Web Developer

  • VGM Forbin
  • Waterloo, IA
  • Full Time
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Job Description

VGM Forbin is seeking innovative aspiring website developers to assist in creating industry specific and custom award winning website solutions in a fun and highly creative atmosphere. Qualified applicants must have the ability to work in conjunction with programming and UI/UX Design team members to solve problems, improve efficiency, and complete custom desktop and mobile website applications.

Reports to:                Programming Manager

Hours:                        Full-Time: Monday – Friday 8-5 PM+

Working Location:    Waterloo, IA

As an employee of VGM Forbin individuals receive:

  • Gifted Employee Stock Ownership (VGM Group, Inc. is 100% employee owned)
  • 401k and ROTH 401k with up to 3% company match
  • Health Benefits - Single to Family, Health Saving Account / Flexible Spending Account
  • Dental & Vision
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Term Life and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Paid Maternity or Paternity Leave
  • Free Walk-in Clinic to all employees & family members regardless of carrying VGM Insurance,
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Flex-Time / Remote Options
  • Paid holidays 
  • LifeLock Identity Theft Management
  • Tech Center Campus
         - Ping Pong, Billiards, Golf Simulator, Video Games
         - On-Site Bar / Lounge
         - On-Site Fitness Center


These are the responsibilities expected of an applicant interested in this position.

  • Website, Portal, and Website Application Programming
  • Develop and document well organized and well-structured code
  • Maintain existing websites written in PHP
  • Identify and debug issues and maximize performance of code
  • Multitask to complete projects accurately and on-time as part of a SCRUM team
  • Communicate and plan with both clients and team members in order to complete diverse customer and team initiatives
  • Adheres to and supports development standards in place within the development team
  • Assists in logical and physical database design.
  • Participate in the requirements gathering meetings.
  • Participate in code review sessions.



Applicants are expected to meet these qualifications to be considered for this position.

Bachelors/Associates in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, MIS, or Web Development is highly preferred along with 3+ years of accomplished experience working in web development.  The ideal candidate will have experience coding in PHP or ASP.NET.

  • JavaScript / jQuery
  • MySQL 5.7/8.0 or SQL Server 2008/2012/2016
  • Basic understanding of (X)HTML and CSS
  • Strong experience and understanding of object oriented development principles.
  • Experience with Visual Studio, GIT Source Control
  • Relevant Certification(s) a bonus
  • Strong conceptualization, analytical, and logic skills.
  • Must excel at working with peers within a team environment.
  • Ability to meet project plan timelines and produce a high quality product.
  • Ability to take individual initiative and accountability for assignments.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new tools and technologies.
  • Provides effective communication regarding issues, objectives, initiatives and performance.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills required.
  • Must be available to work primary onsite - no contractors or outsourcers, please.

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