Associate Developer

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 are responsible for ensuring their code meets client expectations prior to a release.  Associate Developers will work on development tasks including bug fixes and change requests across a number of different solutions and technology stacks while identifying and mitigating risk when possible.

  • 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.
  • Risk Management: Identify risks and communicate to account team. 
  • Communication: Provide status updates to team leaders and Project Managers frequently and clearly.
  • Documentation: Update standard and account specific documentation.
  • Code Management: Use best practices with source control, frequent & verbose check-ins, commented and clean coding practices.  Merge code as required following Velir’s established best practices.
  • Testing: Provide adequate testing before delivering to QA.  When applicable keep unit and integration tests up to date.
  • Environments: Understand the roles of each environment (DEV, QA, UAT, STAGE, PROD) and leverage effectively.
  • Estimation and Planning: Participate in validating requirements and the creation and validation of development estimates for project planning.
  • Process: Learn and adopt current Velir processes.  Provide suggestions for improving process and practices on an account level.
knowledge, SKILLS, and abilities
  • Willingness to explore new/unfamiliar technologies.
  • Continued learning and application of OO design and development techniques.
  • Eager to learn and continuously improve.
  • Ability to debug and find problems within existing systems.
  • Understanding of Object Oriented Design and Programming.
education & Experience
  • College degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Full project life cycle experience preferred or understanding.
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.

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