Janus Henderson Investors Web Developer in Denver, Colorado

Janus Henderson Global Investors is a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a broad range of actively managed funds.

We provide our institutional, retail and high net-worth individuals with access to skilled investment professionals representing a broad range of asset classes including, equities, fixed income, multi asset and alternatives.

We are a team of independent thinkers who work tirelessly to help our clients achieve their goals – and we do it by fostering an energetic and collaborative culture that ensures our people love the place they work.

Headquartered in London, Janus Henderson is a truly global asset manager with a diverse geographic footprint, managing assets from 27 offices globally and employing more than 2,000 staff.

Overview of the Role

You will design, develop, maintain and support Janus Henderson WordPress websites. You will be responsible for developing solutions for all tiers of the application; framework, controls, middle-tier business components, database layer, etc. You will also participate in formulating standards and development practices.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will:

  • Design, develop, and maintain software to support multiple consumer web sites

  • Participate in the Agile development process

  • Coordinate and participate in Architecture and Design discussions

  • Provide technical expertise to explain short and long term impacts of decisions

  • Debug and fix software defects

  • Perform code reviews for team mates

  • Provide 1st tier support for developed applications

  • Work in individual and team environments

  • Experience with WordPress CMS

  • Strong experience with JavaScript, CSS and HTML

  • Carry out additional duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Technical Skills and Qualifications

Expert Knowledge:

  • CSS (SASS, LESS), HTML development

  • JavaScript development and best practices

  • WordPress themes and frontend plugin development

  • Web MVC patterns and concepts

  • Responsive design and UX best practices

Functional Knowledge

  • Web Services (REST, SOAP, etc ..) and integration of Web Services with Web Sites

  • Understanding of http request and response mechanisms such as forwards, redirects, browser certificates, cookies and Ajax

  • Understanding of web security principles such as cross-site scripting and session management

Design and Process

  • Candidate must have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.

  • Analytical skills – should be able to identify multiple solutions to the same problem and ability to explain advantages/disadvantages of each

  • Ability to implement websites based on prototype designs

  • Experience developing and designing solutions that contribute to massively scalable, secure, high availability environments.

Software Development Process

  • Iterative/Agile development methods

  • Understanding of source code control processes and release management

  • Experience in full SDLC

Team Dynamic

  • Ability to successfully work at high intellectual levels in an environment with high expectations where priorities and projects are constantly dynamic.

  • Teamwork and collaboration – ability to accept and offer constructive criticism of designs/implementation

  • Proven ability to manage multiple assignments, priorities, and projects in a demanding environment

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, demonstrating the ability to communicate technology concepts to all personnel.

  • Ability to dive into new technologies and independently learn languages as needed across multiple platforms.

  • Flexible and Adaptable

  • 5+ years of professional experience developing web-based applications.

  • 3+ years developing WordPress websites

  • Bachelor’s degree desired with an emphasis in graphic arts, multimedia, or web design.

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

  • PC usage up to 100% of the time.

  • Basic office equipment such as telephone, copier, and fax machines, etc.

  • Cellular phone or digital pager will be worn

  • May be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and may include weekend/evening/holiday hours.

For those in scope of Knowledge & Competence (MiFID II)

  • Knowledge of financial markets, financial markets function and the impact of economic figures and national/regional/global events on markets

  • Understanding of issues relating to market abuse and anti-money laundering

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance training

  • Annual Attestation (Knowledge and Competence in-scope roles only)

Compliance Requirements

At a minimum the role will require you to:

  • Place the interest of Janus Henderson’s Clients first and always act in accordance with TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) principles

  • Understand and follow laws and regulations applicable for your role, seeking the help of your supervising manager or Compliance if you would like further explanation or direction regarding this

  • Understand and abide by all Janus Henderson policies applicable to your role, and ask for the support/guidance of the policy owner if you are unsure at any time

  • You are ultimately accountable for your actions and responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary.

Janus Henderson Investors (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee’s job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson Investors at its sole discretion).

All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson Investors' Investment Advisory Code of Ethics related to personal securities activities and other disclosure and certification requirements, including past political contributions and political activities. Applicants’ past political contributions or activity may impact applicants’ eligibility for this position. Janus Henderson Investors is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. All applications are subject to background checks.