• Associate Developer

    Job Locations US-MA-Somerville
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Development & Engineering
  • Overview

    Velir is an established mid-sized agency with a top-tier portfolio of clients, ranging from the world’s largest non-profits to Fortune 500 brands. We pride ourselves on our people-first culture and a low-ego workplace that embraces experimentation, collaboration and continuous improvement. We have a fun office environment located in Davis Square (Somerville, MA) and offer competitive pay and excellent benefits.


    Associate Developers in the Production Support department are responsible for ensuring their code meets established requirements prior to a release. They will work on tasks including bug fixes, change requests across a number of different solutions while identifying risk when appropriate and actively participate in the entire support development lifecycle over extended periods of time. They have excellent programming skills and provide high quality results to our clients. Associate Developers in the Production Support department will also manage releases of code and features to clients’ solutions with oversight as needed.


    • Develop: Write code, configurations, and use tools necessary to implement owned areas of web applications. Produce quality code in all layers of web applications including business logic and front end areas. Work closely with team members on production issues ensuring that issues are resolved in a timely manner
    • Risk Management: Raise risks internally related to assigned tasks and timelines. Execute on defined tasks outlined to mitigate risk
    • Communication: Provide frequent and clear updates to Project Managers. Communicate requirements, scheduling, and quality expectations to team. Participate in client communication as needed to provide technical insight and details.
    • Documentation: Ensure all standard documentation is up to date and readily accessible. Ensure account specific documentation is kept up the date and added to as needed
    • Code Management: Use best practices with source control, frequent & verbose check-ins, commented and clean coding practices. Consistently execute deployment procedures in line with Velir’s established base practices with necessary oversight.
    • Testing: Provide adequate testing before delivering to QA. When applicable keep unit and integration tests up to date and add testing coverage over time. Communicate regularly with QA to ensure thorough and effective testing
    • Environments: Understand the roles of each environment (DEV, QA, UAT, STAGE, PROD) and leverage effectively
    • Estimation and Planning: Participate in the creation and validation of development estimates for use in project planning
    • Process: Learn and adopt current Velir processes
    • Contribute: Be an active member of the Velir development community

    Skills & Qualifications

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

    • Ability to execute on development tasks within assigned projects
    • Ability to make day to day development decisions without assistance from senior developers
    • Ability to debug and find problems within existing systems
    • Strong command of Object Oriented Design and Programming
    • Knowledge of application level design and development
    • Ability to work on multiple accounts

    Experience and Education

    • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
    • .NET development experience using C#
    • Possess full project life cycle experience
    • CMS experience (specifically Sitecore) is a plus

    Physical Requirements

    • Frequent sitting at a desk performing work on a computer
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


    Core Company Values

    • Take the Long View - Ensure the company is built to last
    • Be Courageous - Make the right decisions even when they aren't the easiest decisions
    • Be Genuine - Bring honesty and authenticity to all that you do
    • Work with Focus + Passion - Display purpose and pride in your work and never stop learning


    At this time, Velir does not sponsor candidates and unfortunately cannot accept those on OPT or CPT.


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