verbally with senior level staff.

  • High level of professionalism, customer service, integrity, communication and problem-solving skills.

  • Knowledge of SEO optimization of web pages.

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails a plus.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • Minimum 8 years of experience with a diverse background of architecting complex organizational solutions that maximize simplicity and adaptability required.

  • On-call work to provide additional support and/or may require work to be performed outside of traditional business hours including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays required.

  • Experience with both Windows and Linux operating systems required.

  • Experience with building prototypes using tools like Adobe Creative Cloud, especially Adobe XD is required.

  • Experience with a headless content management system, such as AgilityCMS, Contentful required.

  • Experience with React/NextJS/NodeJs required.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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