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Senior Web Developer and DevOps Engineer

6133 Bristol Parkway #150 Culver City, California
Job number: 4345

Job Description:

Senior Web Developer and DevOps Engineer

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Job Description:
We are the Digital Marketing Direct to Consumer Division of Globe Life, an S&P 500 company. Our rapidly expanding Web Development group in Culver City (Silicon Beach) is looking to hire a sharp Senior Web Developer with 5+ years of experience in Web Development and a strong understanding of DevOps, especially in the AWS platform. Benefits are generous and include a Pension Plan, 401K matching, and health/dental insurance.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
This hands-on position will be involved in the design, development and maintenance of successful lead generation and online application web sites. This is a senior level position for a software developer who is experienced and proficient in creating high-quality cloud-based web solutions, and is able to identify project requirements, formulate scalable software designs, and create applications in an Agile SDLC environment. This position will also be involved in the design and implementation of infrastructure build, release, and deployment, as well as pipeline automation, optimization and management. Experience with leading a team is a plus but not required.

Responsibilities include:
• Help maintain the current Globe Life web sites, as well as develop new sites based on architected plans and established business rules. The majority of the projects are in PHP and Javascript, though NodeJS and Python are also used
• Work closely with other developers on website changes and new projects
• Setup, maintain, and monitor various pertinent AWS Services
• Document business rules and website logic
• Build, optimize and maintain CI/CD Pipelines
• Maintain and add new services to AWS infrastructure using Terraform
• Help create technical methodologies for engineering solutions
• Update and maintain code based on latest ADA and SEO recommendations
• Develop code securely with awareness of OWASP Top 10
• Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
• Ability to work Full-Time and/or Part-Time based on the specific position for which you're applying

Required Skills

Required Skills:
• Proficient in backend languages like PHP, Python, NodeJS (PHP 7 and the Laravel framework preferred).
• Proficient in Javascript frontend frameworks like Vue.js, React, and/or Angular
• Proficiency with CSS3, CSS Preprocessors (SASS/LESS) and HTML5
• Proficiency setting up, using, and monitoring various AWS Services (ec2, ECS, ElastiCache, s3, DynamoDB, API Gateway, CloudWatch)
• Proficiency with Git source code management systems (GitHub, AWS CodeCommit)
• Comfortable in a Linux development environment, including shell/bash scripting
• Understanding of cURL and API integrations
• Ability to write SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite)
• Understanding of NoSQL (DynamoDB preferred)
• A solid understanding of web application development processes, from the user-interface (UI/UX) to relational database structures
• Experience with CI/CD Workflows and Docker containers
• Experience with web-service technologies (REST, SOAP)
• Ability to setup, configure, and work in containers (Docker preferred)
• Understanding of ADA and SEO Best Practices
• Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and handle pressure and deadlines
• Good understanding of Cyber Security for web sites and cloud platforms
• Preferred, but not required: Proficiency using infrastructure as code tools (Terraform preferred)


Required Knowledge & Experience

Required Knowledge & Experience:
• Bachelor Degree in relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
• At least 5-7 years of experience working on medium-to-high traffic websites.

Benefits are generous and include:

  • A company-funded pension plan
  • Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) matching
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Paid Holidays

We are a small office (

Coronavirus Pandemic Note:
Due to the global pandemic, our employees are currently working remotely. However, once the office reopens this will be this will be a combination of an in-office and telecommuting position and candidates should reside in the Los Angeles area. 

**We will consider permitting up to a 100% remote and/or H1B sponsorship for the right candidate**

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Globe Life is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Please send a cover letter and resume describing your qualifications and be sure to include your salary requirements. This is a full time position.  No Contractors, No Free-Lancers, No Agencies.

Location: 6133 Bristol Parkway #150 Culver City, California

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Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for many of the health care expenses not covered by your medical plan including deductibles and co-pays. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contribution to HSA ($4500 family, $2500 single plans)

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

Do I have to apply for every job that I am interested in? - Yes. Though our Talent Acquisition Team searches our database for qualified candidates, the only way to ensure that we know what position is of interest to you is if you apply for it directly.

Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

The Whole Globe

Globe Not only is it in our name, it’s in our hearts. Our Company thrives off of diversity and has created a culture focused on inclusivity. These two components are the pillars of our foundation and the guiding principles that build our employees and leaders.

No Ceiling

SmileThe insurance industry may be traditional, but Globe Life has been, is, and always will be dedicated to building an inclusive, sustainable, and inspiring environment that does not have a ceiling on growth.