Web Developer II
Larson Texts Inc. - Erie, PA
Full Time
4 Year Degree

Larson Texts, Inc. and Big Ideas Learning, LLC produce student-friendly, market-leading mathematics textbooks for kindergarten through college calculus that are used by over five million students each year. Larson Texts has been deeply committed to providing innovative and coherent print, digital, and online materials to the education community for more than 30 years.

Larson Texts is looking for a highly motivated Web Developer II in the Technology department. 

General Purpose of Position:

The Web Developer II reports directly to the Technology Department Head. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Perform front end and back end development and maintenance on web and mobile products.
  • Lead development of digital products as required.
  • Provide guidance to developer team members as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop secure, high traffic web sites and applications using modern web programming languages and techniques.
  • Perform front-end and back-end web development.
  • Perform maintenance on web sites and servers.
  • Analyze and improve website performance.
  • Research and apply modern web development trends and techniques.
  • Ensure web site functionality across multiple browsers and platforms, including mobile.
  • Lead development of digital products as required.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to developer team members.
  • Collaborate with team members to estimate and inform product plans.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field. Equivalent work experience also accepted.
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as ReactJS and Angular
  • Experience with Git and code repositories
  • Experience developing with the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) and database-driven content
  • Experience with content management systems such as WordPress or SilverStripe
  • Experience configuring and administering Linux web servers
  • Knowledge of best practices in web data security
  • Knowledge of user-centered and responsive design techniques and best practices
  • Experience with cross-browser and cross-platform accessibility and compatibility
  • Experience integrating third-party systems, including single sign-on (SSO)
  • Experience with learning management system (LMS) and IMS Global technologies preferred
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills

The job is located in Erie, PA.

We offer many benefits including health insurance, personal time off, 401k, tuition reimbursement, health club reimbursement, a casual and modern work environment, free parking, and coffee.