Virginia Premier Health Plan Front-End Web Developer in Richmond, Virginia

About Us

Don’t just find a job, find your WHY at a purpose-driven organization; discover a career at Virginia Premier.

By blending quality benefits, affiliating with the world-renowned VCU Health System and offering career-advancing development programs, we allow our employees to focus on the meaningful work of improving and saving the lives of more than 200,000 people throughout the state of Virginia.

At Virginia Premier, we are building an industry leading health care organization through dedicated teams that have heart, provide top-notch quality member services and embrace our mission of inspiring healthy living within the communities we serve. Our vision is to connect people to innovation, quality and affordable health care for all phases of life.

If this sounds like you, read on!


The Front End Web Developer is responsible for development of Virginia Premier websites using a combination of programming skills such as HTML5, CSS3, PHP, and JavaScript. A successful candidate will have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems, experience with responsive design, and an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment.

Virginia Premier currently uses a mix of technologies. We have websites built in both Drupal and WordPress, and website applications built in AngularJS and in PHP. We are in the beginning stages of a project to replace all websites with a single content management system/experience software.

*Please note: This is a direct permanent position only... No straight contract, no 3rd parties please.


  • Collaborate with Marketing Design Team in the development and maintenance of websites

  • Use source control and bug tracking software

  • Work both independently and with other developers

  • Write well-documented code

  • Promote best practices for front-end development

  • Working closely with internal team to understand and formulate solutions to client needs

  • Prepare technical documentation



  • BA/BS degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field preferred, or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree


  • Extensive knowledge of HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript and jQuery

  • Experience with JavaScript & front-end frameworks

  • Experience with CSS Preprocessors

  • Experience with RESTful services and APIs

  • Experience with cross browser development

  • Experience with content management systems such as WordPress and/or Drupal

  • Experience with PHP

  • Experience with responsive web design

  • Experience with an Experience Platform such as SiteCore is a plus

  • Experience with 508 compliance is a plus

  • Experience with automated testing is a plus

  • Problem solving skills / Troubleshooting

  • Experience with software development processes and methodology; Agile development is a plus

  • Deadline focused, detail oriented, well organized and self-motivated

  • Experience with responsive design is required.

  • Understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment, is required.


  • 5 years of work experience in IT applications development

  • 3 years of work experience in front end development

  • 3 years of work experience in a CMS (content management system)


  • Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. EOE

Job ID 2018-5359

As an equal opportunity employer, Virginia Premier is committed to a diverse workforce. To ensure non-discrimination and affirmative action for individuals protected by Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, as amended, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, Virginia Premier will consider applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact Recruitment at 804-819-5151 for assistance. It is the policy of Virginia Premier Health Plan, Inc., to comply with the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988. It is a violation of our drug-free workplace policy to use, possess, sell, trade, and/or offer for sale alcohol, illegal drugs or intoxicants in our workplace. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Virginia Premier participates in E-verify.